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Nigeria’s Health Startup Helium Raises $10 Million for Expansion Plans

Nigeria’s Health Startup Helium Raises $10 Million for Expansion Plans

Nigerian startup Helium Health resides in an excellent place during a difficult interval, according to its co-founder.

Nigeria’s Health Startup Helium Raises $10 Million for Expansion Plans

The Lagos based health tech venture is in the black, has batted away acquisition provides and raised a $10 million Series A spherical, CEO Adegoke Olubusi said.

The startup provides a product suite that digitizes data, formalizes monetization, and permits telemedicine for well-being care systems in Nigeria, Liberia, and Ghana.

Helium plans to make use of the most recent funding spherical to hire and expand to North and East Africa, along with Kenya Rwanda, Uganda, and Morocco, Olubusi confirmed on a call.

He co-founded the startup back in 2016 — with Dimeji Sofowora and Tito Ovia — to bring better delivery of medical services in Nigeria and broader Africa.

When he and co-founders Sofowora and Oviato set out doing analysis for Helium, they famous an information desert on medical data throughout the continent’s healthcare infrastructure.

Helium Wellbeing has since developed a number of core product areas for healthcare entities with software for suppliers, fees, sufferers, and companions.

It provides tech options and developer assets for administration, medical data, and monetary administration. Helium Wellbeing has a digital fee and credit score merchandise for hospitals and insurance coverage suppliers.

As a part of the most recent financing, the startup is launching a number of new merchandise — such because the MyHelium Affected person app to facilitate appointments and knowledge sharing between healthcare suppliers and residents.

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