Nigerian Cloud Accounting Platform Wins African Incubator Startup Challenge

22 June 2018

Computing

Nigerian cloud accounting platform, Accounteer, won the inaugural MEST Africa Challenge organized by the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology, a training program, seed fund and Africa’s largest tech incubator based in Ghana.

The four regional winners from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa were given the opportunity to pitch their startups at the MEST Africa Summit in Cape Town on Jun. 20, with Accounteer chosen as the eventual winner, according to DisruptAfrica.

The startup offers accounting and payroll management software that is specifically developed with the needs of African small and medium businesses in mind.

The incubator received 720 applications from startups in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa in April, and 32 finalists were selected to pitch at the regional finals in Accra, Lagos, Nairobi and Cape Town. Read the full article on Moguldom here.