Twenty startups emerged winners at the recently concluded Seedstars Migration Entrepreneurship Prize.
Eleven of these startups were from Africa with 3 coming from Nigeria. The prize competition is designed for startups that are socially driven with a mission of enabling migrants from the Middle East and Africa to access financial inclusion.
Tunisia produced 5 startups which include, ReBootKamp, HackUp, Sgarthoon, FabSkill and iCompass. From South Africa were BotsZA and Abela while Egypt produced EYouth.
Here are the 3 Nigerian startups that emerged as part of the Migration Entrepreneurship Prize winners:
This platform is a fintech startup that serves as a modern business banking for the growth of SMB’s, startups, and freelancers in Africa.
Liyi Victor is the Co-founder and CEO of this startup established in 2019, and he has worked particularly in areas focused on the intersection of technology, product, culture and growth.
According to the website, the platform is powering growth for innovative African enterprises by fundamentally changing how small businesses access banking and financial services.
Glade is an integrated digital platform for growing business on a global scale.
“We help support business at every stage; built for sole-traders, entrepreneurs, startups and other small businesses”, a statement reads on its website.
Also according to its website, Glade is creating simple products supported by modern banking infrastructure and small business-focused bank that will help businesses in Africa achieve their potentials, and help the economy grow.
The startup is a handyman service platform that connects you with professional Handyman on the go near you.
Get It Done Now is an online marketplace for trusted vendors backed by a global digital payments company
According to its website, the app makes it very easy to hire a reliable handyman from painters, electricians, plumbers at an affordable rate, covering Lagos and Nigeria.
“We developed this app by primarily focusing on the user and we believe this provides a well-rounded, positive experience. Our customer-centric approach ensures that the user, at all times, is at the center of our ideas, vision and operations.”, a statement reads on its website.
The platform is built around the concept of connecting a user at one point who needs help with a task, to a Service Professional at another point who can provide the much-needed solution or service.
Get It Done Now was developed to fill the huge gap on security and safety, so users and businesses can have it easy for greater user experience.