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A Tale of Data, Communities and Opportunities

Ulrich Mabou | Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

How MEST is supporting the growth of a data science & AI community in Ghana This post was written by Ulrich Mabou, an Entrepreneur-in-Training in MEST Africa’s 2019 cohort. Back in September last year, I wrote here about the importance for...

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MEST Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs) in the Class of 2019 continue to win awards, gain acceptance to global programs and make strides around the world. Gloria Clement, an EIT from Tanzania, has recently been accepted into 2019’s global innovation program from...

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MEST Accra is thrilled to welcome South Africa’s Herman Martinus as a tech teaching fellow at the Training Program in HQ for a 3-month assignment. An experienced gaming and front end developer with an understanding of African markets, Herman...

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Another quarter has come to a close, and the MEST community came together for yet another exciting Guest Lecture Weekend. MEST staff, portfolio companies, alumni and guests gathered in Accra from across the world to hear the latest ideas...

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Each year, MEST welcomes a new cohort of aspiring entrepreneurs from all over Africa to the Training Program in Accra, Ghana. The 2019 cohort welcomed nearly 60 Entrepreneurs in Training from 12 different countries. One of these talented entrepreneurs...

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This post was contributed by MEST Class of 2020 EIT Faderr Johm. Faderr is a waste management and urban development expert that has recently ventured into tech entrepreneurship at MEST. He wants to deploy tech solutions to build businesses that...

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Building a Strong MEST Application

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Every year, we accept a new cohort of aspiring entrepreneurs from across the African continent into the MEST Training Program for a year focused on growing their business, communications, and tech skills as well as developing their own companies....

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A Look Back on 2018 at MEST

Sylvana Lewin | Friday, January 11th, 2019

2018 was a big year at MEST! From celebrating our tenth anniversary all year long to launching exciting partnerships with organizations like Facebook and Klarity, we’ve seen some incredible growth and continued striving toward our mission. The year featured...

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EIT Spotlight: Funsho Olaniyi

Sylvana Lewin | Monday, January 7th, 2019

Every year, we welcome a new cohort of exceptional EITs to MEST. This year our cohort came from 12 different countries with a variety of backgrounds. Each EIT has a unique reason for coming to MEST as well as...

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On the weekend of December 8th, Capstone One came to an end for the Class of 2019, with Guest Lecture Weekend featuring serial entrepreneur and founder of Onepiece and Brandbassador Thomas Adams, meQasa CEO and MEST alumnus Kelvin Nyame, and...

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