Doctoora, a Nigerian healthtech startup has emerged winner of the #NES25 Startups Pitch Competition taking home N5 million cash prize.
Doctoora, which was founded by Dr Debo Odulana, aims to create healthier communities in Africa, by connecting healthcare consumers & professionals to quality healthcare experiences.
The healthtech startup was among the top four startups that made it out of 10 selected to present their innovative ideas at NES 25 Startups Pitch Competition. The other three are Tiny Hearts Technology, Gricd Services Limited, and Loystar.
10 Pitches. 10 Startups. 10 Ideas. 4 Finalists. One Winner.
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Tiny Hearts Technology which focuses on saving infants from curable conditions and avoidable deaths like neonatal jaundice was named the first runner up and was rewarded with 3 million naira.
Meanwhile, Gricd Services Limited took home the Audience Choice Award.
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The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) organises the Annual Nigerian Economic Summit in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Sterling Bank Plc, among others.
It has become an annual dialogue and indeed the flagship event of NESG and the Federal Government that has provided a credible and widely recognised platform for top policymakers and corporate leaders.