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Apply Now: MEST Entrepreneurship Training Program for Africans

By Wayan Vota on February 12, 2024

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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.

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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

MEST Entrepreneurship Training Program offers a 12-month graduate-level training to aspiring entrepreneurs across the African continent. This fully sponsored program, based in Accra, helps budding entrepreneurs transform their ideas into viable startup businesses through various modules including software development, go-to-market strategies, sales strategies, UI/UX Design, communications and more.

Become an Entrepreneur-In-Training and learn how to pitch your startup ideas for funding and launch a business that solves local and global problems through software technology

Since its inception in 2008, MEST has invested over $30m in training 2000+ individual entrepreneurs and funded 90+ software companies across Africa. MEST entrepreneurs have developed solutions addressing local, regional and global markets, received follow-on funding from global investors, and gotten into top accelerator programs such as Y Combinator, 500 Startups and TechStars.

Apply Now! Deadline is 18th March 2024.

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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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11 Comments to “Apply Now: MEST Entrepreneurship Training Program for Africans”

  1. Kezias Lungu says:

    Iam applying for MEST entrepreneurship training. This will will help transform livelihood in the community in the digital marketing world.

  2. Maryam lawan Dahir says:

    I need this program

  3. Priscilla Akila says:

    Thanks for the info

  4. Sakhile says:

    Hi I’m 48 years old, and computer literate, can I apply for this training. I really need this training.

  5. Desmond says:

    Hi this will b a game changer in my community to elevate with business upgrade I’m so excited

  6. Esther says:

    I’m really interested, I want to partake in your program

  7. Shacky says:

    I really going for the training.

  8. Ajaba adam Usman says:

    Discovered many apply

  9. Itemi Ogheneakporobo Frederick says:

    I am interested on this entrepreneurship training program.

  10. Pamela says:

    Iam Pamela Malilwe , would love to join the MEST training for Africans

  11. cxoclub says:

    This program admirably equips African entrepreneurs with vital digital skills and resources through its comprehensive training. MEST’s commitment to fostering innovation and addressing local and global challenges is commendable, making it a valuable asset for aspiring business leaders across the continent.