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AidahBot CTO Shares Learnings From Attending F8

Sylvana Lewin | Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Recently, Facebook held their annual developer conference, F8, in San Jose, California. The event explored everything from security and data to virtual reality and artificial intelligence with Facebook announcing exciting new launches throughout the event such as FaceDate, Clear...

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AgroInnova Heads to Zambia for ICT4D

Sylvana Lewin | Monday, May 21st, 2018

ICT has  the potential to make a massive impact when applied to the development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges we currently face. For the past ten years, the ICT4D conference has brought stakeholders together to discuss that potential and how...

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The MEST Africa Challenge is the first Pan-African pitch competition hosted by MEST, which gives applicants the opportunity to vie for a trip to Cape Town to pitch at the finals during the MEST Africa Summit and a chance...

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Google Comes to MEST Africa!

Guest Contributor | Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

This post was written by Heather Mavunga, a Zimbabwean entrepreneur in training in the MEST class of 2018. It has been an exciting two weeks filled with industry speakers, strategy advisors and C Level Executives coming to MEST to...

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Key Takeaways: The Next Frontier San Francisco

Thea Sokolowski | Monday, May 7th, 2018

MEST Presents: The Next Frontier kicked off in San Francisco May 3rd at Meltwater Headquarters. Hot off the heels of Facebook’s F8 conference, MEST MD Aaron Fu and Director of Marketing Thea Sokolowski were joined at TNF by some...

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MEST Incubator Cape Town’s Soap-Box Sessions are monthly events that welcome our members to take the stand, talk about what their startups are up to, what services and products they offer and what their company needs are. Together with...

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Ethel Cofie Returns To MEST To Speak To The Class of 2018

Guest Contributor | Friday, May 4th, 2018

This post was written by Heather Mavunga, a Zimbabwean entrepreneur in training in the MEST class of 2018. Ethel Cofie joined us at the Accra Campus of MEST last  Wednesday afternoon to share her entrepreneurial journey with the MEST...

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Amplify Wins with mTransfers at #RAM747

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Amplify is revolutionizing the way customers make online payments through a new flagship product, mTransfers. mTransfers  enables users to transfer funds and perform other banking services directly via Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Blackberry Messenger, Twitter, and other social media...

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