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MEST portfolio company Jumeni Technologies has announced the launch of its flagship product for the waste management industry! Founded by members of the MEST Class of 2018, Jumeni specializes in cloud-based field service management solutions. Jumeni’s platform is designed...

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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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Last week on Tuesday, March 26, MEST Cape Town welcomed members of the community to join us for coffee and the first Community Conversation of 2019. We were excited to have Jessie Scheepers, Head of People at Pleo, in...

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Startup 101: From Idea to Launch

Sylvana Lewin | Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

This article was contributed by Solomon Omani-Mensah and Richmond Bennah of The Pitch Hub Ghana. By 2050, Africa will become the world’s most youthful continent. This means that a greater part of the workforce will be predominantly youths. Given...

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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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