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Apply Now: $100,000 Seed Funding & MEST Business Incubation

By Wayan Vota on January 9, 2023

MEST Training Program Grants

Digital skills and technology solutions are more critical for African economies as they embrace digital transformation. Countries are positioning themselves as major tech hubs as the world goes virtual. Entrepreneurs need to become more prepared for African digital economies which can have limited opportunities for business growth and development. Digital skills are an important tool for promoting social and economic development, create new jobs, and drive innovation.

MEST Entrepreneurship Training Program

The MEST Training Program is a twelve-month program hosted physically in Accra, Ghana and designed to give young people from the Continent the commercial skills to succeed in technology and entrepreneurship. This pioneering pan-African programs goes beyond software training to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with business, marketing, communication, and soft skills training.

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Successful applicants will gain access to world-class education, mentorship, and networking sessions with leading industry experts and business executives from all over the world. At the end of the year-long program, all the Entrepreneurs-in-training form startups with co-founders within their cohort and pitch their business idea for up to $100,000 in seed funding, business incubation, and a lifetime of support from MEST Africa’s global community of experts and founders.

MEST has trained over 800 tech entrepreneurs and experts and invested in over 80 startups and produced some of the finest startups transforming sectors and scaling across the Continent. Join the Program’s official Telegram group to interact directly with the recruitment team.

Apply Now! Deadline is February 26, 2023.

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Wayan Vota co-founded ICTworks. He also co-founded Technology Salon, MERL Tech, ICTforAg, ICT4Djobs, ICT4Drinks, JadedAid, Kurante, OLPC News and a few other things. Opinions expressed here are his own and do not reflect the position of his employer, any of its entities, or any ICTWorks sponsor.
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3 Comments to “Apply Now: $100,000 Seed Funding & MEST Business Incubation”

  1. Lerine Kitema says:

    Greetings Wayan,
    My name is Lerine and I am the Chief Officer ICT in Kilifi County We are looking into partnership opportunites with ICT companies.



  2. Maybin says:

    We have just established a community multipurpose cooperative society in our rural area. Our aim is to support communities with seed and agriculture inputs and sustainable technologies/ method that can support them to grow food year-round in a sustainable way and at the same find a better seed that is better for them.
    In this situation, we want to partner with you ( ICT) so that you can help us with seed funding grants and value addition technologies that assist these rural communities.

    You should you need more details Please contact us.

  3. Fodder Management and Land Reclamation Project says:

    We’re a community based organisation in Arid and Semi-arid land of Baringo,Kenya.Specialised in land reclamation through grass planting and seed harvesting for income generation by the local community.We train them on how to make profits from their bare land through grass planting activities.