3 Lessons We Took Home From The MEST Lagos Fireside Chat 2.0

by on Friday, February 24th, 2017, filed under EventsIncubator

Last weekend, the MEST Lagos Incubator held its first event in 2017, a fireside chat centred around Branding and Marketing Strategies for Startups. For over 180 minutes, Bode Pedro, Ferdy Adimefe, Dotun Olowoporoku and Neku Atawodi-Edun were engaged in insightful conversations with a very inquisitive and diverse audience of startup founders, aspiring entrepreneurs and friends Read More

Announcing our partnership with Singularity University in the first Global Impact Challenge in West Africa

by on Monday, February 20th, 2017, filed under EventsIncubator

We are excited to announce that we, at Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) have partnered with Singularity University (SU), a global community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges, to launch the SingularityU Global Impact Challenge in West Africa. Singularity University (SU) has hosted many successful Global Impact Challenges since 2010 in Read More

Facebook Product Team Finds Inspiration in MEST after Ghana Tech Tour

by on Monday, February 6th, 2017, filed under IncubatorSchool

An interview with Howard Akumiah (portrait picture below), Product Manager at Facebook. Each year, Facebook sends its team of rotational Product Managers on a global trip with the intention of studying a particular issue related to product development first-hand. In 2016, Silicon Valley PM, Howard Akumiah and his team of 12 set out to observe Read More

Meet the new MEST Accra Incubator General Manager – Ashwin Ravichandran

by on Thursday, January 19th, 2017, filed under Incubator

Starting in January this year, Ashwin Ravichandran resumes his new role as the new MEST Accra-Incubator General Manager. Ashwin joined the MEST team in July 2015 as a Technology Teaching Fellow niched in design, scale/strategy and innovative technologies. Fast-forward to 2017, and he joins the MEST management team as the Accra Incubator General Manager. In Read More

MEST Recruiting the Next Generation of Globally Successful Entrepreneurs in South Africa

by on Monday, January 16th, 2017, filed under IncubatorSchool

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is calling South African techies and entrepreneurs to join its next dynamic cohort of trainees, with the opportunity to become world-class software developers and receive funding for their tech startups by entering the fully sponsored year-long program in Accra, Ghana which begins August 2017. Joining the program exposes the Read More

MEST Partners with SAP XM on the #EmpowerTech Christmas Crowdfunding Campaign

by on Monday, December 12th, 2016, filed under IncubatorSchool

#EmpowerTech with SAP XM & MEST – A Christmas Crowdfunding Campaign People and technology are the global drivers for economic empowerment. With the right support, people anywhere in the world can achieve anything. This Christmas, SAP Exchange Media and the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) have come together to create the “#EmpowerTech Crowdfunding Campaign” Read More