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Innovations In Healthcare In Africa

Villgro Africa is an incubator and impact investor supporting emerging healthcare businesses in Africa.

We offer emerging companies a personalised incubation experience to help effectively scale ideas and navigate the African startup ecosystem.

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Impact Delivered

Our goal is to help innovators build viable and scalable health and life science solutions that improve quality of life for people across Africa.

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Our Services

Villgro Africa acts as a growth guide. We rely on our deep sector knowledge and vast partner network to help innovators realise their full business potential while providing needed healthcare innovations that benefit society as a whole.

Seed funding and access to impact investors.
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Customised support for emerging health businesses.
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Industry expertise in the African innovation space.
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Innovators We Support

We work with emerging companies focused on innovations in healthcare in Africa.

Our Team

We bring together a multi-disciplinary team with deep sector expertise in health and life sciences that spans the startup spectrum, from business and product development to manufacturing and financial modelling.


Reflections on the Prix Galien Best Incubator/Accelerator Award
We were delighted to receive the Prix Galien Award for Best Incubator/Accelerator at their New York ceremony last month. Sponsored by the Galien Foundation, the Prix Galien Awards acknowledge scientific advances in the life sciences.
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The Importance of Data for Startups
What role does data play in a startup's growth and success? Whether gathering information from the market about the fit of your product, projecting your financial runway, iterating on the design of a piece of hardware, or presenting your business to a potential investor, data is crucial.
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Dr. Watu Wamae: Fostering Scientific Innovation
This interview with our newest board member, Dr. Watu Wamae, covers her career journey to the Africa Oxford Initiative, the type of innovation Africa needs to move to the next level, and why she looks forward to working closely with Villgro Africa. 
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Our Partners

We co-create and collaborate with partners who share our vision for building innovative businesses within the African health landscape.

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