Egyptian healthcare firms are using AI, virtual reality, and mobile apps to improve health services, establishing Egypt as a regional leader in the field. As a result, these businesses are raising capital.
Chefaa an example of this is Egypt’s patient-centered pharmacy benefits platform and it has announced the completion of a venture round led by Newtown Partners, Global Brain, and GMS Capital Partners.
Chefaa is raising funds to develop its network, assist the introduction of its Chefaa Prime product, a comprehensive medical insurance alternative targeted for emerging economies, and officially launch in additional markets.
Furthermore, Chefaa’s attempts to digitize chronic illness management through a comprehensive way to build significant progress in chronic patients’ quality of life will be supported by this venture round.
The three VCs are also making their first foray into the Egyptian sector. Newtown Partners, based in South Africa, is an early-stage venture fund run by entrepreneurs that have invested in companies like Swyft, Reach Labs, and Blockfolio.
Global Brain is based in Japan and has a large portfolio of 24 initial public offerings (IPOs) and 54 mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in industries such as commerce, gaming, fintech, and IoT, among others.
Chefaa is one of Mena’s largest pharmaceutical and wellness platforms, focusing on providing customers with compliant, moral, and patient-centric services through a variety of services, including Chefaa’s primary platform and App, as well as other customized AI-driven solutions like Chefaa Prime, a subscription-based service that provides a smooth array of assistance to patients and medical users from all walks of life and income brackets.
Egypt has become one of the Middle East’s health technology company centers, thanks to government reforms to promote healthcare for citizens, venture capital interest in the industry, and a rising local skill set.
In the current years, world investments in health technology have increased. According to the research, funding for healthcare companies surpassed $7.4 billion in 2019, and investors are constantly putting money into startups that are attempting to fill gaps in established healthcare models.
Egypt has also implemented a series of measures to encourage private investment in health care and to help start-ups.
For many healthcare entrepreneurs, though, cutting through remains a difficult task. Along with acquiring funding, which is an age-old difficulty for all start-ups, health tech entrepreneurs must locate developed health partners to test their innovations and navigate rules that haven’t caught up with technology advancements.
Chefaa, a female-led health-tech company, is one of the several health-tech companies that have recently improved the health of Egyptians.
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