Founder Feature: Jerry Akanyi-King

Sylvana Lewin | Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

MEST helped me meet my co-founders, without whom TransGov wouldn’t exist today, as well as a lot of other smart, passionate, and interesting people who are now some of my very best friends and colleagues. I cannot overstate how...

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How Moringa School Helped Jumpstart Graduates’ Careers

Sylvana Lewin | Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Ahmed Ali and Nombuyiselo Murage are both alum of MEST partner, Moringa School. Starting in February 2018, Moringa School will be offering coding bootcamp classes, held at MEST Accra and MEST Cape Town campuses.   Ahmed and Nombuyiselo shared...

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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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2017: A Year of MEST Expansion

Sylvana Lewin | Monday, January 1st, 2018

2017 was a year to remember at MEST. It featured guest lectures from experts like DataSift CEO Tim Barker, AMAs with industry leaders such as Y Combinator CEO Michael Seibel, and visits from international industry stakeholders. Following our pan-African...

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Capstone One: The EIT Perspective

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

On December 9th, MEST Class of 2018 wrapped up their first semester with the culmination of Capstone One and Guest Lecture Weekend. After hearing from DataSift CEO Tim Barker, GHL Bank CEO Dominic Adu, Meltwater Senior Engineering Director Aditya...

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Andrew Anampiu Gives Inside Insight to Moringa School

Sylvana Lewin | Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Andrew Anampiu is a trainer at MEST partner, Moringa School. In September, he spent five weeks at the MEST Accra campus facilitating Moringa’s successful inaugural Accra Prep coding bootcamp class. Come January, as a result of a broader partnership...

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