Nefrids Africa has won the Tanzania round of Seedstars World and will represent Tanzania at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to $1m in equity investments and other prizes.
The startup has developed SimuBima, a mobile phone insurance solution designed to reach users across Tanzania using digital channels.
SomaApps with its mobile solution to list and match students with thousands of domestic and international scholarships came second, and Worknasi with its web platform for office and meeting room sharing grabbed the last spot in the top three.
The other startups invited to pitch were tanzDevs Company, ScholarDream, HadithiApp, Flow Farm, Emakatt, Be A Lady, and Afropremiere.
Continuing on its world tour of startup scenes in emerging markets, Seedstars World’s next stop is Kampala on 4 August 2017 to select the most promising tech startup in Uganda. It is looking for startups that solve regional issues and/or develop profitable products for the global market.
Applications are open and startups can apply here