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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MEST Women and their Global Impact

by on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017, filed under IdeasWomen in Tech

Culled From Our Mother Org: meltwater.com At Meltwater, we hear so much about the developments at MEST that we may run the risk of being desensitized to the very real, very global impact the school, the incubator, and the Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EIT) are having. This is especially true when it comes to looking at the role 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


Incubator Fellow, Vineet Kumar, looks back on his time working with us at MEST

by on Monday, February 27th, 2017, filed under IdeasIncubator

Vineet Kumar, one of our most loved Incubator Fellows, leaves MEST this March after a year-long contract with us supporting our tech entrepreneurs and companies. Originally from India, an avid traveler and startup enthusiast, Vineet threw himself heartily into his work here – building up our entrepreneurs and community with enthusiasm. It is with hearts Read More


3 Lessons We Took Home From The MEST Lagos Fireside Chat 2.0

by on Friday, February 24th, 2017, filed under EventsIncubator

Last weekend, the MEST Lagos Incubator held its first event in 2017, a fireside chat centred around Branding and Marketing Strategies for Startups. For over 180 minutes, Bode Pedro, Ferdy Adimefe, Dotun Olowoporoku and Neku Atawodi-Edun were engaged in insightful conversations with a very inquisitive and diverse audience of startup founders, aspiring entrepreneurs and friends Read More


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