This is a one-week intensive program for which 6 leaders from Swiss Re (global reinsurer) will be working with the selected healthcare entrepreneurs in Africa on solving challenges around access to healthcare, improving public health, promoting sanitation, or combating the risk of epidemics.
The founders will work with experts and mentors to improve their business and pitch their solutions to a panel of industry leaders at the end of the 5 days, to win a US$5,000 prize and access to long term support to grow their company.
ALX is looking for 15 stellar founders available to attend the full-time sprint sessions that will be held in ALX offices in Pinetree Plaza from October 22nd to October 26th.
Founders should be leading early-stage companies in the healthcare space in Africa, preferably based in Nairobi but not necessarily.
Companies can apply until September 31st. Feel free to email Emy Makakalala our Entrepreneurship Lead if you have any questions – email@example.com
ALX is a leadership development platform that is disrupting the way entrepreneurial talent is developed and how it is matched with employers and investors.
ALX seeks to develop 3 million leaders for Africa and the world in the next 6,000 days. The ALX community brings together and grows purpose-led leaders and entrepreneurs in a unique ecosystem where they can create their ventures, grow and connect with like-minded talented individuals.
On the other hand, The Swiss RE Foundation leverages Swiss Re’s industry expertise in the fields of natural hazards and climate risk management, access to health and income opportunities and innovation, to build resilience.
The Foundation encourages out-of-the-box thinking to solve some of the world’s biggest problems and amplifies its impact by involving Swiss RE’s employees in volunteering and fundraising efforts.
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