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Salient specilizes in connecting investors and innovators who are shaping the landscape of health tech in Africa.


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We maintain a list of funding and support opportunities for businesses in African health tech. Want to receive a monthly newsletter of our curated support opportunities? Sign up for our newsletter.

Pan-African opportunities 

The annual Digital Innovation Competition for African Start-ups is accepting applications from innovators and start-ups building digital products and services that are positively impacting Africans in various sectors, including healthcare. The competition winner will receive $15,000 in prize money, a 6-month mentorship with a Fortune 500 tech company and a 1-year subscription to digital tools & platforms. The competition is facilitated by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center, in partnership with AmChams. More information is available here.
Deadline: June 30, 2022

The 6th edition of SLINGSHOT, Asia’s biggest start-up competition, is taking applications globally from start-ups developing digital solutions and innovations in selected categories including health and biomedical technology. Selected start-ups will be invited to the finale event in Singapore for a chance to pitch to investors and win a share of the $800,000 prize pool. More information is available here.
Deadline: July 24, 2022

Expert DOJO, a Los Angeles-based international early-stage start-up accelerator, is accepting applications globally for its 8-week sector agnostic program. Participating start-ups in the virtual program will receive $100,000 in investment and have access to the accelerator’s network of strategic partners and investors and business development training. More information is available here.
Deadline: July 31, 2022

If you know of an organization which offers funding or support to businesses in African health tech, please let us know. Our team evaluates each support opportunity to share with our community of innovators.


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