Doctoora has emerged winner of the #NES25 (25th National Economic Summit) Startups Pitch Competition. The Nigeria-based healthtech startup has won the cash prize of N5 million.
— Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) (@officialNESG) October 8, 2019
10 Pitches. 10 Startups. 10 Ideas. 4 Finalists. One Winner.
— Sterling Bank Plc (@Sterling_Bankng) October 8, 2019
Founded in 2016 by Dr. Debo Odulana, Doctoora aims to create healthier communities in Africa. This it achieves by connecting healthcare professionals and consumers to quality healthcare facilities and pleasant healthcare experiences. The startup also rents healthcare amenities and technology to health experts within its network. This helps them manage their practice seamlessly.
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) is in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria to organize the Annual Nigerian Economic Summit. The event is hosted by the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Sterling Bank Plc and others. The event is notable for hosting top policymakers and corporate leaders.
Doctoora, Tiny Hearts Technology, Gricd Services Limited, and Loystar were selected as top four out of the initial 10 selected to pitch their innovative ideas at the competition.
The first runner up, Tiny Hearts Technology is a startup that helps save infants from curable conditions like neonatal and jaundice, received the sum of N3 million. The third runner up, Gricd services received the Audience Choice Award.
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) is a non-profit, non-partisan private sector that aims to promote and reform the Nigerian economy.
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