Norrsken Impact Accelerator in Stockholm, Sweden has selected eleven African startups to have access to potential funding.
Three of out of these eleven startups are Nigerian-based. The aim of the Sweden-based accelerator is to build a change via investing in viable business models that have potential impacts and profit.
Here are the three Nigerian startups selected for the Norrsken Impact Accelerator:
This is a digital health consultation platform that allows you to skip the waiting room while instantly connecting you with verified medical practitioners for quality healthcare.
The startup offers treatment and medical assistance with Telemedicine and Doctor House Call to drive its service.
Leveraging cutting-edge technology to offer the most convenient and affordable healthcare services to its users.
The startup also offers online pharmacy by ordering medications from its mobile App and its CribMD Health Plan is an affordable selection of health plans for individuals and families.
The mission of the startup is to democratize healthcare by delivering quality, affordable and accessible healthcare to everyone, irrespective of who they are.
“We want to ensure that patients have a say and a voice in what type of care they get, how and when they get the care and who gives the care.
We understand the need for quality healthcare, especially in these times, and we are constantly evolving to meet the challenges of everyday healthcare, using state-of-the-art technology to bridge the gap more than ever before.”, a statement on its website reads
According to its website, the startup has more than 5000 certified doctors and health practitioners across all medical fields.
Over 17,000 active users onboarded and successfully treated with more than 3000 homes visited across the globe since the initial launch.
This edtech startup is powering the next generation of learners and schools.
It prides itself as Nigeria’s first truly personalized learning platform that empowers educators and parents to make a difference in their ward’s learning outcomes and produce more globally-competitive learners.
The startup is providing the tools, content and people that can support the learning process of every student.
“We believe that with more real-time data and feedback on the learning process, it is possible for teachers and schools to notice each individual’s learning gaps and fill those gaps in more efficient ways.
We strive to be school process-friendly, parent-first and teacher-led.”, a statement on its website reads
Gradely empowers parents with personalized learning resources, so you can take charge of their progress and help them succeed in school and in life.
The startup holds live classes with students and engage them in an interactive feed. It then creates assessment in 2 minutes while using thousands of curriculum-mapped questions to set homework and exams pretty quickly.
Following this, Gradely subsequently uses insights from these reports and recommends resources to tailor interventions.
So far the edtech startup has done 506,936 in learning minutes while engaging 1,478 teachers and 9200 students.
Wellahealth provides technology infrastructure to connect payers to a quality-assured network of healthcare providers across Africa.
It basically provides APIs to enable patients pickup drugs in its network of aggregated pharmacies at the touch of a button.
“We provide technology to help insurers provide novel micro health plans. We help with distribution, claims management and customer support.
We aggregate pharmacies and provide them access to software to manage insurers claims, payments, patient records and access to credit.”, a statement reads on its website.
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