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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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Strive Masiyiwa believes entrepreneurs will solve Africa’s most pressing problems – and that we’re about to see it happen. “There are a lot of Africans who are embarking on dangerous journeys across the (Sahara) desert and the sea in...

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“We have to do more to make sure Africa reaches its full potential.” 2017 Graduation Weekend kicked off last week with an inspiring talk from guest lecturer Trond Riiber Knudsen, Founder & CEO of Norwegian TRK Group AS. Trond’s...

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In the last couple of months, Andrew Berkowitz of The Global Startup Movement has been on a mission to understand the fast-growing and evolving technology ecosystem in Africa – Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and all other 50 African countries. He...

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Last month, Asoriba, one of our incubator companies – the acclaimed web and mobile church management and social application – hosted six MBA students from Harvard Business School in their offices at the Meltwater Incubator to aid Asoriba’s expansion efforts using...

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Flippy Campus Shakes Hands With MEST Africa Accra, Ghana. May 2nd, 2017 – Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), Africa’s premier startup school/incubator sent its first Flip post to its students and entrepreneurs using the Flippy Campus app last...

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Popcorn, big screens, and good conversation afterwards! On Friday, 21 April, join us for a special one-time screening of this new empowering documentary on female entrepreneurship titled: She Started It. She Started It aims gives a new face to...

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Emmanuel Quartey was a mastermind at MEST – connecting stakeholders and partners, organizing ecosystem events, contributing original thought pieces and long-form product design articles, projecting just the right amount of MEST energy into everything he was a part of,...

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Harish Vemuri, a consultant from Bain and Company, spent six months with us as an Incubator Fellow. He, so generously, volunteered his time with us, working with 3 MEST Incubated startups on everything from product design, sales, financial projections...

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MEST Women and their Global Impact

Kelechi Udoagwu | Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

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...

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