Doubling Down on Success: MDaaS Global’s Phenomenal 101% CAGR in Annual Revenue

Our Portfolio Company, MDaaS Global, has demonstrated outstanding growth this year, overcoming economic challenges with resilience. MDaaS is on a mission to bring modern, tech-driven diagnostics to underserved neighborhoods across Nigeria and the whole of sub-Saharan Africa! With 18 locations nationwide, the healthtech is the third largest diagnostics network. They offer high-quality diagnostic services and […]

Start Up Due Diligence: What To Expect

As a startup founder, it is important and in your best interest, to proactively create a Due Diligence Checklist, even though investors are the ones usually performing due diligence.  It’s a valuable tool that not only impresses investors but also makes your journey as a founder smoother and more successful. The due diligence process varies […]


LIFESTORES PHARMACY Co-founders Bryan Mezue and Andrew Garza, with experience in pharmaceuticals and supply chain, founded Lifestores Healthcare in 2017 to democratize access to affordable primary healthcare. The company now boasts 25% monthly growth and has over 10% of Nigeria’s pharmacies as registered clients. Lifestores initially consisted of six retail pharmacies, aimed at offering Nigerians access to […]

Meet the Founder: Lifebank

LifeBank is a health care technology and logistics company based in Lagos Nigeria. It is a health startup that facilitates the transmission of blood from labs across the country to patients and doctors in the hospitals. LifeBank connects the two, providing the right information on the type and safety of blood and oxygen and ensuring […]

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, […]