The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology MEST has announced the names of its country finalists for its 2020 MEST Africa Challenge.
The finalists include 83 tech startups from Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Sénégal, South Africa and Tanzania.
While Debo Engineering won the country final for Ethiopia which was held on 3 June, startups finalists from the remaining countries will now pitch for a place at the finals, which will be held at the 2020 MEST Africa Summit.
The summit, which was expected to take place in Accra, Ghana this month will now take place as a virtual summit, on a date yet to be announced.
Finalists of the pitch competition, which is now in its third year, stand to receive up to $50 000 in equity investment from MEST and space in a MEST incubator.
- Sycamore Integrated Solutions
- At Your Service Technologies
- Social Lender