Clafiya, a digital primary healthcare system that uses google maps platform technology to assist patients navigate through healthcare providers around them has secured $610,000 in a pre-seed round.
The round saw participation from Norrsken Accelerator, Acquired Wisdom Fund (AWF), Hustle Fund, Voltron Capital, Microtraction, Ajim Capital, HoaQ, Bold Angel Fund, Shivdasani Family, other angel investors, and a mix of VC investments and grants.
The company has said that the round would see to product development and to expanding its team. Dayo Koleowo, partner at Microtraction in a statement on the company’s early investment in Clafiya said,
“Clafiya’s mission to provide seamless access to primary healthcare for Africans and the approach to tackling the existing underperforming alternatives was interesting to us at Microtraction. We wasted no time in being their first institutional investor because we were simply impressed by the team’s experience, their go-to-market strategy, and the huge market opportunity identified. We are excited about the plans and different solutions they are working on to bring primary healthcare to every home in Africa.”
“At Clafiya, we are obsessed with our patients’ experience, so anything we do is only to make the service flexible and satisfactory,” Jennie Nwokoye, CEO of Clafiya added.
About the company
Clafiya was founded in 2021 by Jennie Nwokoye. The healthcare technology startup enables patients to schedule consultations and treatments with locally based nurses who reside within the community.
The company allows patients direct access to healthcare professionals virtually, eradicating the strenuous process of visiting a hospital.
Clafiya in collaboration with her partners, connects patients to nutrition clinics, wellness centers, and gym services making drugs available to patients by operating a delivery system directly to patients’ residences. The company presently operates in Enugu and Lagos.
(wholly reported by Grace Adesola)