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Recently, MEST Portfolio Company and winner of the KIC AgriTech Challenge 2017 Complete Farmer headed to Casablanca, Morocco for the seventh edition of DEMO Africa. Having won the DEMO Africa pitch competition for Ghana, the team had the opportunity...

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On the 19th of October, Seedstars held the Nigeria edition of its global startup competition, Seedstars World. Seedstars World promotes, connects and invests in emerging market startups though its exclusive startup competition, with finals held in Switzerland. This year,...

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This post was written by Tessa Pijnaker, a PHD candidate in Accra, Ghana studying entrepreneurship and Communications Intern at the MEST Incubator Accra.   Last weekend, six EITs from team ‘Trailblazers’ – Vivian Opondoh, Jacques Amatcha, Jamila Jawula, Kenneth Simpson,...

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On October 23rd, MEST welcomed visitors from the Mastercard Foundation. Not only did the group include Mastercard Foundation staff, but also Mastercard Foundation Program Managers for various universities throughout the world including Edinburgh University, UC Berkeley, University of Cape...

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This post was contributed by Shepherd Yaw Morttey, a Ghanaian entrepreneur-in-training at MEST. An established tech blogger and SEO expert, he has helped businesses in Accra maximise local SEO to improve reach, engagement, and conversion. He is passionate about...

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This post was written by MEST EIT Bekithemba Ngulube. Born in Zimbabwe, Beki grew up in Botswana and has spent most of his adult life in South Africa. He studied economics and has experience in Research & Strategy Consulting...

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This post was contributed by Ropafadzo Musvaire,  a Zimbabwean entrepreneur-in-training at MEST. An established toastmaster and public speaker, she has chaired and moderated several events. She has experience in business operations, and is passionate about empowering and creating opportunities...

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