Nigeria: 54gene raises US$4.5m seed funding

54gene Nigerian team

African-focused healthtech genomics and AI start-up 54gene has raised US$4.5m in seed funding from Y Combinator, Fifty Years, Better Ventures, KdT Ventures, Hack VC and Techammer, among others. The early-stage investment will allow the six-month old start-up to pioneer and build the world’s first African DNA biobank, install electronic data capture systems in the leading…

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