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

MEST Announces Entry into French-speaking Africa with Expansion in Côte d’Ivoire

by on Saturday, November 26th, 2016, filed under IncubatorSchool

MEST Announces Entry into French-speaking Africa with Expansion in Côte d’Ivoire Makes its public announcement at the Africa Web Festival in Abidjan Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) continues expansion across the African continent, officially announcing recruitment of Entrepreneurs-In-Training (EITs) from Côte d’Ivoire, the first French-speaking country in which MEST will have a presence. The Read More

Flippy Campus Launches Marketplace to Help Ghanaian University Students Buy and Sell from Each Other

by on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016, filed under Incubator

Flippy Campus, the social app for Ghanaian tertiary schools that promises to give the ultimate campus experience, has just launched a marketplace on its Android and web app buy and sell new and used products easily. David Mumuni, CEO of Flippy Campus, had this to say: “The Flippy Marketplace is in line with our efforts Read More

Load. Aim. Fire – One EIT’s Lessons & Resolutions in 3 short months at MEST

by on Monday, October 31st, 2016, filed under Incubator

What it takes to get to the top! My dear girl, Tonight I write with a different conviction in my heart. A conviction about the journey to success. Many have written about this. Millions of books have been sold worldwide that talk of the ten, five, twenty steps to success. Here’s my take on it. Read More