The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), like the name, suggests is an entrepreneur training program that also goes as far as equipping the trainees with seed funding for their ventures.
The trainees are taken through an incubation process designed to make them the leads in the next generation of software entrepreneurs in Africa. MEST has a training center in Accra, Ghana, and incubation centers in Accra, Lagos, and Cape Town. This pan-African entrepreneur training program aims to become a platform to match global investors, entrepreneurs, and mentors and is fully funded by the Meltwater Foundation.
The MEST Entrepreneur Training Program
The program runs for 12 months, during which the trainees are taught matters business management, communication skills, and software development. The training is via hands-on project work and culminates in an investment pitch and a chance to win seed funding.
The trainees that manage to impress the judges in the pitch competition not only get the seed funding, they also enter the MEST incubation program. In the incubation program, they will get active support from globally-acclaimed mentors who specialize in the areas needed by their businesses to take …read more
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