Ugandan health fintech wins $250K Swiss-Re Foundation Award

UGANDA – Health-focused fintech company, ClinicPesa, has won US$250,000 through the Swiss-Re Foundation competition – People’s Choice Award. The company purposes to use the award grant to finance the lending pool, until it can raise alternative capital with a debt fund. This will allow the company to ensure a smooth launch and enable it to accommodate the needs of the likely fast-growing pool of users. Another portion of the funds will go towards operations. Founded in 2017, ClinicPesa is a financial technology company that increases low- and middle-income Ugandans’ access…

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