Curacel Health has successfully completed the pre-accelerator programme for digital health startups, Dubai 100. The graduation of the Nigerian healthtech startup was marked on the Demo Day by the pitching of its product to investors and healthcare industry leaders from UAE and across the globe.
Dubai 100 is a program structured to help in the development of budding talents through mentorship, industry awareness and business opportunities. The programme is open to startups from the med-tech and digital healthtech category across the globe. The startups that are eventually selected are to spend about three to six months in Dubai in working on their ideas full time and growing the ideas into sustainable businesses.
The startups that make the cut receive training and direct access startup building, MVP, getting whole understanding of the healthcare industry, product roadmap for 12-18 months, compelling pitch, et al.
Over 150 applicants applied to participate in the second edition of the Dubai 100, and only 8 startups were chosen. Nigeria’s Curacel Health was among the selected startups.
Curacel Health is a secure web and mobile-based platform that helps healthcare providers in management of health practices. The platform also help the healthcare providers make improved judgements about their patients. Administrative costs are reduced with the help of the platform, revenues get increased and patients’ outcomes get improved.
“Dubai 100’s pitch days are an opportunity to bring together Dubai’s highly international healthcare and innovation ecosystems to support early-stage startups with the potential to create scalable impact, both in Dubai and globally,” said Roland Dehr, Head of Dubai 100.
Dehr added, ”…over the past 100 days, they have utilized Dubai’s supportive ecosystem, our programme and strong industry network, to challenge, validate and iterate their solutions and business models. We look forward to taking that momentum forward with them in the next stages of their development.”
The Demo Day, 25 April at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) witnessed Curacel Health together with six other startups from Germany, China, Singapore, the UK and USA pitching their products to investors and customers.