Helpmum among 11 startups shortlisted for Pengea Acceleration in Kenya


Helpmum, Nigeria health technology startup has been shortlisted for Pengea Acceleration in Kenya. Eleven startups were shortlisted. Nine of which were from Kenya, one from Nigeria and the other from Egypt. The startups will be giving a sum of $50,000 each at the end of the program.

The startups shortlisted will participate in a 12 weeks accelerator program in Nairobi, Kenya. Pengea partner Liquid Telecom and Shrathmore university will host the program. Also, investors who are interested in providing funds are also expected to have a six week investors program.



Helpmum has helps 6458 mothers in Nigeria have access to antenatal and post natal health information and hospitals were they can get necessary care for there pregnancy.

Pengea connects Africa’s tech startups with international investors. The Accelerator is based in Norway. Its provides $50,000 each in seed funding to all startups selected for the accelerator’s program.

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