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Google Comes to MEST Africa!

Guest Contributor | Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

This post was written by Heather Mavunga, a Zimbabwean entrepreneur in training in the MEST class of 2018. It has been an exciting two weeks filled with industry speakers, strategy advisors and C Level Executives coming to MEST to...

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Key Takeaways: The Next Frontier San Francisco

Thea Sokolowski | Monday, May 7th, 2018

MEST Presents: The Next Frontier kicked off in San Francisco May 3rd at Meltwater Headquarters. Hot off the heels of Facebook’s F8 conference, MEST MD Aaron Fu and Director of Marketing Thea Sokolowski were joined at TNF by some...

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MEST Incubator Cape Town’s Soap-Box Sessions are monthly events that welcome our members to take the stand, talk about what their startups are up to, what services and products they offer and what their company needs are. Together with...

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Ethel Cofie Returns To MEST To Speak To The Class of 2018

Guest Contributor | Friday, May 4th, 2018

This post was written by Heather Mavunga, a Zimbabwean entrepreneur in training in the MEST class of 2018. Ethel Cofie joined us at the Accra Campus of MEST last  Wednesday afternoon to share her entrepreneurial journey with the MEST...

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Amplify Wins with mTransfers at #RAM747

Sylvana Lewin | Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Amplify is revolutionizing the way customers make online payments through a new flagship product, mTransfers. mTransfers  enables users to transfer funds and perform other banking services directly via Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Blackberry Messenger, Twitter, and other social media...

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Google Engineers Talk Tech at MEST

Sylvana Lewin | Thursday, April 26th, 2018

This term, MEST is fortunate enough to have  a visiting teaching fellow from Google in New York, Emmanuel Klu, working with our EITs on tech and product. Recently, he was joined by two more Google engineers, Anton Tolchanov and...

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MEST Member Feature: FinChatBot

Nazli Allie | Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

MEST Incubator Cape Town is home to tech entrepreneurs, freelancers and small businesses. Today we spoke to one of our members, Romain Diaz – co-founder of FinChatBot – to find out how they use AI to impact the insurance...

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