Many Nigerian AI start-ups are working on solving various problems using AI, such as healthtech start-up Helium Health, FinTech start-up Cowrywise, Edutech start-up uLesson, agritech start-up Farmcrowdy, and e-commerce start-up Jumia. These start-ups represent the entrepreneurs and tech developers focused on AI innovation in Nigeria
A future that is bright and promising.
Nigerian start-ups that use AI to solve various problems and create value. Here are some examples:
This is an eHealth start-up that uses AI to provide data-driven healthcare solutions for hospitals, clinics, and patients. Helium Health offers a cloud-based hospital management system, a telemedicine platform, and a health insurance product.
This is a FinTech start-up that uses AI to help people save and invest their money. Cowrywise offers a mobile app that allows users to create and automate savings and investment plans, access mutual funds, and earn interest.
This is an ed-tech start-up that uses AI to provide personalized and affordable learning experiences for students. uLesson offers a mobile app that delivers curriculum-aligned video lessons, quizzes, and assessments for various subjects and exams.
This is an agritech start-up that uses AI to connect farmers with sponsors, markets, and resources. Farmcrowdy offers a platform that allows sponsors to fund farmers’ projects, monitor their progress, and share in their profits.
This is an e-commerce start-up that uses AI to provide online shopping and delivery services for various products and categories. Jumia offers a website and an app that allow users to browse, order, pay, and track their purchases from thousands of sellers.
Many other African start-ups use AI to solve various problems and create value.
Here are some examples:
This is an eHealth tech startup that uses AI to detect birth asphyxia, a condition that causes brain damage or death in newborns, by analyzing their cries. Ubenwa Health offers a mobile app that allows parents and health workers to record and analyze the cries of babies and get instant feedback on their risk of asphyxia.
This is a marketing start-up that uses AI to match brands with the most relevant and influential online creators. AIfluence offers a platform that allows brands to launch, manage, and measure influencer marketing campaigns across Africa and beyond.
This is a customer service startup that uses AI to create voice assistants for various industries. GotBot offers a platform that allows businesses to build, deploy, and optimize conversational agents that can handle customer queries and transactions.
CoverAI acquisition erupted from the start-up tech marketplace where it eventually sold to Writesea after fielding offers from 15 potential buyers. With CoverAI under his belt, Adolphus is currently working on a second product which he hopes to sell for six figures within six months
Writesea, a New York-based firm specializing in white-label services for recruitment marketplaces, has acquired CoverAI, a Nigerian AI startup, for an undisclosed amount in a five-figure deal
This is a data science startup that uses AI to provide business intelligence and analytics solutions for various sectors. Synapse Analytics offers a platform that allows businesses to access, analyze, and visualize data from various sources and gain insights and recommendations.
This is a recommendation engine startup that uses AI to predict customer behavior and preferences. Xineoh offers a platform that allows businesses to personalize their products, services, and content for each customer and increase their engagement and retention.