The Management of Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in Accra, Ghana, has launched a program to train and develop global software entrepreneurs.
The objective is to create wealth and jobs in Ghana by training and mentoring graduates to start their own software companies to compete successfully in the global marketplace.
The training involves a two-year full scholarship program focused on market-oriented software development and practical entrepreneurship to provide the beneficiaries with practical skills and resources needed to start a company that could compete on the global market.
Full time in-house training will be offered in international commercial software development and entrepreneurship by an international faculty with over 20 years experience in software development and business.
Beneficiaries will have the opportunity to join the MEST Incubator, where startup companies receive seed funding, office space, and mentoring to get their companies started.
Applicants should be university graduates, diploma holders, or be graduating from college by July. The application deadline is Sunday, April 17, 2011.