Local Startup Makes Strides in Global Contest

Dec 5 , 2020


Rohobot Home Based Health Care Service Plc, a local healthcare startup, has advanced to the regional finals of the Seedstars World Competition 2020 where it will compete with two dozen other African startups for a place in the global finale and a shot at a prize of half a million dollars in funding. The startup was established in 2017 and offers home-based healthcare services to the chronically ill and the elderly. Rohobot, one of the 11 companies registered in Addis Abeba to provide the service, has 37 employees including administrative staff. Seedstars, a Swiss company, has been organising its global competition annually since 2013 with the aim of scouting and supporting promising startups from all over the world. The regional competition will be aired in January 2021 and the winner who will be moving on to the global finale will be announced in March.


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