MEST Africa has officially announced the opening of applications for the 2022 MEST Africa Challenge, the continent's leading startup pitch competition.

  • Startups from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Senegal, and South Africa from pre-seed to seed stage are invited to apply to participate in the regional competitions to be held in these countries in October this year.
  • Two finalists will be selected from each country to participate in the final Demo Day Pitch event to be held in Accra, Ghana for the ultimate prize of $50,000 in equity.
  • Entries will be accepted till August 31st, 2022 through the competition’s online application portal.