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WorldRemit Launches New Service for SMEs

WorldRemit has launched WorldRemit for Business, a new service that enables small and medium-sized business owners to quickly pay employees and contractors in 140 countries worldwide, including fast-growing markets such as Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, and South Africa. The platform will first be available to U.K.-registered businesses. WorldRemit’s low fees and exchange rates are shown up-front and customers can send money easily via the …

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Startups Win $50,000 at the MEST Africa Pan-African Tech Summit in Nairobi

This year’s Summit was held in partnership with Microsoft. Additional sponsors included Liquid Telecom, Africa’s Talking, Oracle, Intel, Lori Systems, Flutterwave, Stratlink, Ethiopian Airlines and a number of ecosystem partners. The Summit was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi on Conference Day, and the Nairobi Garage, home of MEST Africa’s Nairobi Incubator, on …

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MEST Africa and Microsoft announce 2019 Pan-African Tech Summit in Nairobi

MEST Africa, seed fund and incubator, has officially announced its fourth annual MEST Africa Summit, in collaboration with Microsoft. The 3-day event will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from June 10 – 12, 2019, at the Radisson Blu Hotel as well as the home of MEST Africa’s Nairobi incubator – the Nairobi Garage. The Summit …

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African Startup Winning! Accounteer Wins MEST Africa Challenge

Yesterday, Nigeria’s Accounteer was awarded $50,000 in equity investment from the Meltwater Foundation, along with space and support from the MEST Incubator in Lagos. MEST expanded its footprint into Nigeria in 2015, Kenya in 2016, and South Africa and Cote d’Ivoire in 2017 by welcoming Nigerian, Kenyan, Ivorian and South African Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs) into its …

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Three-day Hackathon with MEST and UNICEF Ghana

UNICEF Ghana in partnership with MEST introduces the MEST-UNICEF Hackathon, a three-day product development competition hosted by the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) and UNICEF Ghana. Over 3 Days, find team members, select a problem (from a list of problems presented by UNICEF Ghana ) and develop a mobile or web-based solution to the …

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