Life Lessons for the Female Entrepreneur

Aside from similar first names, you might be wondering what Anne Amuzu and Annette Tettey have in common. Well, both are fiercely independent women leading their own technology startups in Ghana. Don’t let their introverted personalities fool you, these read more

A Year in Review at Meltwater Incubator in Accra – Ghana

Meltwater Incubator in AccraThe MEST Incubator in Accra, Ghana was an exciting place to be in 2012.  This incubator provides seed funding and world class advisors to graduates of the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) who are successful at their final pitch. read more

5 Things Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Know

Being an entrepreneur is difficult. Being a successful entrepreneur is even more difficult.

As we gear up for the 2nd Accra Startup Weekend taking place this weekend (November 16-18, 2012) at the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology, the question on read more

Saya Does America

Last week I had the opportunity to sit down with Robert Lamptey, CEO and Co-founder of Saya Mobile (“Saya”), fresh off the plane from his whirlwind trip to San Fransisco and New York. Robert and his partner, Badu Boahen,were invited to pitch at TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 in San Francisco – the first African company to do so.

Saya read more