Regional finalists for the MEST Africa Challenge 2019 announced!

Regional finalists for the MEST Africa Challenge 2019  has been announced.50 Start-ups have been selected to take part in the annual MEST Africa Challenge regional finals  that will …

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Regional finalists for the MEST Africa Challenge 2019  has been announced.50 Start-ups have been selected to take part in the annual MEST Africa Challenge regional finals  that will take place February 27 and 28 in Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, Cape Town and Abidjan.

According to MEST Africa five regional winners will be flown to the MEST Africa Summit in Nairobi in June, where they will compete on a global stage for up to $50k in equity investment and the opportunity to join the Pan-African MEST incubator community.

The 2019 Challenge attracted over 1,000 applications, out of which 50 have been chosen to compete in the semi-finals in Accra, Nairobi, Lagos, Cape Town and Abidjan. Regional pitch competitions will be held on the following dates at MEST Incubator locations or local partners offices.

The details is as follows:

Accra, Ghana: Wednesday, February 27

Regional finalists from Accra are:

– iKolilu Ghana
– OZÉ
– COCOA SIKA
– DizzitUp
– Sokocentre.com
– GetRooms
– eCampus
– DNA 4 Wheels
– CodeStinks Limited

Nairobi, KenyaWednesday, February 27

Regional finalists from Nairobi are:

– Baobab Circle
– Raise
– Tulaa
– Mosabi
– Asaak Financial Services
– Optimetriks
– Eko Biashara
– Tambua Intelligent Diagnostics
– Angaza Elimu
– Dawati

Lagos, Nigeria: Thursday, February 28

Regional finalists from Lagos are:

– myPadi.ng
– SonoCare
– Crop2Cash
– SecureFarmer
– The MUDiA Project
– AMPZ
– The Smarthub
– Livekampus
– EduPoint Limited
– Schoolphix

Cape Town, South Africa: Thursday, February 28

Regional finalists from Cape town are:

– Snode Technologies
– Kuba
– JOBJACK
– Agri360
– MyBraai
– Lightbulb Education
– AfricaScope South Africa (Pty) Ltd
– Kasi Eats
– Beleaf & Co
– Digital Shiftl)

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire: Thursday, February 28

Regional finalists from Abidjan are:

– StarNews Mobile
– CINETPAY
– Moja Ride
– TRIPAFRIQUE
– QUICKCASH
– DIGITECH AFRICA LTD
– Seekewa
– Smartphorce Holding
– Kalejob
– weebi

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