Morocco-based healthtech startup DataPathology has raised $1 million from Azur Innovation Fund,the fund goals to ship fast and correct pathological prognosis for affected person care utilizing applied sciences equivalent to AI.
The corporate has reached a major milestone, efficiently elevating 2 million DH from the Witamax fund managed by Soax Companions a 12 months and a half in the past. Now, they’ve achieved an identical feat by concluding a fundraising spherical of $1 million (10 million DH).
This achievement was made doable by a partnership with Azur Innovation Fund, a private-public seed fund supported by Tamwilcom (previously Caisse Centrale de Garantie) and managed by Azur Companions, led by Tarik Haddi, a specialist in fund administration and funding advisory. This accomplishment aligns with the Innov Make investments program.
DataPathology’s mission is to handle the dearth of and delays in most cancers prognosis, significantly in medically underserved international locations like these in Africa. The startup, co-founded by Hicham El Attar, a pathologist, and Mohammed El Khannoussi, an SI & Knowledge advisor, goals to supply fast and safe pathological prognosis to sufferers.
Their progressive course of includes conducting a biopsy and making ready a tissue pattern on the affected person’s examination website, digitizing it, and securely and anonymously transferring the digital file to the medical crew for prognosis by an online platform.
DataPathology has already established partnerships with worldwide gamers in digital well being and has arrange the primary digital pathological prognosis heart in Morocco.
They’ve additionally initiated discussions with African international locations that present excessive potential for enhancing most cancers prognosis. As a part of its future plans, the startup aspires to increase its community of laboratories in Morocco and Africa whereas strengthening the mandatory infrastructure and logistics to extend the amount of information built-in and processed inside their platform