Events

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It’s hard to believe, but three months have already gone by since the last Guest Lecture Weekend at MEST! We’ve reached the halfway point of our final NewCo projects, and this year’s Entrepreneurs in Training are hard at work...

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MEST Cape Town Community Conversations is a monthly meetup that focuses on topics chosen by MEST Cape Town community members. The topic for May looked at the South African entrepreneurial journey with GirlHype founder Baratang Miya, who will also...

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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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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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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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The MEST Incubator Cape Town is part of the Pan-African MEST community of entrepreneurs and innovators working within technology, venture capital, digital and media with the goal of bringing together the brightest minds in each field. Community Conversations is...

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Working toward a more cohesive tech ecosystem in Africa We’re thrilled to officially announced this year’s flagship MEST event: the 3rd MEST Africa Summit, which will take place in the home of our new MEST Incubator, Cape Town, 18-20...

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Every three months, the MEST community comes together for Guest Lecture Weekend. Staff members fly in from Cape Town, Nairobi, Lagos, Silicon Valley and beyond to join the MEST EITs and founders for a weekend of guest lectures, pitches,...

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Dean of Microsoft 4Afrika Academy, Lutz Ziob, discussed his path to working at Microsoft and lessons learned with the MEST community during March Guest Lecture Weekend, alongside Brightpearl cofounder Andrew Mulvenna, Bestman Games founder Nimi Akinkugbe, and V8 Ventures...

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Managing Partner of Nigeria’s V8 Ventures, Tobi Oke, shared his experience with the MEST community during March Guest Lecture Weekend, alongside Brightpearl cofounder Andrew Mulvenna, Bestman Games founder Nimi Akinkugbe, and Dean of Microsoft 4Afrika Academy Lutz Ziob. Oke’s...

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