Chekkit closes US$500 thousand round to expand offering to Pharmaceutical and FMCG Industries

NIGERIA – An anti-counterfeiting startup, formed at the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in Accra, Ghana, Chekkit, has raised a US$500,000 pre-seed funding round to help it expand its operations within the pharmaceutical and FMCG industries. Chekkit is an anti-counterfeiting, asset tracking and consumer feedback analytics tool. It produces tamper-proof unique ID labels, either as QR codes or numeric codes, which can be placed on premium packaged food and beverage products for supply chain and consumer feedback tracking. So far, Chekkit has secured over seven million pharmaceutical products and…

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