Kelechi Udoagwu

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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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

For Women Entrepreneurs: MEST Hosts A Screening To Encourage More Women in Tech and Business

by on Saturday, April 15th, 2017, filed under IdeasWomen in Tech

Popcorn, big screens, and good conversation afterwards! On Friday, 21 April, join us for a special one-time screening of this new empowering documentary on female entrepreneurship titled: She Started It. She Started It aims gives a new face to the popular image of the tech entrepreneur: a female face. This documentary / film follows five Read More

Emmanuel Quartey Unabashedly Shares His Favourite MEST Experiences

by on Monday, April 10th, 2017, filed under IdeasIncubator

Emmanuel Quartey was a mastermind at MEST – connecting stakeholders and partners, organizing ecosystem events, contributing original thought pieces and long-form product design articles, projecting just the right amount of MEST energy into everything he was a part of, and managing the 20+ companies at the MEST Incubator. After three years with us, moving up 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

Harish Vemuri, Incubator Fellow From Bain, Shares His MEST Experience

by on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, filed under IdeasIncubator

Harish Vemuri, a consultant from Bain and Company, spent six months with us as an Incubator Fellow. He, so generously, volunteered his time with us, working with 3 MEST Incubated startups on everything from product design, sales, financial projections to partnerships and growth hacking. Harish got into MEST via the Bains Externship Program. Considering joining Read More