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In Kenya, just like many other Sub-Saharan African countries, pregnant mothers face...
Villgro Kenya, a health investor and business incubator for innovative, early-stage health...
Digital innovations have shown their ability to provide quality, effective, and affordable...
Villgro Kenya announced an investment of $50,000 to The Pathology Network, a...
Villgro Kenya has awarded $150K in grants to 12 innovative startups from...
Gibson Murikui and Snider Mugese have been chosen to participate in the...
With the COVID-19 pandemic running into the 2nd month since the first...
This is not the time for incubators or accelerators to hibernate, this is the time to take a leadership role and bring hope to entrepreneurs that funding is available and they can be part of the solution.
Villgro Kenya invites startups from Sub-Saharan Africa with technologies and innovations that could help in treating, testing, monitoring or other aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Coronavirus disease outbreak (COVID-19) which began in China in December 2019,...
I always say am everywhere, right from management to Strategy, Finance, Marketing, Customer value delivery and acquisition to Human Resource...Its my role to implement the growth strategy of the company created by the board.
"I like that I am in the picture to show them that they are also welcome."
The three early-stage, hardware-based health innovations include A-lite a non-invasive neonatal vein locater, Kijenzi 3D printing service for medical replacements and Wekebere a prenatal diagnostic device
An overview of the Medical Device Quality Management System, the Medical Device Product Development and the Design Control Process.
The session hosted by Villgro Kenya focused on building a vibrant community and ecosystem for medical devices and diagnostics innovation and manufacturing in the region.
Villgro Kenya portfolio company Ilara Health won 1st runners up of the...
The multisectoral event which will take place during the 7th Sankalp Africa Summit will bring together innovators, investors, enablers, entrepreneurs, health program administrators, policymakers and
Villgro Kenya aims to impact not only innovative health start-ups but also...
Villgro Kenya hit the ground running this year with site visits to...
With the growing interest in social impact enterprises and sustainable development goals,...
As a health innovation incubator operating in East Africa, Villgro Kenya has...
While profits are important, Impact Investors emphasize that people’s livelihood and well being should be safeguarded at all times as well as the environment.
The October, MIT D-Lab gathered entrepreneurs and entrepreneur supporters from East Africa and...
Villgro Kenya is looking for Innovative Medical Device solution
ILARA HEALTH, a Kenyan based health tech company bringing affordable diagnostics to doctors in Africa
Villgro Kenya in collaboration with the County Innovations Challenge Fund hosted the Health Innovation Learning Lab
Birth asphyxia, sometimes also referred to as perinatal or neonatal asphyxia, is a condition resulting from the failure to establish breathing at birth
The road to achieving Universal Health Coverage in Kenya and Sub-Saharan Africa has and will always be challenging
Villgro Kenya incubatee clinicPesa has been selected alongside 5 other startups for the MIT D-Lab's Scale Ups
Women’s History Month provides a good opportunity to reflect on Villgro Kenya’s accomplishments supporting women entrepreneurs
Villgro Kenya is excited to announce funding and incubation support for Maisha Meds and Turaco
Ms. Olivia Koburongo, the founder of Mama Ope has been named a 2018 Pneumonia Champion by Just Actions
Mbarara, Uganda, 26 August 2018 – Innovating to improve community health services
The theme of this year’s Kampala Innovation Week was Financing Uganda’s Innovation Ecosystem
The workshop on Bringing MedTech Devices to scale in Uganda brought together various stakeholders in a bid to explore how innovation
NEEVillgro Kenya has added Ugandan based innovations MamaOpe and Clinic Pesa to its portfolio
ConnectMed, the winners of the Villgro Kenya $10, 000 award for the best health category at the Nairobi Innovation Week
Rescue by Flare and Uber have come together to ensure Uber drivers receive fast, convenient and reliable rescue services in the event of an emergency
Pregmum is a device that monitors maternal and fetal health during pregnancy
When Brian Gitta fell ill, he had to undergo a series of diagnostic tests to determine what he was suffering from
I-TALKS plenary session organized by Villgro Kenya, Tangaza University and Social Enterprise Society of Kenya (SESOK) held
Flare has entered into a partnership with Taxify Boda and Nairobi Womens Hospital to provide emergency reponse to Taxify Boda Riders
Kenyan Startup Capsule Ltd (FLARE) received $1,500 Integration award from African Development Bank at the Nairobi Innovation Week
Prof. Muhammad Yunus held a Public Lecture on The Power of Social Business on 10th of March 2018
Villgro Kenya awarded ConnectMed $10,000 for the overall best healthcare innovation at the Nairobi Innovation Week
The 5th Edition of the SANKALP Africa Summit held at The Kenya School of Monetary Studies on 1st - 2nd March 2018
Matibabu from Uganda won an award for entreprenuers at Pitch@Palace Africa 2.0 for their innovation that tests for malaria in less than two minutes
Earlier this month, ASME released the top 10 finalists for its IShow Kenya competition
In India, Villgro works with early-stage for-profit social enterprises that have an impact on the lives of the poor
India has an infant mortality rate of 39 per 1000 live births (2014, World Bank)
Need for health innovations in east africa
ASME ISHOW Kenya was held at The Royal Orchid Azure, Nairobi, on Thursday, May 10,2018.