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Cameroonian startup “Tout souffle compte” elected 1st winner of Orange Social Venture Prize for Entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East 2019

Cameroonian startup “Tout souffle compte” elected 1st winner of Orange Social Venture Prize for Entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East 2019
  • Comments   -   Wednesday, 20 November 2019 15:59

(Business in Cameroon) - On November 12, 2019, during the AfricaCom held in Cape Town, South Africa, telecom group Orange announced the winners of the 9th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize for Entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East. The grand prize went to Cameroonian start-up “Tout souffle compte.”

Founded by Serge Armel Njidjou (photo: far right), this start-up manufactures interactive neonatal incubators, remotely controlled by the doctor's smartphone, that help combat premature babies’ mortality in Cameroon and Africa.

This award comes with a €25,000 euros (about XAF16.5 million) grant and personalized support from Orange Group's experts.

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