Waspito raises $2.7mn seed round

Cameroonian healthtech Waspito has raised a USD 2.7mn seed round to expand across its home market and enter the Ivorian market as well as expand its offering. Investors backing this round are Launch Africa Ventures, Newtown Partners, through the Imperial Venture Fund, Bamboo Capital Partners’ BLOC SMART Africa, Orange Ventures, BringCom, Plug and Play and Saviu Ventures

The telemedicine startup connects users with doctors through video consultations and also provides a mobile lab service. It was founded by Jean Lobe Lobe in 2020.