An Insightful Recap and Full Picture Album from the She Started It Screening for Female Entrepreneurs

by on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017, filed under EventsSchool

She Started It. She’s starting it. She’s gonna start it – Entrepreneurship through a woman’s eyes I’ve never been much for the women empowerment movement. For various personal reasons I would say. I’ve always been apprehensive about any event or blog or book that particularly largely emphasized ‘female agenda’ as I described it. Strange I’d Read More

MEST Announces Partnership with Paris&Co To Boost Collaboration Across Europe and Africa

by on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, filed under IncubatorSchool

We are so proud to announce a new partnership between Paris&Co and Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST).   On Friday, April 21, Paris&Co and Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence of HE François Pujolas, the Ambassador of France to Ghana.   Paris&Co is the economic Read More

The Geeks on a Plane Stop at MEST on their Africa-wide tour

by on Monday, March 27th, 2017, filed under EventsIncubatorSchool

On Saturday, 25 March 2017, Dave McClure, Monique Woodard (Partners at 500 Startups) and other Geeks on a Plane made a stop at MEST as part of their first ever tour of sub-Saharan Africa. They stopped at MEST in Ghana, right after exploring the vibrant tech ecosystem in Lagos, Nigeria. Geeks on a Plane is Read More

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