Monday
September 26
2016

Micro-Health insurance Startup Wins Seedstars Dar es Salaam

Mobile micro-health insurance startup Jamii has been named Tanzania’s best startup at the Seedstars Dar es Salaam pitching competition, and will represent the country at the global finals to be held in Switzerland in March 2017.

Seedstars Dar es Salaam took place at Buni Hub on Saturday (September 24), with 10 startups pitching live for a chance to compete in the global finals; where winning teams from around the world will battle it out for up to US$1 million in equity investment.

Jamii emerged winner of the Tanzanian regional event, with its mobile micro-health insurance product, which makes health insurance available to the low income and informal sector population at US$1 per month.

Source: Disrupt Africa (link opens in a new window)

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Entrepreneurship, Health Care
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entrepreneurship, global health, health care, healthcare technology, microinsurance, startup