Temie Giwa-Tubosun, the founder of LifeBank, a Lagos-based blood and oxygen delivery company, has won the top prize of $250,000 at the Jack Ma Foundation’s first annual prize for African businesses.
Temie Giwa-Tubosun’s LifeBank is a Lagos-based blood and oxygen delivery company that connects registered blood banks to hospitals and patients in need of urgent blood supplies.
The aim of the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI), started by Jack Ma, is to support and inspire the next generation of African entrepreneurs who are building a more sustainable and inclusive economy for the future.
Seven other finalists, among them three Nigerians, received $65,000 each. They are Ayodeji Arikawe, co-founder, Thrive Agric; Tosan J. Mogbeyiteren, founder, Black Swan; and Chibuzo Opara, co-founder, DrugStoc.
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