Healthcap’s portfolio companies graduate from the NASDAQ Milestone Makers Program

Three of our portfolio companies, Healthtracka, LifeBank and Emergency Response Africa, have successfully completed the prestigious NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center milestone makers program.

Led by visionary founders Ife-Dare Johnson (Healthtracka), Temie Giwa Bosun (Lifebank) and Folake Owodunni (Emergency Response Africa), these companies have mastered the art of sales in the milestones makers program and are poised to make a lasting impact on the healthtech industry.

Healthtracka, enables individuals to book lab tests online, have samples collected at home, and obtain results via email within 48 hours. Founded by Ife-Dare Johnson in 2021, the healthtech company offers a wide range of tests, including fertility, STD, and COVID, the company has expanded its services from 5 to over 200 health tests in just two years. Healthtracka now operates in 12 Nigerian states and recently introduced a self-test HPV kit.

LifeBank, a cutting-edge healthtech company, utilizes technology to provide crucial medical supplies like blood, oxygen, and more. The company aims not only to enhance healthcare infrastructure but also to support the most vulnerable members of society. Collaborating with over 2000 hospitals across Africa, LifeBank is committed to ensuring equitable access to high-quality healthcare for all.

Emergency Response Africa, another trailblazing healthtech company, is revolutionizing the management of medical emergencies throughout the continent. With the goal of addressing preventable deaths, which occur in millions each year in Africa, Emergency Response Africa leverages advanced technology to improve emergency healthcare services.

The NASDAQ milestone makers program, launched in 2016, offers a tailored platform of support, market recognition, and invaluable resources to select entrepreneurs at no cost. Handpicked through a competitive application process, the Spring 2023 cohort of entrepreneurs run companies that are focused on improving education and healthcare, in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (#3 and #4).

Healthcap Africa has a mandate to improve the lives of 1.4 billion+ Africans by investing in assets that create a healthier world. We invest in healthtech companies that align with this goal. 

We take immense pride in our portfolio companies and their remarkable achievements. Healthtracka, LifeBank, and Emergency Response Africa are poised to drive significant advancements in the healthtech industry. As they continue to grow and innovate, we eagerly anticipate the transformative changes they will bring to healthcare on a global scale.

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