Incubator

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From the beginning, the global entrepreneurship community has taken an interest in MEST Portfolio Company Qisimah. The startup offers a radio content monitoring platform that provides key stakeholders in the music industry with real-time data in regards to their...

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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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We’re excited to announce MEST Portfolio Company Dropque has been accepted into the PeaceTech Accelerator program in Washington D.C. The PeaceTech Accelerator is an eight-week program providing intensive mentorship and training, with particular emphasis on cloud technology, to startups...

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This June, Africa’s senior policy-makers, business angels, top innovators, and other experts will gather in Kigali, Rwanda for the Africa Innovation Summit. The summit serves as a platform working to harness the innovative potential of the African continent through...

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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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AgroInnova Heads to Zambia for ICT4D

Sylvana Lewin | Monday, May 21st, 2018

ICT has  the potential to make a massive impact when applied to the development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges we currently face. For the past ten years, the ICT4D conference has brought stakeholders together to discuss that potential and how...

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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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Amplify Wins with mTransfers at #RAM747

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Amplify is revolutionizing the way customers make online payments through a new flagship product, mTransfers. mTransfers  enables users to transfer funds and perform other banking services directly via Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Blackberry Messenger, Twitter, and other social media...

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MEST Member Feature: FinChatBot

Nazli Allie | Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

MEST Incubator Cape Town is home to tech entrepreneurs, freelancers and small businesses. Today we spoke to one of our members, Romain Diaz – co-founder of FinChatBot – to find out how they use AI to impact the insurance...

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Not many entrepreneurs can say they’ve attended a hackathon on a plane, but now thanks to Royal Air Maroc several of the MEST entrepreneurs have been able to do just that! Earlier this month, Royal Air Maroc in partnership...

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