Saturday night witnessed the Accra, Ghana launch of the Suba app, an event-based iOS and Android mobile application that allows everyone at fun social gatherings (from concerts to weddings) to see and share photos together in one central photostream.
The two developers of this app, Nelson Klutse, and Eric Hackman are graduates of Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) and are now in the Meltwater incubator.
Established in Ghana in 2008, MEST offers aspiring African entrepreneurs a fully sponsored two-year, intensive full-time program. It provides training, VC funding, and mentoring for aspiring technology startups in Afrika.
Over the years since its establishment, more than 80 Afrikan tech companies have been launched through MEST Africa including Meqasa, Kudobuzz, Asoriba, Complete Farmer, TroTro Tractor, BezoMoney.
MEST-backed tech startups across Afrika have been acquired by investors or recognized internationally.