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Felix Kimaru

Felix Kimaru

TOTOHEALTH

A Kenyan-based health-tech company that uses mobile technology to help reduce maternal & child mortality and detects developmental abnormalities in early stages by sending mothers personalized messages timed at their child’s age or stage of pregnancy.

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 39,358 parents registered and over 1,500 community health volunteers involved;
  • Scaled in 6 Kenyan counties;
  • Developed important partnership with major companies such as Microsoft and Mlab;
  • $100,000 funding from Safaricom & Streams Capital, $60,000 from investors such as Indigo Trust, Spark International and one angel investor in order to expand its operations in Kenya;
  • Won 2nd place at Merck Accelerator in Nairobi in 2016, receiving $10,000;
  • Named as one of the most innovative companies of 2016 by Fast Company and selected to represent Kenyan innovations in 2016’s GES attended by Barack Obama;
  • Won a grant of CAD 100,000 at Grand Challenges Canada 2017.
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Website Totohealth
Industry Health
Title Co-Founder & CEO
MBA 2015/16 - Nairobi, Kenya

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