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Healthtech platform Hospitalia wins Seedstars Cairo
Integrated healthcare platform Hospitalia has been crowned the winner of this year’s Seedstars Cairo pitching competition.
The Seedstars Cairo pitch took place yesterday (22 August) at Seedspace Cairo.
The Cairo-based startup, which was founded earlier this year, provides on-demand access to primary care medical home services through certified healthcare practitioners.
A virtual assistant Android app RafiQ was placed second, while Hovo, an on-demand app for ordering trucks took third place.
Seedstars Cairo 2019 winner Hospitalia was founded this year
Hospitalia will now get access to a three month investment readiness programme in addition to representing Egypt at the Seedstars MENA summit where they will get a chance to win a spot to attend the Seedstars Global Summit in Switzerland.
At the summit, the winning startup will take home a $500 000 investment prize.
The other startups that pitched at the event were:
3yadtty.com: This startup offers an online video platform that enables patients to search by symptoms, medical topic, or treatment method to understand their medical condition.
ACT Microschools: This network of connected micro schools provides progressive, international and accredited education and is respectful.
Bokdoc: This startup claims to offer the first integrated healthcare platform, that specialises in surgeries, medical tourism and telemedicine
Curiotrip: A medical tourism platform
DarHub: DarHub is a Giza base online marketplace connecting homeowners and SME’s for contracting and finishing projects.
DXwand: This startup’s sales bot, which is registered in the US, connects users to their Facebook page and turns chats into leads and orders to help their business to grow faster.
Esorus: This B2B platform helps users source interior decoration by connecting interior designers, architects and real-estate developers with qualified suppliers.
Farawlaya.com: This e-commerce portal specialises in women’s homewear and lingerie.
Furnwish: Furnwish is hassle free furnishing solution based on augmented reality for both furniture stores and design professionals and homeowners.
Insight Academy: This Giza-based startup has an app and website that helps students and school learners.
Instatute: This platform from Bahrain, democratises education, so that students can find their best teacher for all their qualification based courses.
Jody Shop: An online fashion shop.
Knzinity: This app helps users to post gamified social challenges and in so doing help marketing professionals to achieve growth and user-generated content.
Mowafer Care: This startup offers an online booking platform with a huge discounts through a huge medical network covering all over Egypt.
Netsahem: This startup’s mission is to provide an online presence as well as innovative payment methods for the majority of NGOs in Egypt.
Ordera: A mobile app people can use to place their orders before arriving to the venue and find it ready upon arrival.
Orient Museum: This Alexandria-based startup helps tourists to rediscover the wealth of cultural heritage, thanks to spectacular and interactive technology, while presenting in-depth scientific.
PaşHakeem: This startup has an on-demand home healthcare app which offers home visits, online consultations, clinic booking and AI symptom checker triage chatbot.
Rabbit: Rabbit is a clean-tech transportation company offering electric scooters, vespas and bikes for rent by the minute via iOS and android apps.
Ship’nbag: This startup offers an automated matching marketplace fulfilled by travelers who buy or ship orders on their way back, providing a secured low-cost.
Sweven: This Qalubia startup offers IT and software service solutions.
A jury panel comprised of Seedstars venture capital analyst Francesca T Bombassei, Endeavor Egypt’s Amr Mostafa, BECO Capital’s Omar Barakat, Flat6Labs’s Dina el-Shenoufy and Algebra Ventures managing partner Ziad Mokhtar selected the winners.
Another on-demand healthcare platform, 7kemma, won last year’s edition of the Cairo pitching event (see this story).
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Featured image: Hospitalia via Facebook