Eden Care becomes the first Rwandan startup in Y Combinator


Eden Care, the pioneering digital health insurer startup has been selected for the Y Combinator summer 2023 batch. This makes the company, the 1st Rwandan start-up to be chosen for Y Combinator.

According to the founder Moses Mukundi, the insurer was born out of the desire to transform healthcare accessibility in Rwanda. “Eden Care leverages artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cutting-edge technologies to deliver hassle-free,  affordable health insurance solutions,” read a company statement.

“Being accepted into Y Combinator is an extraordinary validation of the hard work and dedication our team has invested in our vision and to be part of changing the narrative on start-ups in Africa” said Moses Mukundi, Founder and CEO of Eden Care. “We are excited to  utilize this opportunity to optimize our technology further and accelerate our mission of  revolutionizing health insurance across Africa.” 

Y Combinator, based in Silicon Valley, is the world’s most successful start-up accelerator known for supporting and investing in high-growth potential start-ups like Dropbox, Airbnb, and Stripe.

“Being accepted into Y Combinator will be the catalyst that fuels our growth, enabling us to revolutionize digital health insurance in Rwanda and beyond. It’s not just about securing investment; it’s about tapping into a wellspring of unparalleled knowledge, global connections, and the collective wisdom of an entrepreneurial community committed to redefining what’s possible,” commented Tshepo Machele, Chief Growth Officer at Eden Care. 

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