Meet the founder: Emergency Response Africa

Every year, the lives of millions of Africans are tragically lost due to avoidable fatalities stemming from sudden illnesses, road accidents, and traumatic incidents. Regrettably, formal emergency medical services systems cover less than 9% of the African continent. In places where such systems are in place, only 3 out of every 100 citizens seek assistance […]

A Day In The Life Of A HealthCap Graduate Trainee

In the fast-paced realm of venture capital, where innovation meets investment, the role of a graduate trainee is like a bridge connecting the aspirations of entrepreneurs with the strategic thinking of seasoned investors. Each day brings new challenges and opportunities, as these trainees immerse themselves in the dynamic landscape of startups, technology, and disruptive ideas. […]

An Interview With Fiyin, HealthCap’s 2023 Graduate Trainee.

As a fresh graduate, seeking employment or internship can be a whole lot of stress, which is even amplified if the position is within the venture capital ecosystem.  Fiyin, a venture capital graduate trainee at Healthcap Africa has shared her journey and experience so far in the Healthcap Graduate trainee program. In this interview, Fiyin […]

Meet the Founders: Lifestores Healthcare

Africa’s pharmaceuticals market, valued at $45 billion, is anticipated to achieve a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10%, reaching $100 billion by 2030. Despite this promising outlook, the industry contends with challenges emanating from highly fragmented and undercapitalized supply chains, plagued by counterfeit medications, resulting in the tragic loss of thousands of lives annually. […]

Meet Healthcap Africa’s 2023 Graduate Trainees

Healthcap Africa is excited to introduce its latest cohort of graduate trainees for the year 2023, comprising 5 exceptional individuals selected to participate in the Healthcap Africa Graduate Trainee Program. The 5 applicants were chosen from a pool of 1,155 applications, marking a 0.4% acceptance rate.  3 of the trainees are HND holders, 1 is […]

Meet The Founders: Termii Network

If you’ve ever anxiously waited for that all-important OTP text message when making payments through popular fintech gateways like Paystack, then you’ve witnessed Termii in action. Founded in 2017 by Emmanuel Gbolade, Ayomide Awe, and Atinuke Idowu, Termii recognized the crucial need for African businesses to have exceptional communication channels. Termii is not just your […]


Payhippo Founded by Zach Bijesse, Payhippo is revolutionizing access to business loans for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa through its user-friendly digital platform that ensures loan approval within 3 hours. Driven by our vision to empower and expand SMEs, Payhippo is dedicated to facilitating seamless and rapid financing, fueling the growth of businesses […]

MDaaS Global is now the third-largest and fastest-growing diagnostics network in Nigeria

One of our portfolio companies – MDaaS Global is building Africa’s largest integrated care network to provide convenient, high-quality, and affordable healthcare for the continent’s next billion. As of last year, the company had served a total of 76,635 patients across its centres. In November 2022 alone, they provided diagnostics to over 10,000 patients.  In the course […]

From Personal Struggle to Business Success: Meet the Founders of Vesti App

Making international payments for migration-related activities is a recurring problem that most migrants encounter. Co-founders Abimbola and Olusola Amusan, experienced this challenge first-hand in 2019 while, moving to the United States to attend the Peace Tech Accelerator in Washington D.C. Similarly, the same challenge surfaced when they decided to migrate to the United States. The […]