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Cummulative Funding

$4.9B+

Total # of Companies

242

Total Deal Count

420

Total M&A Count

7

Total # of Investors

148

List of Health Care startups in africa

StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

Aspen Pharmacare

South Africa

Aspen Pharmacare is a global supplier of branded and generic pharmaceutical products.

Post-IPO Debt

$3,826,836,000.00

1850

2.

Mediclinic

South Africa

Mediclinic is a private hospital group with three operating platforms in Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia)

Post-IPO Equity

$300,000,000.00

1983

3.

Ethomed

South Africa

Ethomed develops treatments for neglected diseases.

Series B

$100,000,000.00

2015

4.

mPharma

Ghana

mPharma offers solutions to health insurance and pharmaceutical companies to make it easier for patients to afford their medications.

Series D

$85,500,000.00

2013

5.

Hygeia HMO

Nigeria

Hygeia HMO is the West African provider of integrated healthcare.

Venture

$66,800,000.00

1984

6.

Vezeeta

Egypt

Vezeeta is a digital healthcare powerhouse that serves and empowers patients in every step of their healthcare journey through data and technology.

Series D

$54,230,000.00

2012

7.

LifeQ

South Africa

LifeQ is a SA biotech startup which provides users with access to health information derived from wearable devices.

Series A

$47,000,000.00

2014

8.

RelianceHMO

Nigeria

Reliance HMO provides Health Insurance in Nigeria for You, Family & Business.

Series B

$46,000,000.00

2017

9.

CarePay

Nigeria

CarePay is a mobile health data & payment distribution platform that aims to change healthcare.

Grant

$45,200,000.00

2015

10.

Africa Health Holdings Limited

Nigeria

Africa Health Holdings Limited is building a high quality, effective and sustainable healthcare system for Africa.

Convertible Note

$42,000,000.00

2017

11.

Yodawy

Egypt

Yodawy is Egypt's #1 Pharmacy delivery app, enabling you to order medication from the comfort of your phone.

Series B

$14,500,000.00

2018

12.

Africa Health Holdings

Ghana

Africa Health Holdings cultivates a work-environment that motivates professionals to strive to exceed their expectations.

Venture

$14,000,000.00

2017

13.

Helium Health

Nigeria

Helium Health is accelerating Africa's transition to a technology and data-driven healthcare system

Series A

$10,170,000.00

2015

14.

hearX Group

South Africa

hearX Group is building World-first digital hearing health solutions.

Series A

$8,775,000.00

2015

15.

Metropolitan Health Group

South Africa

Metropolitan Health Group provides cost-effective medical scheme administration and managed care solutions for more than two million

Venture

$7,924,489.00

2000

16.

Haltons

Kenya

Haltons Pharmacy is a retail pharmacy chain dispensing prescription and non-prescription pharmaceutical products.

Venture

$6,000,000.00

2013

17.

Ilara Health

Kenya

Ilara Health provides Affordable technology-powered diagnostics for Africa

Series A

$5,585,000.00

2019

18.

Remedial Health

Nigeria

Remedial Health is a healthtech startup that develops solutions to make Africa’s pharmaceutical sector more efficient

Seed

$5,570,000.00

2019

19.

Rocket Health

Uganda

Rocket Health is a Ugandan MedTech startup that uses technology to change the delivery of medical care.

Series A

$5,000,000.00

2012

20.

DrugStoc

Nigeria

DrugStoc is a Nigerian Pharmaceuticals startup that offers secure and interactive procurement services

Series A

$4,465,000.00

2016

Aspen Pharmacare

Founded

1850

Overview

Aspen Pharmacare is a global supplier of branded and generic pharmaceutical products.

Last round

Post-IPO Debt

Total raised

$3,826,836,000.00

Employee

5001-10000

Mediclinic

Founded

1983

Overview

Mediclinic is a private hospital group with three operating platforms in Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia)

Last round

Post-IPO Equity

Total raised

$300,000,000.00

Employee

101-250

Ethomed

Founded

2015

Overview

Ethomed develops treatments for neglected diseases.

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$100,000,000.00

Employee

11-50

mPharma

Founded

2013

Overview

mPharma offers solutions to health insurance and pharmaceutical companies to make it easier for patients to afford their medications.

Last round

Series D

Total raised

$85,500,000.00

Employee

51-200

Hygeia HMO

Founded

1984

Overview

Hygeia HMO is the West African provider of integrated healthcare.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$66,800,000.00

Employee

51-100

Vezeeta

Founded

2012

Overview

Vezeeta is a digital healthcare powerhouse that serves and empowers patients in every step of their healthcare journey through data and technology.

Last round

Series D

Total raised

$54,230,000.00

Employee

201-500

LifeQ

Founded

2014

Overview

LifeQ is a SA biotech startup which provides users with access to health information derived from wearable devices.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$47,000,000.00

Employee

51-200

RelianceHMO

Founded

2017

Overview

Reliance HMO provides Health Insurance in Nigeria for You, Family & Business.

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$46,000,000.00

Employee

51-200

CarePay

Founded

2015

Overview

CarePay is a mobile health data & payment distribution platform that aims to change healthcare.

Last round

Grant

Total raised

$45,200,000.00

Employee

201-500

Africa Health Holdings Limited

Founded

2017

Overview

Africa Health Holdings Limited is building a high quality, effective and sustainable healthcare system for Africa.

Last round

Convertible Note

Total raised

$42,000,000.00

Employee

201-500

Yodawy

Founded

2018

Overview

Yodawy is Egypt's #1 Pharmacy delivery app, enabling you to order medication from the comfort of your phone.

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$14,500,000.00

Employee

11-50

Africa Health Holdings

Founded

2017

Overview

Africa Health Holdings cultivates a work-environment that motivates professionals to strive to exceed their expectations.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$14,000,000.00

Employee

201-500

Helium Health

Founded

2015

Overview

Helium Health is accelerating Africa's transition to a technology and data-driven healthcare system

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$10,170,000.00

Employee

11-40

hearX Group

Founded

2015

Overview

hearX Group is building World-first digital hearing health solutions.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$8,775,000.00

Employee

51-100

Metropolitan Health Group

Founded

2000

Overview

Metropolitan Health Group provides cost-effective medical scheme administration and managed care solutions for more than two million

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$7,924,489.00

Employee

1001-5000

Haltons

Founded

2013

Overview

Haltons Pharmacy is a retail pharmacy chain dispensing prescription and non-prescription pharmaceutical products.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$6,000,000.00

Employee

251-500

Ilara Health

Founded

2019

Overview

Ilara Health provides Affordable technology-powered diagnostics for Africa

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$5,585,000.00

Employee

2-10

Remedial Health

Founded

2019

Overview

Remedial Health is a healthtech startup that develops solutions to make Africa’s pharmaceutical sector more efficient

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$5,570,000.00

Employee

11-50

Rocket Health

Founded

2012

Overview

Rocket Health is a Ugandan MedTech startup that uses technology to change the delivery of medical care.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$5,000,000.00

Employee

201-500

DrugStoc

Founded

2016

Overview

DrugStoc is a Nigerian Pharmaceuticals startup that offers secure and interactive procurement services

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$4,465,000.00

Employee

51-200

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