MIT Solve makes its first investment in healthcare startup

KENYA – Access Afya, a healthcare startup has become one of the first investments made by MIT Solve through its new venture vehicle, as part of a US$900,000 bridge funding round.   MIT Solve is an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which is run by  Melissa Menke, who is the Founder and CEO. It identified tech-based social entrepreneurs through open innovation challenges and helps them drive transformational impact.    Launched by Solve last year, Solve Innovation Future is a philanthropic venture vehicle that uses debt, equity, and alternative structures to invest in entrepreneurs…

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