TechCrunch StartUp Battlefield Africa just wrapped up in Lagos, Nigeria,where 15 African startups took turns at vying for the chance to win the $25,000 equity-free grand prize up for grabs, a trip for two to TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2019 and the limelight that comes with the win. Ugandan startup, M-Scan emerged victorious, copping the coveted price, and becoming Africa’s favorite startup.
M-Scan, a startup from Uganda, is a company that develops portable mobile ultrasound devices that are laptop, tablet and mobile phone friendly.
The idea in itself is an impressive one, considering the need for effective and affordable medical services in Africa as a continent. It will be great to see how far the startup will go with the funding it has won.
You can read more about other startups who took part in the event here.