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MEST Africa Class of 2025: Transform Your Ideas into Tech Startups – Apply Now!

MEST Africa Class of 2025: Transform Your Ideas into Tech Startups – Apply Now!


The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST Africa), a leading tech entrepreneurship training institution, is thrilled to announce the commencement of applications for the Class of 2025. This 12-month fully sponsored program, based in Accra, is an exclusive opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to shape their ideas into viable startups. The curriculum covers modules such as software development, go-to-market strategies, sales tactics, UI/UX Design, and communications.

Program Highlights:

  • Full Sponsorship: A unique chance to undertake the one-year program in Accra, Ghana.
  • Comprehensive Training: Delve into software development, business skills, and effective communication.
  • Global Business Building: Develop and scale a globally successful software business with a dynamic team.
  • Global Community: Become part of a lasting global community and network.
  • World-class Mentorship: Receive mentorship from tech experts and successful entrepreneurs.
  • Funding Opportunity: Stand a chance to receive up to $100,000 in seed funding and business incubation.

Applicant Criteria:

  • Education: Hold a degree from a top university or Technical College (or equivalent experience).
  • Experience: Demonstrate entrepreneurial or corporate work experience.
  • Passion: Exhibit a deep passion for initiating a software company in Africa.
  • Commitment: Ready to commit to a full residential program for an entire year.
  • Soft Skills: Possess confidence, strong leadership qualities, people skills, and effective communication abilities.

Application Process:

  • Visit the application portal and create an account.
  • Complete the required assessment.
  • Take an aptitude test.
  • Fill out and submit the MEST Training Program application form.
  • Interviews.
  • Offer.

Important Dates:

  • Application Deadline: 18th March 2024
  • Final Interviews: April & May 2024 (Accra, Lagos, Dakar, Nairobi, Johannesburg)
  • Training Program begins: August 2024 in Accra, Ghana

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For further inquiries, contact recruitment@meltwater.org