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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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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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In 2017, Transparency International reported Ghana had a score of 40/100 on their perceived level of public sector corruption scale with 0 being highly corrupt and 100 being very clean. This left Ghana ranking just above the average score...

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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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Mentorship for Startups: How to Choose a Mentor

Nazli Allie | Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Are you looking for funding? You might think that your company is ready for investment but is your company investor ready? One thing to consider when preparing yourself for investment is to get yourself a mentor. Mentors are a...

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This article was contributed by Niko Uusitalo, who has been working at Meltwater in various sales and marketing roles since 2013, and is visiting MEST as an Incubator Fellow for the fall. He has been awarded for individual top...

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Pan-African construction startup BidiiBuild, has been selected to be part of the Next 100 African Startups initiative in Egypt. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Egyptian Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC), selected MEST Portfolio Company BidiiBuild to be...

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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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