The Health meets Tech Infectious diseases hackathon holds from May 18 – 20 at Ventures Platform in Abuja. Digital Health Nigeria is a supporting partner. Applications to participate in the hackathon are open and close soon on the 28th of April. Visit the Epiafric website to learn more and apply to be a part of it.
Building a digital health business is a challenge anywhere in the world. The road to success is tricky and fraught with danger. Carcasses of many heralded startups litter the way to ultimate success in tech. Building a successful digital health business is even harder in Nigeria. Many obstacles stand between your startup and its eventual […]
Find-a-med is/was a location-based app that allowed users to find the closest health and medical centres to them, and provide turn-by-turn directions to that centre. It also stores and tracks the basic health information of a user, and allows people to write reviews of centres they have visited. Users may choose to add health centres […]
Editor’s note – This is a guest article by a Nigerian based digital health entrepreneur. Guest contributions are welcome. Send to [email protected] After seeing so many on-demand healthcare startups trying to launch and take their own fair share of the Nigerian market, I thought I should put up this post as I felt something was […]
Startups often find themselves in a catch 22 situation. To gain investor capital, they need to show traction. To gain traction they need capital. To solve this, entrepreneurs are often told to go down the FFF route, friends, families or fools. Unfortunately, not many Nigerians have access to the FFF round that’s commonplace in other […]
What Would I Do Different If I Had To Build My Startup Again From Scratch? It’s been 4 years, 3 pivots, and thousands of dollars in founder’s capital invested. Somehow, I feel I’ve just graduated from business school. I actually consider it cheaper and more beneficial learning by being street-smart. I don’t think there’s any […]
Between the 30th of June and 2nd of July, medical doctors, software developers, graphic designers, business development guys and many others gathered at the Co-creation Hub in Yaba, Lagos for a hackathon called “Health Meets Tech” which was organized by a partnership of Digital Health Nigeria, EpiAfric and Facebook, and covered by the Nigeria Health […]