Meet the Founder: Kyshi

In an era where the global economy is rapidly integrating, cross-border transactions remain a persistent challenge for Africans. While the world races ahead, the African continent has often been left trailing behind in terms of financial connectivity. A glimmer of hope emerged in 2011 when Ayo Akindele conceived the idea for Kyshi, a visionary platform […]

HealthCap Africa’s Investment Criteria

HealthCap Africa is committed to supporting and nurturing innovative startups in Africa that align with our core investment criteria. To be eligible for our investment, a startup must meet the following criteria: Checkout our investment portfolio here

Meet Koniku’s Founder, Oshiorenoya Agabi

As the world grapples with pressing public health challenges, Koniku, a pioneering biotech company, remains a beacon of hope. Founded by Oshiorenoya Agabi in 2017, Koniku’s ultimate goal is to make healthcare accessible to all, empowering people to take charge of their well-being. With its innovative approach and cutting-edge technology, Koniku is transforming the healthcare […]

Meet The Founders: MDaaS Global

Established in 2016 by its Co-founder and CEO, Oluwasoga Oni, MDaaS is on a mission to facilitate accessible diagnostic and preventive healthcare for the Nigerian population. Initially, this rapidly growing diagnostics firm began as a secondary medical equipment procurement company but later transitioned into constructing diagnostic centers in underserved communities. MDaaS has conducted more than […]

Meet HealthCap Africa’s External (IC) Members

A few months back, HealthCap Africa achieved a significant milestone by appointing its initial external Investment Committee (IC) member, Rebecca Enonchong, FREng. She is the Founder and CEO of AppsTech. Subsequent to this achievement, Lola Aworanti-Ekugo, Chief Digital Officer at FBNQuest, joined as our second external IC member. In many financial and investment-related institutions, having […]


Telemedicine usage in Africa has surged since the pandemic, as it addresses the challenges that discourage patients from undergoing routine checkups. However, there are gaps in what telemedicine can cover. For instance, following most doctor consultations, patients are required to visit hospitals for lab tests, which constitute up to 70% of all clinical decision-making. Additionally, […]

Meet The Founder: Infiuss Health

1.4 Billion Africans (the most diverse population on earth) are excluded from clinical research studies today because it takes on average 9-12 months to recruit participants and engage with them to take part in these studies. Leading to researchers missing out on huge data that could be generated from studying this population and also exposing […]

Meet The Female Founders

Ifeoluwa Dare-Johnson (Founder, Healthtracka) Ifeoluwa Dare-Johnson founded healthtracka in May 2021, 5 months after her participation in the Techstars Toronto accelerator program. Prior to this, Ifeoluwa worked as a Marketing Lecturer – Consumer Insights at the Chartered Institute of Marketing in 2021. She was also Head of Marketing at SynlabNG for 2 years. Since starting […]

Helium Health: Meet the Founders Driving Healthcare Innovation with Technology

Helium Health, founded in 2016 by Adegoke Olubisi, Dimeji Sofowora, and Tito Ovia, has transformed the healthcare landscape by digitizing medical records, offering payment and financing solutions for clinics, and incorporating a telemedicine feature. Before Helium Health’s inception, manual record-keeping led to data gaps, longer waiting times, and potential errors. In 2020, Helium Health secured […]

Our portfolio wins in the last quarter

Healthcap Africa’s portfolio companies garnered significant attention and achieved remarkable milestones in the second quarter. Join us on this exciting journey as we highlight their accomplishments. The quarter commenced with Vesti App, one of our fintech companies, being selected by StartupGrind to showcase its innovative product at the prestigious 2023 Global Conference held in Redwood […]