Browsing Tag: Events

MEST Team Shares The Motivation Behind The Airbus Bizlab Africa4Future Initiative

Originally published on the MEST Africa Blog. 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 for applications from early-stage African aerospace startups, which closes […]

Want to get into Africa tech?

A summary of my notes from the recent Women Techmakers Leads and Google Developers Groups (GDG) Summit held in Lagos, Nigeria. I woke up on Monday morning to an invite to the Summit from my friend, Aniedi Udo-Ubong, Developer Ecosystem Manager at Google (Sub-Saharan Africa). It was to a two-day gathering of Women Techmakers Leads and […]

Garden Chat With MEST Women In Technology

Published on the MEST Africa Blog. MEST aspires to grow the number of women in tech participating in the MEST training programme and who are a part of the tech ecosystem in Africa. We have been fortunate to have our efforts yield results – from 10% female entrepreneurs-in-training (EITs) in 2008 to 30% in 2015. […]

Preparing for the Global Stage

Originally published on the MEST Africa Blog. Hosted at the Meltwater Incubator, MEST Talks brings together skilled business and technology personnel, global capital investors, and budding entrepreneurs to share lessons learned, new trends observed, and actionable advice to tackle the rough terrain of the startup scene. This month’s Talk themed “Preparing for the global stage” […]

An Intro to Mobile Money in Ghana

Published on the MEST Africa Blog. Hosted at the Meltwater Incubator, MEST Talks brings together business professionals, skilled software and technology personnel, and budding entrepreneurs to share lessons learned from their experiences, new innovation trends, and actionable advice to tackle the rough terrain of the business world. This month’s Talk was themed “An Intro to […]