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Eventions: Buy Gifts Anywhere In The World And Get Them Delivered In Nigeria

One of the things that make the holiday season exciting are gifts! From the surprise you meet when unwrapping the gifts to the joy of owning something brand new, these things make the holiday season special. One of the challenges about buying gifts are ideas; what to get. Another one is the stress of looking for the items. What if you could find all the answers you need in one place? Eventions wants to be your one stop shop for ordering gifts.

The startup is an online gift solution for anyone around the world to find gifts, buy gifts and have them customized, packaged and delivered in Nigeria. Faith History interviewed Lami Attah the Founder to find out more about the startup. Take a listen here.

 

Eventions: A Brief Profile Of The Founder; Lami Attah

Lami Attah has a Mathematics and Computer Science background. She fell in love in technology through computer games and similar gadgets. Lami Attah liked the idea of building computer programs. She studied at the Federal University of Technology, Niger State, Nigeria. Her undergraduate thesis was in E-commerce at a time when the field was non-existent in the country.

In 2014, Lami Attah launched Eventions.ng, an online gifting solution focused on delivering orders in Nigeria. This was more than 7 years after she studied the field. The Nigerian E-commerce industry has since come of age in the past few years with pace setters like Konga, Jumia, DealDey etc.

 

Here Are The Gift Items You Can Find On Eventions

The platform currently has a wide range of gift items. Anyone who design gifts or has a gifting business can also sell on Eventions. Buyers can send Made In Nigeria gifts to friends or loved ones abroad. Nigerians in Diaspora can also send gifts to their relatives in Nigeria. As an example, the startup has delivered flowers to a person in Ondo State, Nigeria. This was done in less than 6 hours.

Gift items include food, hampers, pens, mugs etc. The startup has also helped clients mend their relationships. Its most popular gift item in the last 6 months has been a pair of socks. The socks is called the “mumu button” (soft spot in Nigerian lingo) socks. They have been highly patronized by Nigerian women. The socks are gifted to men by these women. Another bestseller on Eventions.ng is its football team mugs. Buyers can have their names and football teams or those of their loved ones printed on them.

 

Some Special Features Of The Eventions Platform

Buyers can find gifts for as low as 1,500 Naira on Eventions.ng. There are gifts for people of all ages and social status. Eighty percent of Eventions’ clients are women. The startup has also realized that many of its buyers shop from their mobile devices. Its mobile app will be available for use soonest.

Buyers can build a hamper on the platform. Another feature available is customization. Users can customize gifts on the website. They can add names, photographs etc. Clients can also save special dates (like birthdays etc). on the platform. This implies you can buy gift items in advance for your loved one. Saving the date ensures you do not forget to get them a gift.

 

Do try out the Eventions.ng platform and tell us what you think in the comments. You can also find the startup on Twitter and Instagram. Listen to the full interview here. Also check out our last episode here and here.

 

Social Lender Is Seeking To Help Low Income Earners In Africa Get Access To Formal Credit

Nigeria’s fintech industry is not only buzzing with innovative solutions, it is changing how we live and do business. One of such innovative solutions is Social Lender. Social Lender is a lending solution that provides loans to individuals based on their social reputation. Bincom ICT solutions is the mother company of Social Lender.

Faith History spoke with Bade Adesemowo, Co-founder & CTO (Chief Technology Officer) at Social Lender, listen to the interview here. Bade Adesemowo is a techie who started off with website development seventeen years ago. He handles software development and everything technology at Social Lender. The CEO (Chief Executive Officer), Faith Adesemowo, has an investment banking background.

 

Social Lender: Here’s A Brief Background About The Startup

Social Lender piloted its product in 2014 with Sterling Bank. However, the startup officially launched in Nigeria in January 2015. After successfully testing and validating the solution, Sterling Bank took it live. The pilot was crucial as there was no similar solution at the time in Nigeria.

While Sterling Bank currently provides the funds in Nigeria, the startup has gone on to launch in South Africa. It launched in South Africa through Barclays Bank (ABSA Bank). The organization is looking to launch in Ghana in the nearest future. It is however worthy of note that the funds in Nigeria are not only available to Sterling Bank account holders. Non account-holders can also receive the loans. This was initially impossible in the first year the product launched.

 

Social Lender: Loans Are Given Based On Social Reputation

Social Lender helps banks lend money to people based on their social reputation. This includes social media footprint, mobile reputation etc. The social reputation score is not only based on an individual’s social profile. It also assesses the profile of a user’s social guarantor.  The premise for the startup is the fact that every individual has a digital footprint. This is available either on social media or via your telephone contacts. This implies that reputation score is available for individuals who do not have a social media account.

The startup provides the technology that enables banks assess an individual’s social reputation. The individual can then use the reputation to borrow money from banks. Individuals can get a maximum of 100,000 Naira ($277) using their social reputation score. Once a social audit has been conducted, the loan will be paid into the users bank account within ten minutes. The organization is looking to increase the funds to up to 1 million in a few years’ time. One important fact Mr. Adesemowo mentioned (in this interview) was that the platform has a bad debt ratio of 4%. This is in comparison to the average of 10% – 20% in Nigeria. Essentially more than 95% of borrowers are paying up their loans. This proves that the algorithm works.

 

Social Lender: Here’s Why The Solution Is Very Important

The startup’s solution caters to more than 50% of adult Nigerians who lack access to credit. It provides a means to prove their credit worthiness which is one of the barriers to accessing funds.  People use the loans from Social Lender for emergency needs, small scale business capital etc. This has a ripple effect as it goes on to increase economic prosperity.

The startup is also set to launch its USSD platform with its eyes set on low-income earners. It recently signed a partnership with CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor). The partnership will involve exploring how social data can predict the loan repayment behavior of low-income earners. The pilot program will also provide loans to low-income earners. Feature phone users will also be able to apply for these loans via Social Lender’s USSD platform. You can learn more about the partnership here. Click here to begin the process of getting a loan.

 

Do listen to the full interview with Bade Adesemowo here. Kindly let us know your thoughts in the comments.

WeSabi.com: Three Takeaways From Faith History’s Interview With Sanni Murtala

Phony artisans, dishonest service providers, we all have in one way or another encountered them. Sanni Murtala faced a similar problem when he moved to his new apartment. WeSabi.com was his answer to this problem. WeSabi.com is an on-demand service platform that helps individuals and businesses find

Faith History interviewed Sanni Murtala, one of the Co-founders, earlier in the year. You can check out the interview here and here. We have picked out the three major takeaways from the interview.

 

Sanni Murtala: WeSabi.com Is Making It Far Easier To Find Reliable Artisans

Sanni Murtala moved into a new apartment in Abuja sometime ago. He had a linking sink and needed to get his AC installed. He reached out to a number of his friends for reliable contacts. None of the artisans showed up despite several phone calls. He later had to make use of contacts he found on a number of buildings. Sanni eventually got his sink and AC fixed after three weeks. The artisans he used did a mediocre job. The process was also quite  difficult and painful.

Sanni started WeSabi to make it easier for Nigerians like him who have a hard time finding reliable artisans. This is the holy grail of a great service or product. Does it make life ‘way’ easier for your target customers? If the answer is yes, then you have something on your hands.

 

Sanni Murtala: WeSabi.Com Is Helping Reliable Artisans Get Found Quite Easily

The startup doesn’t only solve a problem for end users it also solves a problem vendors have. In this case the vendors are artisans. There were great artisans as Sanni would later find out. The problem was there were way more unreliable artisans. The few excellent artisans found it tough to connect with their target clients. The artisans on the platform include Plumbers, AC Technicians, Electricians, Laundry Machine Repairers etc.

The more problems your business solves the better. More people would depend on your service for everyday living.

 

Sanni Murtala: WeSabi.Com Is Big On Trust And Quality Assurance

One of the barriers many online businesses face is the issue of trust. The major E-commerce startups in Nigeria had to overcome this barrier with offers like pay on delivery. WeSabi.com provides a professional indemnity insurance to its client in the case of theft and damages. This helps prospective client feel comfortable with using the platform. The startup also runs several checks and due diligence on the artisans on its platform.

One way it ensures it provides skilled and reliable artisan is by partnering with vocational centers to get access to them. WeSabi.Com also trains it artisans in skills such as customer service to ensure its end users get great service.

If prospective clients don’t trust they won’t do business with you. Startups that pay attention to what customers think about them and adjust accordingly will keep winning. Great service is one of the major attributes of successful businesses.

 

Do check out the full interview with Sanni Murtala here and here. You can also listen to other episodes of the show on Soundcloud or iTunes. Got any thoughts? Let us know in the comments.

AccountingHub.ng Is Demystifying Book-keeping For Startups And Small Businesses

Chioma Ifeanyi-Eze founded AccountingHub.ng after she spent eleven years working as an Accountant in different organizations. She received several invitations from friends to help set-up accounting systems for businesses from ground up. Chioma finally decided to set-up shop to help startups get their numbers right. Her startup now provides professional and affordable accounting services to startups and small businesses.

She spoke with Faith History in this interview about her journey as an entrepreneur and her startup. The Founder considers herself an accountant and a techie. This dual personality (if you will) is what has culminated into AccountingHub.ng.

 

AccountingHub.ng: The Founder’s Entrepreneurial Journey

Chioma Ifeanyi-Eze recalls that she has always loved numbers from a young age. She fell in love with maths right from her primary school years. Her Dad was an Engineer who spent time teaching mathematics. Chioma later went on to get a Bachelor’s and Masters degree in Accounting.

After her education, she landed a job with PricewaterhouseCoopers one of the big four accounting firms. After some time, she moved around several industries including banking, investment, aviation, logistics, just to mention a few. She spent eleven years in the accounting functions of about nine different organizations. Chioma got her ‘aha moment’ during those years when she found out that accounting systems and processes were non-existent in many businesses. Passion meets opportunity? Yes please!

 

AccountingHub.ng: Passion Meets Opportunity On A Scale

The startup was founded out of her goal to scale her work of establishing accounting systems and functions in several organizations. Setting up AccountingHub.ng consequently enabled Chioma leap from helping eight businesses to working with hundreds of businesses. It essentially gave her more time to solve the accounting problems of several organizations.

The startup focuses on helping several businesses with book-keeping and accounting systems. It helps them get credible numbers without having to chase down an accountant. The startup also ensures proper accounting processes are in place in every business it engages. Many times wrong numbers or losses are a result of failed processes. Where they don’t exist, there is consequently bound to be confusion or like we say in Nigerian lingo, “mago-mago” or better still “wuru-wuru”.

 

Now Business Owners Can Take Their Accountant Everywhere They Go

No, we don’t mean an actual person. AccountingHub.ng provides cloud accounting services which implies that you can keep tabs on your numbers wherever you are. Startup founders and business owners can track inventory, sales etc. on the go without a need to call an accountant every second. The startup is a Certified Sage One Adviser. Sage One is an cloud accounting system which satisfies the book-keeping needs small businesses may have. AccountingHub.ng also works with other accounting systems, find a full list here.

Chioma and her team also automate accounting processes for startups so they always get their numbers right. Additionally, the startup provides training to in-house accountants. Furthermore, startups can get a free consultation from AccountingHub.ng. Organizations can also purchase services from its online shop. The startup also helps with financial projections, analysis and assumptions. Finally, AccountingHub.ng also assists businesses with filing their taxes.

You can listen to the full interview with Chioma Ifeanyi-Eze here or download it here. Do let us know what you think in the comments.

 

Aella Credit: Three Takeaways From Faith History’s Interview With Akin Jones

Akin Jones quit his job as Head of Investment Banking Group at a financial services company to start Aella Credit. Aella Credit is an online platform that enables people to access loans instantly. Akin holds a degree from Howard University in Washington DC, USA. He also attended the famous Kings College, Lagos.

Faith History interviewed Akin Jones more than a year ago. Here are the major takeaway from the interview:

 

Akin Jones: Aella Credit Rewards Its Customers To Borrow More

Five years of market data drive the lending platform. Better borrowers were identified using the data. Borrowers get rewarded for the loans they request for. The organization rewards borrowers in order to get them to request more loans. The startup not only provides the platform they also provide the loans. This is as opposed to partnering with lending companies. The goal according to Mr. Jones, as at a year ago, is to get lending companies on the platform in the nearest future. This will make Aella Credit a marketplace of lenders and not just a lender.

The platform is integrated with the major credit bureaus in Nigeria. This allows Aella Credit analyze the debt to income profile of prospective borrowers, social demographic information etc. It is tough to get a loan from the startup according to Mr. Jones. Prospective borrowers must scale eighty percent of its verification process.

 

Akin Jones: Aella Credit Didn’t Do Any Marketing When They Launched

Many of Aella Credit’s customers were based in Lagos as at the time of its pilot. During this time it partnered with about twelve companies in Nigeria. The partner companies gave them access to about five hundred thousand borrowers.  The additional borrowers they acquired were people who applied on their website. They didn’t have to do any marketing as there was high demand for their product. Essentially, everybody needs money! The startup gave out a thousand loans within six months of launching the platform. The value of the loans given out at the time was $800,000.

 

Akin Jones: Loans Are A Fundamental Human Right

Their analytics revealed that the greatest need for loans were housing, healthcare and education. Mr. Jones believes that loans are a fundamental human right. Consequently, there should be the creation of platforms that make it easier to access them. The startup is working with tech developers to ensure their processes are more seamless. At the time of the interview, they were planning to launch their mobile app. Looks like they have achieved that goal already. The startup has even gone on to attract more funding.

According to Mr. Jones, if you want to start an online solution, you either need to get a technical co-founder or a consultant. As regarding people who inspire him, he mentioned the team at Venture Garden Group, Tayo Oviosu and Abiola Olaniran of Gamsole. In Mr. Jones’ view Abiola proves that local talent can achieve great things if given the same opportunity as foreign talent.

Need an instant loan? You might want to check out Aella Credit. Don’t forget to listen to the full interview here. Do share this article with your friends and colleagues because there is love in sharing.

Five Fintech Startups In Nigeria Changing How We Live And Do Business

Over the last few years there has been a surge in the number of fintech startups in Nigeria. You most likely will be familiar with startups like Flutterwave, Paystack, PagatechQuickteller by Interswitch (if you consider it one) and a number of others. Here is a great list of a good number of the fin-tech startups in Nigeria. We have interviewed a few of these startups, this article focuses on them. Let’s dive into them, shall we?

 

Fintech Startups in Nigeria: NairaBox

NairaBox is a digital wallet app which allows you buy movie and event tickets, pay for bills, purchase airtime and donate to charity through ‘the click of a button’. Jay Chikezie, Tokunbo Adetona and Damilola Jegede founded the startup in December 2015. The goal of the startup, it appears, is to help users make payments and donations in record time. The app is available for download in the Google Play and iTunes store.

The app is social in the sense that it allows you send money to other NairaBox users or any of your phone contacts.

 

Fintech Startups in Nigeria: Aella Credit

Aella Credit is a lending platform that allows people access loans instantly. Akin Jones founded the startup after quitting his job at a financial services company. In his interview with Faith History, Mr. Jones mentioned that his team did zero marketing when they launched the startup. The simple reason is that everybody needs money. Money doesn’t need marketing, does it? However, it is worthy of note that Aella Credit rode on its relationship with certain partner companies to acquire thousands of borrowers. Smart move, huh?

The platform is integrated with the major credit bureaus in Nigeria. Its strategy is to lend money to only credit-worthy borrowers. The application is built to identify such borrowers. You can read a bit more about the startup here.

 

Fintech Startups in Nigeria: PiggyBank.ng

While the previous startup lends you money, this one helps you save it. PiggyBank is a secure online savings platform. This startup makes you save! It does this by automating the process of saving. In simple terms, it deducts directly from your bank account. It only allows you withdraw for free on certain dates however, you get penalized for withdrawals outside these dates. These features are in place to make you disciplined.

United Bank of Africa houses the savings from PiggyBank.ng.  The startup has also partnered with Metro Microfinance Bank. Listen to the interview with Faith History and read a bit more about the startup here.

 

Fintech Startups in Nigeria: Amplify Pay

Amplify Pay helps businesses collect and manage recurring payments. Segun Adeyemi relaunched the payments startup after previously calling it SlushPay. The startup’s focus is to take on the $32 billion recurring payments opportunity in Nigeria.  Segun graduated with a degree with Economics but his love for technology came out of a knack to solve problems. He met Maxwell Obi his Co-founder during the MEST ((Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology) recruitment exercise. They both got into the MEST program and the rest like they say is history.

 

Fintech Startups in Nigeria: Social Lender

Social Lender is a fintech solution that lends individuals money based on their social reputation. Users sign up on the platform with their social media account. The platform’s proprietary social algorithm will then perform an audit. After the audit, a social reputation score will be generated. Following this, users can apply for the loans they need. Loans available currently range from 1,000 Naira to 100,000 Naira. Funds will typically be made available within 10 minutes.

Bincom ICT Solutions is the mother company of the Social Lender platform. The startup recently partnered with CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor) to explore how social data can predict the loan repayment behavior of low-income earners. This pilot program will make loans available to low-income earners to meet emergency needs.  Listen to Faith History’s interview with Bade Adesemowo, CTO & Co-founder – Social Lender here.

 

We are continually looking to connect startups with millions of Nigerians every week. We will continue to update the list as we interview more fintech Founders and startups. Drop us a comment or send us an email via everythingdigitalng@gmail.com.

 

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How To Upload An Image or Video To Instagram On Your Laptop Using Gamblr

As you may already know we like to make your life easier with digital tips and tricks. We bring you tools we discover from time to time. One of such is Gamblr. Gamblr is a desktop application that lets you upload photos to Instagram from your laptops, personal computers and Macbook.

(Caution: Ensure you read the conclusion at the end of the article)

Sometimes you have a photo or photos on your desktop computer which you would like to upload to your Instagram profile. You might not want to go through the stress of transferring it to your phone first. Perhaps you lost your phone or just have quite a number of photos that are not on your phone. Gamblr is a great application to do this. There are a couple of others e.g. Deskgram etc. You can log in to your account via the Instagram website on a desktop computer but can’t upload photos.

So let’s dive straight into the steps, ready? Here we go!

Gamblr Step 1: Download and Install the Application

This was obvious right? Yeah yeah! It was still worth mentioning. Go to the website and download which ever one applies to you. Next you will need to install the executable (.exe) file you have downloaded. To install double-click on the .exe file. Once it begins, take a short stroll or go get a glass of water.

Now that you are back, we can move on to the next step.

 

Gamblr Step 2: Load the application and sign-up

The application should either be in your Start menu list or on your Desktop environment. Double-click on any of them to load the application. The application will prompt you to sign-up.

You should see something like this:

 

Gamblr Sign up Page
Image #1: Gamblr Sign up Page

 

 

Gamblr Step 3: Sign into the application and click Upload Now

By now you already have an account and have linked your Instagram profile. Simply sign into the application and you will see an environment with different buttons and links. Click on “Upload Now” on the right of the environment. See image below:

 

Gamblr Upload Now Page
Image #2: Upload Now Page

 

 

Gamblr Step 4: Click on the Drag and Drop Box

You will then need to click on the Drag and Drop image box to select the image you want to upload. The image for upload should be saved where you can easily access it. This makes it quicker to drag and drop the image on Gamblr.

 

Gamblr Step 5: Set the Properties for Your Image

The next steps of screens allow you set different properties for your image. You will be prompted to select the size you want, add filters or motions. If you are unsure what size to choose, just select 1:1 and click “Save”. The next page after you save size prompts you to filter your image or apply motions to it. If you would like your image to appear as is, click “Continue”. The next page to be displayed is the “Caption” page which leads us to Step 6.

See images below for guidance on Step 5:

 

Gamblr: Set Image Properties
Image #3A: Set Image Properties

 

 

Gamblr: Set Image Properties B
Image #3B: Set Image Properties

 

Gamblr Step 6: Type in Caption and Tag People

Simply type in your caption in the page displayed after you have carried out Step 5. Here is where you enter all your hashtags etc. Right beneath your image you can tag whoever you want to tag. Just enter their Instagram username if you remember it.

See image below:

 

Gamblr: Enter caption and tag people
Image #4: Enter caption and tag people

 

 

Gamblr Step 7: Choose When To Post Image and Click Send/Schedule As The Case May Be

This is the final step! Gamblr lets you choose when to upload an image or video. You can send immediately or “some other time”. With “some other time”, you can schedule posts (See image below). Whatever you choose to do, clicking the send button publishes the post whether immediately or later. The con of scheduling posts with Gamblr is that you have to be online with the app at the scheduled time for it to publish the post.

 

Gamblr: Scheduling posts
Image #5: Scheduling posts

 

 

Conclusion

It’s worth noting that nothing beats using the Instagram mobile app. Other apps are not as secure and great as the Instagram mobile app. Only use Gamblr and other apps when you absolutely need to. Apps like Gamblr will come in handy at such times. Do your best to avoid the free likes, gaining followers and coins. Ensure you have your anti-virus updated and working properly. Also read the Gamblr terms and conditions and be sure you are fine with them before downloading the app.

Let us know if you know of other desktop apps like Gamblr. Also let us know if you have had any issues using the app. Do share this article within your social media community, you never know who it may help.

PS: Do not consider this article a recommendation of the app. You can read a review of the app online before proceeding to download it.

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Health Startups In Nigeria: Six Notable Ones You Should Know

Healthcare is an important aspect of any nation’s survival and welfare. Nigeria’s health sector is plagued with a number of problems although it has also witnessed some successes. There are a number of health startups in Nigeria that have been founded to tackle some of these problems. First, let’s begin with a quick analysis of the problems the sector faces and successes it has witnessed.

 

A Brief Analysis Of the Problems & Successes

One of the major successes the health sector has witnessed is the establishment of the National Health Insurance Scheme. The scheme was established under Act 35 of the 1999 constitution by the country’s federal government. It was established to provide universal healthcare coverage to all its citizens based on certain contributions. The challenge however is that many Nigerians do not have access to this health insurance scheme.

Another major success the sector has witnessed was the well-coordinated response to the Ebola crisis.  The response was successful, thanks to health officials, volunteers and international partners. Foreign governments have praised Nigeria for the response. There however remains a lot of problems with healthcare delivery in Nigeria.

Here are some of the problems:

  • Lack of access to critical equipment
  • Low availability of important resources such as blood etc.
  • Low morale among health officials
  • Incessant strike action from health bodies
  • There are no enough doctors

These are just a few of the problems the sector is facing. Now let’s proceed to five notable health startups in Nigeria seeking to defeat these challenges, shall we?

 

#1: Health Startups In Nigeria – LifeBank Nigeria

LifeBank Nigeria is first on our list of notable health startups, which is in no particular order. Temie Giwa-Tubosun founded LifeBank.ng in January 2016. She holds a Masters in International Public Management. She later worked in Uganda with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) where she managed supply chain for a district.

Temie became concerned about maternal health care in Nigeria. The Founder learnt that most Nigerian women died from bleeding during childbirth. This was because there just wasn’t enough blood to save their lives. She started LifeBank.ng to get blood to hospitals when they needed it. This will save a lot of women from dying while giving birth. Mark Zuckerberg endorsed this startup during his visit to Nigeria. The startup delivered  about 2,000 pints of blood as at January 2017. You can listen to her interview with Faith History here.

 

#2: Health Startups In Nigeria – Redbank

Redbank is also one of the notable health startups in Nigeria. It is quite similar to LifeBank. It is a service that helps hospitals and patients find blood easily. Users can search for blood using voice call or SMS. Blood banks can sign up on Redbank to make available the blood they have to its users. Hospitals can also check the website to find out the blood available in different blood banks across Lagos. This startup is a brainchild of Medifix, a healthcare technology solutions company. The startup was one of the thirty that pitched to the Nigerian President.

 

#3: Health Startups In Nigeria – Kangpe

Kangpe is accurately described as Doctor in your pocket. It is an app that connects Nigerians with qualified doctors. A doctor on the network answers questions users submit. They do this in less than 10 minutes. This is one of the value propositions of the app. Kangpe won the Seedstars Lagos competition in 2016. The promising health startup also made it to the Y Combinator (Winter) batch earlier this year.

 

#4: Health Startups In Nigeria – MDaaS

Medical Devices as a Service (MDaaS) is taking on healthcare in Nigeria from a different angle. MDaaS is providing access to quality and affordable devices. Medical equipment are an important element of delivering life-saving healthcare. Yet, many hospitals in the country have no access to the devices they need to save lives. The doctors who own these devices have a hard time maintaining or servicing them. Such was the story of Oluwasoga Oni’s Dad. You can read more about it hereThis startup provides hospitals with the options of buying, leasing or renting these devices. It is slowly but steadily improving healthcare delivery in Nigeria one equipment after another. Listen to Oluwasoga’s inspiring story in his interview with Faith History.

 

#5: Health Startups In Nigeria – Helium

The good thing about these health startups are the unique ways in which they are delivering value to the health sector.  Helium Healthcare is an Electronic Health Records company.  It provides hospitals with the software they require to deliver quality healthcare. Their software helps hospitals manage patients records and its operations better. It appears an health practitioner must have either conceptualized this idea or aided it development. It is the sort of thing you get when technology meets domain expertise. Helium Healthcare has received seed funding from Y Combinator and is going on to do greater stuff.

 

#6: Health Startups In Nigeria – Medsaf

Medsaf’s goal is to make the process of buying and selling drugs in Nigeria easier. The E-commerce startup was founded by Vivian Nwakah and Temitope Awosika. The organization works with local and international vendors to get quality drugs to its customers at fair prices. Pharmacists, clinics and hospitals are its major customers. They face the problem resulting from the proliferation of substandard drugs. They also many times deal with numerous vendors. This makes the procurement very tedious. Medsaf wants to make medication procurement easier for health institutions.  The startup secured the regional ticket for the Seedstars World. It will represent Nigeria at the global competition and stands the chance to win $1m in equity investment.

 

This list is definitely not exhaustive and we know that. We are always looking to introduce startups to millions of Nigerians every week. If you know of any health startup we should add to the list, do feel free to let us know. Drop a comment down here. Finally, you can also email us via everythingdigitalng@gmail.com or interact with us using any of the channels below:

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Tried of dirty laundries? – we thought so too.

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On today’s episode on the Everything Digital Radio Show, we will be featuring a Lagos based digital brand into dry cleaning but powered by technology. With us in the studio, is the founder of Safi.ng, he is Gbenga Odegbami and he chats with Faith History about his dry cleaning service.

Listen in, especially if you dread doing your laundry yourself and find out 5 cool things you didn’t know about this service and dry cleaning how-tos.

 

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Got legal issues? And you need an information or an advice on what to do about the situation.

Also read: Click here to discover how to get something extra while paying bills

That’s what Lawpadi.com is, and with us in the studio to discuss this service at length is Babatunde Ibidapo-Obe and he is the founder of Lawpadi.com – indeed, he is your padi and he’s got your back because – he is a lawyer.

Have a listen!! Also discover 5 cool things you didn’t know about this brand and cool apps that can make the modern day lawyer go digital.