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    Fuzé Investment Series: Cameroon’s Healthcare Startup Clinic Home Joins the Lineup

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    In a significant stride towards enhancing healthcare accessibility in Cameroon, Fuzé, in collaboration with Digital Africa’s investment mechanism, has announced its investment in Clinic Home, a Cameroonian health-tech startup. Clinic Home is spearheading a healthcare revolution by introducing an innovative virtual hospital concept that delivers a comprehensive suite of medical services directly to individuals’ homes.

    Founded in 2021, Clinic Home stands at the forefront of the Cameroonian HealthTech scene, aiming to alleviate the strain on traditional healthcare infrastructure by offering a spectrum of services through its user-friendly mobile application. From medical consultations to nursing care, laboratory test sampling, medication delivery, and telemedicine solutions, Clinic Home is poised to redefine healthcare accessibility for Cameroonian citizens.

    Dr. Philippe Ohandja Yann Azandegbe, Co-founder of Clinic Home, expressed his enthusiasm for joining Fuzé’s program, highlighting the long-term vision of relieving hospital overcrowding and establishing comprehensive digital medical records for families. Dr. Ohandja emphasized the importance of providing holistic care pathways for Clinic Home’s users, aiming to enhance both access to healthcare services and patient follow-up protocols.

    The partnership between Fuzé and Clinic Home underscores Digital Africa’s commitment to fostering technological innovation across Francophone Africa. With the support of Proparco, Digital Africa’s investment arm, this collaboration aims to not only provide financial assistance but also to nurture opportunities and amplify visibility for startups aligned with Africa’s economic landscape.

    Digital Africa’s initiatives, including Bridge, Talents 4 Startups, and Fuzé, have already made significant contributions to the startup ecosystem. The Talents 4 Startups program, for instance, has garnered over 10,300 applications and successfully trained 294 students during its pilot phase. The upcoming edition of the program seeks to expand its reach by offering 1,000 scholarships across Africa and forging strategic partnerships with Edtech entities to enhance professional integration strategies.

    Fuzé’s investment envelope of €6.5 million signifies a robust commitment to supporting startups at various stages of growth. With ideation tickets starting at €20K and follow-on tickets at €30K, Fuzé’s funding initiative caters to startups’ financial needs during their inception and facilitates sustained growth through subsequent phases.

    Charles Rapulu Udoh is a Lagos-based lawyer, who has several years of experience working in Africa’s burgeoning tech startup industry. He has closed multi-million dollar deals bordering on venture capital, private equity, intellectual property (trademark, patent or design, etc.), mergers and acquisitions, in countries such as in the Delaware, New York, UK, Singapore, British Virgin Islands, South Africa, Nigeria etc. He’s also a corporate governance and cross-border data privacy and tax expert. As an award-winning writer and researcher, he is passionate about telling the African startup story, and is one of the continent’s pioneers in this regard.

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