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Recently, MEST Incubator Lagos sealed a significant partnership with MainOne, West Africa’s major connectivity and data services provider. Through the partnership, MainOne will provide the incubator with high-speed internet connectivity through  MainOne’s extensive fiber network. With a reputation for...

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Airbus BizLab’s Africa4Future Challenge has returned to Africa for a second time, in partnership with ecosystem facilitator GIZ Make-IT in Africa, pan-African incubator MEST Africa, and innovation consultancy Innocircle. The challenge launched in Toulouse, France in October 2018, and opened a call...

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Airbus BizLab’s Africa4Future Challenge returns to Africa for a second time, in partnership with ecosystem facilitator GIZ Make-IT in Africa, pan-African incubator MEST Africa, and innovation consultancy Innocircle. The challenge launched in Toulouse, France in October 2018, and opened...

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Toulouse, 30 October 2018 – Airbus BizLab’s #Africa4Future Challenge returns to Africa for a second time, in partnership with ecosystem facilitator GIZ Make-IT in Africa, pan-African incubator MEST Africa, and innovation consultancy Innocircle. The global powerhouse today announced the...

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Kosmos Innovation Center Wins 2018 P3 Impact Award

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

We’re thrilled to announce the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC), a public-private partnership between MEST, DAI Global, and Kosmos Energy, has been chosen to receive the P3 Impact Award at this year’s Concordia Summit!   For the past five years,...

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Linda Nanan Vallee is the Senior Advisor in charge of innovation, new ICT jobs and accompanying startups at Côte d’Ivoire’s Digital Economy Ministry and the Post. Over the past few years, she has focused efforts on bringing ICT education...

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MEST Lagos has partnered with Honeywell Group, one of the largest diversified enterprises in Nigeria, to launch their inaugural Itanna Accelerator Program. The Itanna Accelerator kicked off on August 6th, 2018 as an innovation program for tech-enabled Nigerian startups...

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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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DataHack4FI is back with Season 2 of the successful innovation competition! This year we’re partnering  with insight2impact, a global resource centre that seeks to improve financial inclusion through the smarter use of data. DataHack4FI Season 2 comes to Ghana...

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“I think that female entrepreneurship is important for many reasons. Women are natural entrepreneurs, and it is easy for them to give life to the best entrepreneurial ideas. They are also enduring and can thus face the challenges brought...

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