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Believe in people! Skills and aptitude are key. However, at the end of the day, it’s your ability to develop people that makes the difference.  We’re pleased to announce that with the launch of the MEST Cape Town Incubator,...

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Lagos Joins MEST Pan-African Network of Incubators

Nosa Omusi | Friday, November 24th, 2017

On Tuesday, MEST Africa welcomed Lagos into its Pan-African Incubator community with the launch of the MEST Lagos Incubator in Nigeria. We’re thrilled to strengthen our presence in Nigeria as we work toward our goal of developing Africa’s next...

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MEST Lagos hosted the second event in its Talks series on 13th November, featuring Cedric Atangana who discussed the art and science of pitching. Cedric is a Co-Founder of Infinity Space whose flagship product is WeCashUP, an API that...

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Last Thursday, MEST Incubator Fellow Anton Hägerstrand held a workshop on Automated Testing. Anton comes to MEST from Meltwater, where he works as a software developer in Stockholm, Sweden. Read on for his top takeaways! Use both manual and...

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“Do you have a problem that annoys you so much you just have to solve it?” That was the question posed to participants at last week’s event: Introduction to the Business Model Canvas: Problem Solving for Value-add. In a...

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On Saturday, October 21st, Facebook Developer Circles: Accra geared up for its second gathering at the MEST Accra Incubator. This time they discussed how to properly ideate and form strong, effective teams for a tech project. Project managers, UI/UX...

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In the digital age, cyber security is becoming a critical issue. Recently Equifax, a major consumer credit reporting agency, was the victim of a major cyber attack that affected 145 million Americans. If anything, the attack has served as...

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DevOps & Ops for Devs – Top Takeaways

Sylvana Lewin | Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Last Thursday, MEST Incubator Fellow Anton Hägerstrand held a workshop on DevOps and Ops for Developers. Anton comes to MEST from Meltwater where he works as a software developer. Read on for his top takeaways! DevOps is about people,...

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7 Takeaways From Y Combinator CEO’s AMA with MEST

admin | Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Michael Seibel is CEO and Partner at Y Combinator. In addition to his work with big name startups coming out of YC, Michael founded a number of companies himself, including Socialcam, which was sold for $63M, and Justin.tv, which...

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John, one of the co-conveners, believes Facebook Developer Circles Accra can make a real impact on the community. Last Saturday, software developers in Accra gathered at the MEST Incubator for the first meeting of Facebook Developer Circles Accra, started...

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