e-health startup Medsaf named most promising startup in Nigeria at Seedstars Lagos and will represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to USD 1 million in equity investment and other prizes. Medsaf, an e-health stratup that is making the process of buying and selling medication in Nigeria’s complex health system easy and efficient.Medsaf will benefit from a number of additional prizes: 1 year of software support from Upperlink, an opportunity to join the Nigerian Delegation in showcasing their services and products to a global audience at the ITU Telecom World 2017 in Busan, South Korea powered by MessageWise, and a $3000 shipping prize from Aramex.
Medsaf beat eWorker, an outsourcing platform that connects companies with talented and vetted developers in Africa which came second while Edves, a startup which automates the brick and mortal School operations from Student enrollment, Fee Collection, Lesson Note up to Transcript Generation, grabbed the last spot in the top 3.
In addition, DropQue which uses a combination of one way unassisted video interviews and a powerful AI assessment assistant to get companies the best candidate won the public vote and will receive one free membership to Seedspace Lagos. The other startups invited to pitch were GetJama, irecycle , Parcel-it, Safi.ng , Wallet.ng and Wesabi.
As a part of the prize, Medsaf will be participating at Seedstars Summit, taking place in Switzerland in April 2018, a weeklong training program with the opportunity to meet the other 75 winners, as well as investors and mentors from around the world. Traditionally, the final day of the Summit will be dedicated to pitching in front of audience of 1000 attendees, with the possibility of winning up to the USD 1 million equity investment and other prizes.