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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Announcing our partnership with Singularity University in the first Global Impact Challenge in West Africa

by on Monday, February 20th, 2017, filed under EventsIncubator

We are excited to announce that we, at Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) have partnered with Singularity University (SU), a global community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges, to launch the SingularityU Global Impact Challenge in West Africa. Singularity University (SU) has hosted many successful Global Impact Challenges since 2010 in 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


Recap: MEST at SLAY Festival with She Leads Africa

by on Thursday, January 26th, 2017, filed under EventsWomen in Tech

Last Saturday, January 21 2017, MEST partnered with She Leads Africa to host the Breakfast With Leading Women In Tech, the kickoff session of SheLeads’ SLAY Festival 2017. She Leads Africa (SLA) is a fast-growing, tight-knit community of young, driven, entrepreneurial women who meet regularly, exchange resources and pull each other up the ladder of Read More


Meet the new MEST Accra Incubator General Manager – Ashwin Ravichandran

by on Thursday, January 19th, 2017, filed under Incubator

Starting in January this year, Ashwin Ravichandran resumes his new role as the new MEST Accra-Incubator General Manager. Ashwin joined the MEST team in July 2015 as a Technology Teaching Fellow niched in design, scale/strategy and innovative technologies. Fast-forward to 2017, and he joins the MEST management team as the Accra Incubator General Manager. In 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