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Nigeria’s PharmaRun Wins USD 10 K Pitch2Win Startup Competition
Nigeria’s PharmaRun Wins USD 10 K Pitch2Win Startup Competition

PharmaRun, a healthtech platform with BNPL options, has emerged winner of the 2023 Pitch2Win USD 10 K startup competition. The winners of Pitch2Win receive a total of USD 10 K equity-free cash prizes. The Pitch2Win competition aims to connect visionary founders with potential investors, fostering growth, collaboration, and investment opportunities. Participants also get the advantage of connecting with like-minded investors, entrepreneurs, successful startup founders, and seasoned professionals in various industries to expand their networks, exchange ideas, and forge valuable partnerships.

PharmaRun is an online platform where users can find and order pharmaceutical products and services, with BNPL options. The startup  aims to address the challenges faced by traditional pharmacies, such as frequent stock shortages that compel customers to settle for undesired alternatives.

ZeroComplex AI, the runner-up in the competition, is an AI startup dedicated to streamlining the integration of AI into existing applications or the development of AI products and services. Securing the third-place position was Oystr Finance, a fintech startup that facilitates easy access to alternative financial data, creditworthiness assessment, and borrower identification verification across Africa.