Meltwater Foundation has invested in 2 new Ghanaian technology startups-ClaimSync and Saya Mobile. The two companies will join six others currently in the MEST incubator program, and hope to launch their products within the next few months.
ClaimSync provides an end-to-end system that enables healthcare service providers to easily compile medical claims electronically which are later submit them to insurance companies for processing. The ClaimSync platform seeks to reduce the high administrative and labor costs, delays in reimbursements and data entry errors associated with manual processing of paper claims.
Saya Mobile currently offers a mobile group and individual chat application available to both feature and smart phone users. Saya’s application is also available across the different mobile OS platforms. Saya is a thousand times cheaper than SMS and uses phone contacts as it’s medium of connection.
The MEST Incubator, located in Accra, Ghana, is the second stage of Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), a three-phase entrepreneurial program designed to foster the growth of global software companies from Africa.
The Meltwater Foundation offers a three-phase entrepreneurial program designed to foster the growth of software companies in Africa. The program begins at the MEST campus in Accra, Ghana, with a rigorous, two-year training program. Entrepreneurs in training with business ideas that are deemed to be viable then move to the MEST Incubator for assistance in getting their businesses off the ground. Finally, the Meltwater Foundation and its networks of experienced mentors and advisors provide mentorship for companies that emerge from the incubator.