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Microsoft X GetFundedAfrica Harmattan Cohort Fundraising Program 2022

GetFundedAfrica is a tech-enabled innovation and entrepreneurship platform that provides insights, resources, and funding to an unstoppable community striving to build a better future for all. This platform was created by and for African entrepreneurs.

The ongoing collaboration between Microsoft and GetFundedAfrica supports African start-ups through initiatives including access to skill development, mentorship, technical product assistance, and fundraising operations.

The Harmattan Cohort Fundraising Program, one of many to come, started on July 25, 2022, with the goal of working with the 11 African start-ups to become investor-ready and assist them in achieving certain fundraising goals.

Meet The Start-Ups BancX is a modular, as-a-service platform for banks, fintechs, lenders, retailers, and mobile operators to build or extend their offering to meet market demand. BuuPass is Kenya’s largest online bus, train and flight ticketing platform that has transformed the travel industry by bringing ease and convenience to millions of Kenyan travellers. 
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Description automatically generated  DayDone is an Agric eCommerce Platform that brings farm produce and experience (using data) to the doorstep and fingertips of every customer.   

Description automatically generated  Deepecho is a Moroccan AI medical imaging startup. They are building an intelligent ultrasound that assists in diagnosing, detecting, and preventing prenatal complications. is an on-demand service that purchases, picks-up, and delivers anything that is ordered through the platform. 

Description automatically generated with low confidence  Lynkwise aims to give banks, insurers, and tech companies an easy alternative to collections via direct payroll integration. Any financial institution, any payroll, any employee. 
   MESH logo  Mesh is the first online community for entrepreneurs in the informal economy allowing members to foster connections, create opportunities and unleash the shared value in data to drive stronger economies and stronger social cohesion.  

Description automatically generated  Omnibiz provides a unified distribution platform, digitizing the chain from distributors to retailers.   
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Description automatically generated  Pade HCM is a SaaS company that helps African businesses – large, small, or medium – hire, manage and pay their team globally. 

Description automatically generated with medium confidence  Q-Hop is a contactless cashless digital instore shopping experience, simply scan, pay, and go. 

Description automatically generated  Snark Health help patients improve their access to cost efficient healthcare through its alternative payment model using blockchain technology by removing the need for governmental or commercial healthcare insurance. Synapse Analytics is a data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence company that offers both services and products that help organizations better use and monetize their data. 

Congratulations to all the businesses!

If you would like to be a part of our next Founders Fundraising Cohort Program, click here.

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Silas Ugochi

Silas Ugochi is a Staff Writer and Content Creator at GetFundedAfrica. Ugochi is an educated content writer who relishes using her skills to help GetFundedAfrica's Media Team achieve the goal of sharing the success stories of African entrepreneurs. When she isn't writing articles, she can be found listening to music, reading, or DJing.

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