Chekkit Technologies startup raises US$500,000 pre-seed round

NIGERIA – Chekkit Technologies, a Lagos-based drug anti-counterfeit startup, has announced the close of their first institutional investment, a US$500,000 pre-seed round that included Launch Africa, Japan Strategic Capital, Blockchain Founders Fund, and two syndicate groups of angel investors.  The round was completed with a grant from the Orange Corners initiative. The cash will be used for product development, as well as expanding their existing anti-counterfeiting and consumer interaction solutions and developing comprehensive supply chain tracking and infrastructure optimization technologies. “The funds raised will enable us to directly protect up…

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