Incubator

2017: 10 Moments to Remember for MEST Companies

Sylvana Lewin | Monday, January 15th, 2018

2017 a year to remember at MEST, and an incredibly exciting year for many of our companies. From the launch of 2 brand new incubator spaces in Lagos and Cape Town, to our twelve new portfolio companies, to the...

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Founder Feature: Winnie Akoko

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

This week we sat down with Anitrack CEO Winnie Akoko. Read on to learn why Oprah Winfrey is her inspiration and why she believes it’s important to always ask for help!   Where are you from? I am from...

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Church CRM Asoriba Scales Pan-African

Sylvana Lewin | Monday, January 8th, 2018

“When we were EITs at MEST, we were always told to say I will build a globally successful world class company. From day one, we knew we weren’t just setting out to build a Ghanaian SME.” – Nana Agyeman...

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Founder Feature: Ayo Dawodu

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

This week we sat down with Loystar CEO Ayo Dawodu. Read on to learn why he’s grateful for MEST!   Where are you from? I am from Lagos Island, Nigeria.   Tell me a bit about your company. At...

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On the 6th of December, the MEST Incubator Lagos held the maiden edition of the MEST Tech Conversations. MEST Tech Conversions are a deep dive into rising trends and relevant topics within the local and global tech ecosystem, narrowing...

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MEST AgriTech Companies Celebrate Farmers’ Day

Sylvana Lewin | Friday, December 15th, 2017

On Friday, December 1st, MEST’s six AgriTech teams were out in full force taking part in Farmers’ Day celebrations across the country. National Farmers’ Day is celebrated every year in Ghana to honor farmers and fishers and acknowledge the...

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Founder Feature: Alfred Adusah

Sylvana Lewin | Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

This week we sat down with BuildPals’ cofounder Alfred Adusah. Read on to learn why he admires Elon Musk and why he came to MEST! Where are you from? I am from the Ashanti Region in Ghana. Tell me...

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Recently, MEST alumni and senior Incubator Fellow Kamil Nabong travelled to South Africa for the launch of the MEST Incubator Cape Town. We sat down with him to get the scoop on all things MEST Cape Town! What was...

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MEST is excited to announce an extension of our partnership with Moringa School, a world-class learning accelerator seeking to provide young, talented Africans with digital and professional skills training. Moringa is leveraging MEST Africa’s Pan-African network to offer its...

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Founder Feature: Eyram Tawia

Sylvana Lewin | Thursday, December 7th, 2017

This week we sat down with Leti Arts CEO Eyram Tawia. Read on to learn how he went from one of the first MEST teaching fellows to one of the first MEST cofounders! Tell me a bit about your...

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