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This post was written by Ali Noormohamed, a fellow at the MEST Incubator Accra. In July, MEST participated in the Stakeholders’ Dialogue on the Ghana Open Data Portal Development. The event, organized by SBC4D and Mobile Web Ghana, brought...

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Recently, the first annual Ghana Tech Summit took place at the Accra International Conference Center, bringing together venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, government officials, and over 100 expert speakers. An initiative of Global Startup Ecosystem, the summit will occur annually over...

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Ghana Tech Summit 2018: Tech as an Economic Driver

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

On July 19th and 20th, the first annual Ghana Tech Summit took place at the Accra International Conference Center, welcoming over 100 expert speakers. West Africa’s largest tech gathering, the event brought together venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, government officials, NGOs,...

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The MEST Intern Experience: Quentin Mareuse

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

For eight weeks this summer, Quentin Mareuse joined the team at the MEST Incubator Accra. We spoke to him to learn what he learned during his time at MEST and what advice he has for future MEST interns!  ...

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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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This post was written by Quentin Mareuse, an intern at the MEST Incubator Accra.   This past week, I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Northern Ghana with the TroTro Tractor team, with the aim of expanding the...

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Accra, Ghana 16th July, 2018 – AdMaxx is an audio ad network for radio and podcast content that launches today. It will enable brands to place audio ads on all playback and audio content hosted on AF Radio. Now...

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Stress Management for Entrepreneurs

Sylvana Lewin | Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Pursuing an entrepreneurial career is a rewarding path for many, who love the ability to be their own boss, the opportunity to innovate, and all the perks that come with the entrepreneurial lifestyle. However, being an entrepreneur also comes...

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