Great news for those involved in the 7 Ghanian, Nigerian and Kenyan startups who share in the US$700,000 funding round from Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) ?
The startups are headed by graduates from the MEST training programme and were chosen from a cohort of 17 teams consisting of 58 entrepreneurs.
The funding is a really nice growth injection for these fledgling companies.
Some of the sectors represented include fintech, logistics and and AI search engine (super interesting!).
MEST managing director Aaron Fu had the following to say:
“The seven teams we are investing in today represent the strength of the incredible diversity within our cohorts. Not only are they immediately launching all across Africa, but each of these startups are also born with pan-African co-founders, opening up the possibilities of rapid subsequent expansion into other markets across the continent,”
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MEST Africa invests $700k in startups from Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria
The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has announced a funding round of US$700,000 in seven startups formed from its recently graduated 2018 training programme cohort. The funded startups, from Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya, were chosen from 17 teams composed of 58 entrepreneurs.