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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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MEST Africa is excited to announce their recent partnership with RingCaptcha, a San-Francisco based phone identity platform, to bring our Portfolio Companies access to their premium plan, which normally comes at a cost of USD49 per month, for no...

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On the 8th of February 2019, Social Media Week Lagos held the Launched in Africa Pitch Fest. Considered one of the highlights of Social Media Week Lagos, the competition is a platform for promising African-led early-stage startups to showcase...

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Recently, Complete Farmer announced that they will be expanding to Cote d’Ivoire in quarter three of 2019. Having entered the MEST Portfolio in October 2017 through the KIC AgriTech Challenge, Complete Farmer, in just over a year, has taken...

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Lessons on Product Market Fit

MEST | Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

This post was contributed by MEST Class of 2019 EIT Kayode Daniel. Kayode is the Community Manager of Product School in Accra. He is passionate about all things Product Management and has his eyes set on building products people...

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10 startups selected for #Africa4Future accelerator

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

We are excited to announce the 10 startups selected for the Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future Accelerator! #Africa4Future is a joint initiative between Airbus Bizlab and GIZ’s Make IT in Africa initiative, together with MEST and South African based innovation consultancy...

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When I got an offer to work for a Pan-African digital media start up straight out of university two years ago, I jumped at the opportunity. Shortly after graduation I packed my bags, moved to the continent, and began...

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