Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) Africa: All African can Apply for this Entrepreneurship Program

This is  powered by MEST with support from the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative, ‘Make-IT in Africa’, (implemented by Deutsche für Gesellschaft Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. The Tech By Her Accelerator is to support burgeoning female-led tech ventures in becoming globally competitive and sustainable brands.

The purpose of the Tech By Her Accelerator program is to develop a strong Pan African female entrepreneurship community. We’re achieving this by mentoring female founders and building an alumni network of successful Tech By Her Accelerator participants who become ambassadors for other upcoming founders.

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) Africa

Eligibility Criteria

Ten (10) of the best  entrepreneurs would be selected from Ghana, Nigeria, and Kenya. Outside of drive, ambition, and a genuine interest in the growth of your business, you should also:

  • Be a founder/co-founder of your organisation, female and available to participate fully in all aspects of the
  • program.
  • Be an early-stage startup and have achieved commercialisation and monetisation phase.
  • Be technology-based, or have technology as the core enabler of the business.
  • Be a business model with a social impact, i.e. with a solution to a problem as described in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (locally and/or globally)
  • Be willing to organize at least one (1) community event in your operational country with support from the local MEST office.
  • Be willing, as a founder, to be an ambassador of the program and of tech entrepreneurship, encouraging and motivating other females in the entrepreneurial space.
  • Have begun operations at least one (1) year before applying for this program and have a live product or service on the market.
  • Be an African national or resident and have registered the business in one of the three operational countries (Ghana, Nigeria, and Kenya).
  • Have evidence of revenue and a clearly demonstrated potential to scale.

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) Africa

How to apply

Interested candidates  should apply by clicking on the link below:

APPLY HERE 


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