MEST Hosts Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer of Facebook on the MEST Campus and Incubator

by on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, filed under IncubatorSchool

Facebook’s Chief Product Officer visits Ghana to see innovation in motion 01 March 2017, Accra – Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook, visited the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in Accra, Ghana today to meet with Ghanaian entrepreneurs and see how they are working to build sustainable technology businesses. The visit is part Read More


Dear Future Entrepreneur-in-training at MEST

by on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, filed under IdeasSchool

To all MEST Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs) – future and current 🙂 Congratulations on making it into MEST. You! Out of thousands of applicants, you got into the program. It is a privilege to be here: interacting and learning with great minds from all over the world. Take advantage of this opportunity. The zeal you have right Read More


MEST Partners With CodeBus Africa To Run Creative Coding Workshops For Local Students

by on Friday, February 10th, 2017, filed under EventsSchool

MEST joins CodeBus to organise a 100-day tech tour in celebration of 100 Years of Finland Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) and CodeBus Africa partner with other leading educational and technology organizations this month to run creative coding workshops for local students in Accra. This collaboration is part of the CodeBus Africa project, a 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


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 Recruiting the Next Generation of Globally Successful Entrepreneurs From 5 Countries

by on Sunday, January 1st, 2017, filed under School

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is calling aspiring and established 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 Read More


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