Medsaf emerged the winner of the Seedstars Lagos competition that took place on the 25th of August. The e-Health startup beat nine other participants to join the global Seedstars Family and take part in the regional and global Seedstars Summits.
Medsaf is an e-health startup that is making the process of buying and selling medication in Nigeria’s complex health system easy and efficient.
The other nine participants that pitched at the event were:
- DropQue – a recruitment platform
- Edves – an edtech startup that provides a platform that encompasses all school management needs.
- eWorker – an outsourcing platform that connects companies with talented and vetted developers in Africa.
- GetJama – a data collection startup
- Irecycle – an online social market place for Nigerians to sell their reusable and recyclable waste
- Parcel-it – a dispatch booking/scheduling app for fast, reliable and affordable deliveries.
- Safi.ng – on-demand dry cleaning service
- Wallet.ng – a fintech startup
- Wesabi – a professional services startup
Medsaf will have the chance to secure US$500,000 in equity investment, as well as other prizes.
The jury consisted of Lexi Novitske from Singularity Investments, Ashley Lewis of Accion Venture Lab, Olawale Anifowose of Enterprise Development Centre (EDC), Wale Ayeni of IFC Venture Capital, and Tunde Akinnuwa the country manager of Seedstars.