Kelechi Udoagwu

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

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Load. Aim. Fire – One EIT’s Lessons & Resolutions in 3 short months at MEST

by on Monday, October 31st, 2016, filed under Incubator

What it takes to get to the top! My dear girl, Tonight I write with a different conviction in my heart. A conviction about the journey to success. Many have written about this. Millions of books have been sold worldwide that talk of the ten, five, twenty steps to success. Here’s my take on it. Read More


MEST Hosts Annual Africa Technology Summit In Lagos

by on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016, filed under EventsIncubatorSchool

Following the success of last year’s annual Africa Tech Summit (ATS), MEST is proud to announce its entry into the mega city to host the second annual ATS on December 6-7 in Lagos, Nigeria. Introduced through a series of themed panels and keynote presentations, this year’s ATS discussions will identify and explore the key players Read More


Payments startup, Amplify removes all transaction charges for Nigerian businesses

by on Thursday, October 13th, 2016, filed under Incubator

As part of its mission to support Nigerian businesses, Nigerian payments company Amplify (MEST incubatee) has launched a Zero Transaction Charge campaign, where no transaction charges will be applied on businesses that sign up on Amplify and go live between October 12th and November 30th, 2016. For these businesses, Amplify will process their first One Read More


MeQasa Celebrates 3 Years in Business!

by on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016, filed under Incubator

In a country where the process of finding property has historically been more a pain than pleasure, the birth of meQasa three years ago was a welcome relief. Founded by three Ghanaian graduates from Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), the startup’s product – meQasa.com – currently features over 23,000 residential and commercial properties from Read More


Two AgriTech Startups receive US$100,000 from KOSMOS and Incubation at MEST

by on Monday, October 3rd, 2016, filed under EventsIncubator

Accra, GHANA – September 29, 2016 – Earlier in March this year, Kosmos Energy in partnership with MEST launched a new flagship corporate social investment programme, the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) and the KIC AgriTech Challenge, in Accra with the aim of nurturing the development of market-based solutions developed by young Ghanaian technology entrepreneurs addressing Read More


One of MEST’s Fierce Women: Meet Dziffa Akua Ametam

by on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016, filed under SchoolWomen in Tech

Dziffa Akua Ametam is one of MEST’s new Communications Fellows. She’s also an entrepreneur, founder of Dziffa.com, a social enterprise that increases the global reach of local businesses by providing them with branding, marketing, and distribution services. Dziffa was awarded the 2014 Entrepreneur of the year by African Youth Excellence, named Top 30 Under 30 Read More