Applications for the #MEST Class of 2019 are now open in South Africa! Through this link, you can apply to join the next cohort of aspiring Pan-African technology entrepreneurs for a training program and the chance to receive seed investment.
MEST offers graduate-level entrepreneurial training in business, communications and software development, including extensive hands-on project work, culminating in a Final Pitch and the chance to receive seed funding.The year-long training programme provides Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs) with MBA-level entrepreneurship training in business, software development and communications.
The program allows for EITs to dive deep into fundamental business and technology concepts, they complete 3 Capstones per year – they form teams, come up with an idea, build and validate a product, attain customers and pitch the idea in front of our board.
The year culminates in a final exam in the form of an investor pitch, after which some companies will receive seed funding and enter the MEST Incubator. Apply here.