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The MEST Intern Experience: Quentin Mareuse

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

For eight weeks this summer, Quentin Mareuse joined the team at the MEST Incubator Accra. We spoke to him to learn what he learned during his time at MEST and what advice he has for future MEST interns!  ...

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  Last week MEST Business Teaching Fellow Kerry Sinclair and South Africa Regional Director Victoria Jackson went to Lesotho to carry out  the UNDP & FinMark Trust Hackathon focused on financial innovation and inclusion. The hackathon was a multi-stakeholder...

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This post was written by Quentin Mareuse, an intern at the MEST Incubator Accra.   This past week, I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Northern Ghana with the TroTro Tractor team, with the aim of expanding the...

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Accra, Ghana 16th July, 2018 – AdMaxx is an audio ad network for radio and podcast content that launches today. It will enable brands to place audio ads on all playback and audio content hosted on AF Radio. Now...

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meQasa Unveils New Logo and Mobile Apps

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Ghana’s leading online real estate platform, meQasa, has been making waves in the real estate industry since it began in 2013. Last November, they became the first MEST company to make acquire a competitor when they acquired Jumia House...

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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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