After two months of exciting virtual country-level competitions, the MEST Africa Challenge 2020 enters its final stretch with the last outing on August 12. For this year’s finale, winners from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa would compete for the top honour. Also competing for the same prize would be winners from Côte D’Ivoire, Sénégal, Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Tanzania.

MEST Africa Challenge 2020 finale

The teams representing these countries will now face each other, for the ultimate prize of $50,000 in equity funding, in the grand finale. Aside from the top prize, the winner gets support from MEST’s hubs and community, as well as amazing prizes from MEST’s partners. Of course, you can’t forget earning the bragging rights as Africa’s best tech startup.


A collaborative effort

With over thirty partner organisations this year, the MEST Africa Challenge 2020 has genuinely been a continental collaboration to create amazing networking and growth opportunities for each finalist.
MEST Africa Challenge 2020Pin
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic being experienced globally, the event would be held live on Zoom. Please take note of the following details.
Date: August 12th, 2020
Time: 3pm GMT
Registration Link: https://bit.ly/39jZztQ

About MEST

MEST is an Africa-wide technology entrepreneur training program, internal seed fund, and network of hubs offering incubation for technology startups in Africa. Founded in Ghana in 2008, MEST provides critical skills training, funding, and support in software development, business, and communications to Africa’s tech entrepreneurs.
Hubs are located in Accra, Ghana; Lagos, Nigeria; Cape Town, South Africa; and Nairobi, Kenya. MEST is funded by the Meltwater Foundation, the non-profit arm of Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence and Outside Insight.
In short, MEST provides training, mentoring, investment & incubation for aspiring African software entrepreneurs.
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