Patient-doctor marketplace YAPILI has been declared winner of Seedstars World Botswana round on November 3rd at the Seedstars Gaborone competition.
With the win, YAPILI will represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to USD 1 million in equity investment and other prizes. Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes.
YAPILI, beat 8 others selected startups that pitched their ideas in front of the local jury panel. StudentPark, a platform where students get accurate information from relevant stakeholders, came second and Indie Studios Africa, a social e-commerce consultancy Service Provider addressing the needs of the unbanked in emerging markets grabbed the last spot in the top 3.