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About Us

We’re a boutique consulting firm focused on advancing the scale and impact of African healthtech. We work with forward-thinking donors, industry and governments to leverage new technology to advance care.

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What We Do

We advance African healthtech through intelligence, advisory and partnerships. 

ADVISORY

MARKET INTELLIGENCE
Credible, independent insights on the ever-evolving African healthtech ecosystem

IMPACT EVALUATIONS
We coordinate key studies on the impact of leading healthtech innovations

INNOVATOR ASSESSMENTS
We help startups assess their readiness for partnerships with major international customers using a standardized process

PARTNERSHIPS

CATALYZING PARTNERSHIPS
We connect startups to leading healthcare organizations globally, with direct support from The Global Fund, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD, Cencora, Chemonics & more

SUPPORTING REGULATORY REFORM
We support regulators in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Benin, Guinea, Niger, Rwanda, and Togo

Our Team

Our small-but-mighty team spans Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Morocco and Canada, bringing in-depth and high-quality insights to bear.

Our Esteemed Advisors

  • Kenza Barrada

  • Nicole Ballestrin

  • Prashant Yadav

  • Marcus Haymon

What We Value

Embracing Complexity

We solve for big problems. Embracing complexity enables the creation of ground-breaking solutions.

Trust & Accountability

We strive to be trustworthy thought-partners through clear accountability, strong and honest communication, timeliness, and the use of rigorous evidence.

Growth

Our team prides itself on being self-aware and humble. We are curious, we welcome feedback and we strive to grow.

Diverse Perspectives

We seek out and embrace diverse perspectives – including from beyond our industry and health markets – to strengthen our creative problem-solving.

We recognize the persistent exclusion of African leaders and women in the arena of global health and are working to advance equality through our staffing, work products, partnerships and expenditure. 


It’s a journey – we appreciate feedback.

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