GreenHouse Capital

GreenHouse Capital, a Pan-African early-stage Venture Capital firm has announced the 10 finalists for its immersive female-focused Tech Accelerator program run by GreenHouse Lab.

The selected finalists are from Nigeria which has the lion share of startups, Botswana and Ghana.

Founding Partner at GreenHouse Capital, Kunmi Demuren, said “This year’s cohorts were selected from a diverse pool of over 200 impressive applications from across the African continent following a rigorous vetting process.

“The startups comprise of a phenomenal blend of young tech companies building unique solutions to some of Africa’s toughest problems ranging from medical education to matchmaking/dating; hardware production to software development; from Botswana to Nigeria.”

Demuren added: “The ingenuity on display in our cohort this year is simply breathtaking. Anyone who thinks Africa’s tech boom has plateaued needs only looks at the next generation of startups coming up and the problems they are solving to see that that the ecosystem is becoming more and more exciting each year.”

Meet the finalists:


1.) Doctoora -which provide healthcare professionals with medical facility rentals for their private practice and runs an online marketplace where consumers can connect to healthcare professionals; and

2.) Gricd -which builds Internet of Things-enabled (IoT) smart active cooling devices (a flagship product called the Frij) to store and transport temperature-sensitive vaccines and pharmaceutical drugs.

3.) Datespace – an on-demand dating app that transforms the way Africans find love by connecting young, working professionals to memorable dating experiences;

4.) Mashup Beauty – an e-commerce startup driving customer acquisition and sales for beauty-focused MSMEs via an online marketplace and business management Software as a Service (SAAS) solution;

5.) OTRAC -an e-learning platform for tailored training/courses for public and general health practitioners;

6.) SchoolsFocus – a one-stop school management solution;

7.) Whip Music Africa – a platform for African artists to access connections and opportunities needed to take their music careers to the next level by increasing collaboration and revenue creation among creatives in Africa’s music industry; and

8.) Vesicash – a platform that provides secure digital transactions and promotes financial transparency between MSMEs.


9.) Bace – a Ghana-based Fintech startup that harnesses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and facial recognition to improve Know-Your-Customer (KYC) protocols for financial institutions.


10.) Vimosure -a Botswana -based startup that offers a platform which leverages sensor-based IoT systems and data analytics to reduce costs and increase transparency between vehicle insurers and consumers.

The tech accelerator program will take place at Vibranium Valley, Ikeja, Lagos.

As part of the investor readiness acceleration program, the 10 startups will gain access to a lucrative suite of resources, including an immersive, tech-focused curriculum led by Google mentors and industry experts; products, resources, and proof of concept opportunities with GreenHouse Lab partners, including Google Launchpad, DIY Law and Oracle; the opportunity to receive investment from GreenHouse Capital and their global network of investors; amongst others.

GreenHouse Lab culminates in a Demo Day in early December where the startups will present their ideas to an audience of global investors, entrepreneurs, corporates and media.

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