E-health startup Dr CADx wins Seedstars Harare
Monday, October 31, 2016
Computer-aided diagnostics startup Dr CADx was named the winner of the Seedstars World event in Harare, Zimbabwe, over the weekend, and will now proceed to the global final to pitch for up to US$1 million in funding.
The startup is developing a computer-aided diagnostic system to help doctors diagnose medical images more accurately, and to provide pervasive radiology diagnostics in regions which currently do not have radiologists.
Dr CADx will now pitch alongside other developing market startups at the global final in Geneva, Switzerland next year, for the opportunity to win up to US$1 million in equity investment.
The other startups that pitched at the event were web-based STEM learning platform Zivai, crowd-sourced lost and found network Potea, savings startup MoneySmart, youth financial services company PENYA Finance, business setup platform BizeX, 3D bio-tech firm Ignite Africa, and agri-tech startups iFarm, Hurudza Africa and Hurukuro.