What we do

MEST is an Africa-wide technology entrepreneur training program, internal seed fund, and network of hubs offering incubation for technology startups in Africa.

For young aspiring and established African entrepreneurs, MEST Africa provides the skills, mindset, and experiences to build a globally successful tech company. Beyond tech and entrepreneurial skills training, MEST Africa provides a real-world advantage to entrepreneurs through funding, business incubation, and access to a global tech network.

We provide skills in Tech Entrepreneurship

Prepare yourself for the rigors of entrepreneurship with our fully sponsored, graduate-level program in Software Development and Business.

We support early-stage startups to take off

Get the opportunity to launch your technology business with seed funding between $50k-$250k, incubation, and access to a global tech community.

We bring the tech & startup community together

Our Hubs provide startups with business support & networking across the startup lifecycle and also serve as ecosystem centers for the tech community. 

Our impact


People Trained


Businesses Funded


Countries reached


Jobs created

Alumni success stories

Our Portfolio

80+ software companies tackling Africa’s biggest problems across industries

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