20 Finalists Emerge In The Nimbus Aid Project As Voting Commences
The top 20 finalists in The 2022 Nimbus Aid Project have been announced.
The finalists are in the final phase of the Nimbus Aid Project, and winners of the N20 million will be announced on the 25th of November at an event to mark the 10th anniversary of Nimbus Media Ltd.
According to Wale Adegoke, CEO of Nimbus Media, the 20 finalists were selected from over 500 entries following a series of screenings by industry professionals and partners of the Nimbus Aid Project, LSETF, and TechCabal. He said that this next phase would allow members of the public to vote and select the eventual 10 winners.
“We are really excited about the 20 finalists selected by our judges and partners. These organisations represent some of the most impactful businesses we have come across over the last few months since we began the Nimbus Aid Project,” he added.
Speaking further, Adegoke pointed out that the selection of the 20 finalists was made through a rigorous process where 20 women-led SMEs and pre-seed startups were selected to advance to the public voting phase that will determine the eventual 10 beneficiaries of the Nimbus Aid Project.
“We believe by supporting these 10 women-led businesses across several sectors with advertising support; we are providing them with economic opportunities that will help them create jobs, grow the economy, and impact communities.” Wale Adegoke said.
Meet the 20 Nimbus Aid Project Finalists
- The Headfort Foundation: a non-profit organisation that provides free and easy access to Justice.
- AdireHome24: a business producing unique designs and the sale of adire.
- Clozetsales: a Declutter Marketplace leveraging technology & social interactions.
- Wadi: digital platform connecting African researchers to the resources to conduct groundbreaking research.
- ReHboX: a start-up revolutionising how physiotherapy is delivered using proprietary motion analysis technology and AI-based algorithms.
- The Good Life: a health and wellness startup promoting healthier living using natural remedies.
- myStash: enables African businesses and earners to manage their finances and build financial safety nets leveraging modern technology
- myMedicines, a certified online medicine ordering platform that enables last-mile access to genuine and affordable medicines across Nigeria.
- Milky Express: Nigeria’s first Lactation company, focusing on supporting new moms via three primary platforms: manufacturing, consultation, and technology.
- Honeypot Cravings: a registered culinary brand providing clients with individualised, healthy, delicious, high-standard meals.
- Emergency Response Africa: a health tech company transforming emergency management
- Helpa: a healthcare financing platform that allows public fundraising for medical expenses.
- Healthtracka: a health-tech start-up making medical diagnostics accessible and convenient with at-home lab testing via its consumer platform, API, and doctor’s portal.
- Market Doctors provides affordable and accessible basic healthcare to Nigerians in the informal sector, rural areas, and slums who cannot access or afford quality healthcare.
- Legal X: a company that connects lawyers and clients by providing clients with access to affordable and niche-based legal services.
- Reposebay: an HR consulting firm that provides human resource management software as a service (SaaS)
- SJ Recycling: a company producing innovative, high-quality furniture by recycling used tyres into functional pieces that add aesthetic beauty to any living space.
- Yemmies Chocolates: a producer of Premium Chocolates with a range of chocolate products that are luxurious and yet affordable
- Gift Pixels Studios: a corporate photography studio.
- Baitus Foods: a food company dedicated to processing grain food for health-conscious persons.
According to Wale Adegoke, members of the public can visit www.nimbus.com.ng/vote to vote and ensure their favourite businesses win.
A corporate social initiative of Nimbus Media Ltd, the Nimbus Aid Project supports eligible businesses making an impact in their communities with N2 million in advertising on Nimbus Media advertising screens across Nigeria.
Formerly called “Nominate a Charity”, since its inception in 2016, the project has focused on providing impactful organisations with advertising support to meet their growth objectives.