Portfolio Companies

MEST has invested in 25+ early stage companies in industries such as e-commerce, agriculture, healthcare IT, consumer internet, and digital media.

MEST Incubator, Ghana


Connecting people & technology

Ampersand Technologies Ltd is a software consultancy company that builds customized software solutions for individuals & businesses. We have our own products such as Wedlocker, an online wedding vendor directory and Car Care, a mobile application for car owners to maintain their cars. We are set out to make systems and behaviors more efficient using technology.



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Effective church administration and seamless member engagement

Asoriba is a web and mobile application that enables effective church administration for leaders and seamless engagement with members.



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Get things done back home in Ghana

Beam is a concierge service that serves the needs of Ghanaians abroad. We help you choose and deliver gifts to loved ones, pay hospital bill and school fees, and check up on your construction project in Ghana.



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Cocktail Insights

A social media analytics and publishing platform

A social media analytics and marketing tool enabling eCommerce businesses and merchants maximize the returns of their social media marketing.



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Develop Less

Devless is a Back-end as a Service used by Developers to rapidly prototype and develop scalable web, mobile and IOT applications and with ease.Our platform provides provides backend functionality (such as authentication, push notification, user management, search, etc.) of your application as plug and play modules that you can integrate into your application so you do not have to write code to build them. With Devless you could focus more on what matters most, saving you time and cost. Devless is open source, could be installed on any server of your choice and customized to the needs of your application.



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Flippy Campus

The Ultimate Campus Experience

Flippy Campus is an app that puts a student’s entire campus experience on his phone. On Flippy Campus, students can get notices and announcements from their department, hall or social groups on campus. Students can also connect with their friends on campus as well as people in other schools.



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Seamless farm management

Ghalani provides a mobile and web-based ERP solution designed for the contract farming sector that integrates all agricultural supply chain processes seamlessly. We help fast growing contract farming schemes scale their farming operations. We do this through a farm and labour management software that helps contractors efficiently manage large number of farmers to improve productivity and reduce risks.




Boost Sales with Social Reviews

Kudobuzz is a customizable tool that allows e-commerce websites to feature select positive social testimonials & product / services reviews on their websites and interact directly with the people who are talking about them. Our machine-learning algorithms filter and categorize a brand’s social buzz in real time, to accurately identify praise, flag discontent and highlight potential for follow-up, ensuring brands don’t miss an opportunity to engage their customers.



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Leti Arts

Mobile Gaming & Digital Media

Leti Arts (formerly Leti Games) is a digital media company leading the next wave of Africa’s rich storytelling tradition. Our vision is to shape a new generation of uniquely African content by creating engaging comic and games that pay homage to the continent’s greatest legends. Our content portfolio borrows from fables told by the Zulu, Massai, Ashanti and more to craft new tales appealing to a modern audience. Using exciting, interactive, mobile-driven mediums, our digital content will reignite the imaginations of children and adults alike.



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Build customer loyalty that lasts

Loystar is a merchant-facing mobile app that helps merchants keep their customers coming back using loyalty programs. Customers are able to earn points by spending at merchant stores, and the earned points can be redeemed for a deal or reward decided by the merchant. With the mobile app, merchants are able to easily design and run these loyalty programs for their business.



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The Easiest Way to Rent, Buy, and Sell Property in Ghana

Online real estate marketplace that provides access to real estate with all pertinent information and images attached. Real estate developments of all categories are covered, from daily leases to two-year rent contracts and sales as well. Home owners and real estate agents can list easily on the site or from their android smart phones at their own convenience with ease. meQasa provides a house seeker with, in addition to the required information provided by real estate development representatives (agents and owners), information on locations of essential service providers in proximity to each listing viewed. The goal is to provide all information necessary for making a final buying decision so a seeker is close to closing the deal by the time of viewing the property offline.



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AF Radio

Rediscover Radio

AF Radio is an application the helps radio lovers, enjoy radio content they know and love, while discovering more. It also helps helps the consumers to interact with the radio stations while allowing the radio stations to get feedback on how the content they are producing is faring with their consumers, and algo get indepth information about who exactly their listeners are.



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Empowering Connections

Nandimobile provides on-demand services that enable businesses to connect with their customers on their mobile phones in a way that can easily be managed and monitored.



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Reaching Africa Seamlessly

PollAfrique is a web & mobile solution designed to facilitate primary market and social research in Africa, by allowing respondents to participate in incentive surveys via SMS, USSD, IVR, and e-mail channels. PollAfrique provides the convenience of a wide pool of African respondents, enabling researchers to reach targeted demographics, thereby improving overall response rates in the administration of surveys.



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Your Store Everywhere

RetailTower creates e-commerce marketing software that helps online merchants promote their products and drive traffic through online sales channels. RetailTower serves more than 10,000 online retailers, integrates with leading e-commerce platforms and comparisonshopping engines. We’re also a Preferred Solutions Provider for Amazon product Ads.



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Multi-Channel Inventory and Order Management

SynCommerce is the easiest way for online merchants to manage inventory and process orders across multiple sales channels from a centralized dashboard.

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Discover and Share Amazing Hairstyles

A social community mobile app for black women to find hairstyle inspiration. In addition , women have access to detailed information about each hairstyle, such as the name and location of the salon/stylist that had the hair done, the products used to achieve the desired result and a price range for having it done.



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TroTro Tractor

Get your tractor like a trotro

A service that matches the tractors and tractor operators in Ghana to smallholder farmers. This is essential because Ghana has a large deficit of tractors, so it is important to maximize efficient usage.




Software Intelligence for the Freight Forwarding Industry

Vestracker is the information management service for the freight forwarding industry. We make acquiring, sharing and managing freight information easy and accessible. For both small and multinational freight forwarders, the problem is clear; they spend valuable time and resources inefficiently tracking shipments, often across several shipping lines with multiple stakeholders involved in each transaction. Vestracker automates this process and makes it more efficient.




MEST Incubator, Nigeria


Recurring payment solution for African merchants

Amplify is a payment solution that helps businesses accept and manage recurring payments from their customers. Amplify is more than just a payment gateway but also a complete customer engagement solution for subscription businesses.


Online marketplace that connects apprentices to professionals

Beavly is an online marketplace that connects people to top professionals to learn alongside them in their workplace. Trainees gain practical knowledge and hands-on experience by interacting physically with the professionals. The platform currently focuses solely on making connections in fast growing vocational industries such hair styling, fashion design, beauty and makeup, catering, artisanry etc.We’re looking to expand into other industries soon.

Curacel Health

Work simply, smarter

Curacel-Health is an affordable and easy to use electronic health information management system for clinics in developing countries. It is a web and offline application that transforms paper records into a searchable, updatable digital format and manages appointments and other patient communications. Curacel-Health clinics can also access a financial dashboard that allows for collection of digital payments, cash flow reporting, and transparency into status of all billings.


Video Interviewing made easy

Dropque is a simple to use one way video interviewing tool that goes beyond the CV enabling employers to know more about an applicant’s personality and skills before meeting them while streamlining the recruitment process. Every experience is unique and we use Dropque to help applicants tell their stories better and shine the spotlight on their achievements and experiences. With Dropque an Applicant’s best foot is always forward. Dropque is an intuitive web based dashboard for the Employer and available as a native android and mobile web app for Applicants.

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Connecting the world to do good through fashion

OnceNOut curates the best in pre-owned branded designer fashion items from the coolest and fashionable individuals all over the World and make it available to individuals in Africa, at competitive prices. Buy affordable and cool pre-owned fashion from OnceNOut trusting that 10% of all proceeds are being used to support a disabled child in Nigeria. This we take very seriously. Currently available in Nigeria.

Past Investments

Claim Sync

Acquired by Genkey. ClaimSync helps healthcare providers create electronic patient records, prepare medical claims, and send claims to health insurance companies in electronic format. This enables our clients to significantly decrease claims processing costs, limit data entry errors and improve overall efficiency.


Acquired by Kirusa. Saya offers a cross-platform mobile group messaging application that is available to both feature and smart phone users.


Turn Your Contacts Into Loyal Customers

Dropifi is the easiest way for small businesses to connect with their customers, understand their needs and boost their sales. Our smart widget and back office helps businesses better visualize, analyze and respond to incoming messages. They can also view the demographic and social data of customers, analyze the real emotions behind the messages they receive and automatically route messages to the people most empowered to respond through smart rules. Our social reviews enable them collect and display glowing customer testimonials on their website to boost traffic and sales.


Better Payroll for Africa

PaySail is an extremely simple way for local businesses to run payroll and pay your employees each month. Our service automatically runs payroll for our customers and generates the appropriate tax reports. We also handle tax and social security filings on behalf of your customers. Our mission is to give our customers an exceptional payroll experience.


Web and Mobile Advertising for Africa

An African internet and mobile Advertising Network that provides relevant ads to web and mobile publishers and application developer. Adsbrook enables businesses and advertising agencies to reach a new and wider audiences through web and mobile channels.


Life Flows in Streams. We Help You Collect and Share Them

Suba is a photosharing app that offers users access to memories from every perspective of an event. Users can create, join and share photo albums in a fun and controlled way. It’s also easy to comment, favorite or even doodle on photos to enrich the social experience of events.


Freelancepro helps ecommerce merchants to maximize their sales by building better stores. Our app, ConversionPro, allows retailers to learn about areas where their stores need improvement using analytics and makes recommendations on how to fix the issues.


Seamless People Coordination for Executive Assistants

Orgaroo is a web application that helps people who coordinate to seamlessly organize itineraries, manage activities, and keep their attendees on track with real-time updates. If you’re in charge of moving a team of employees from your department to a conference, meeting, or event, you’ve got a lot to think about: itineraries, flights, hotels, conference sessions, delayed or cancelled appointments, all these possibly different for each attendee and it can get tedious and confusing. Orgaroo delivers automated reminders of meetings, maps of venues, and photos of the people to meet, to your team.


Where the Job Finds You

mPawa is a job matching service developed by Innokiq. mPawa supports the posting of jobs and the onwards notification to blue collar workers in Africa.The overall idea is to bridge the gap that exists in the current blue collar recruitment space; that is getting blue collar workers into a centralized location and allowing employers to easily reach them.

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