Tell us a few words about the founders and how the idea came

Greymate Care was co-founded by Ogochukwu Obi (COO), registered nurse with over 6 years experience, Chika Madubuko (CEO), astute business professional with experience from multinationals such as Amazon UK and Guinness Nigeria, and Remilekun Dosumu (CTO) who handles all the technology innovation within Greymate Care.

Greymate Care was born out of a personal pain experienced by one of the co-founders, Chika, whose family could not find time to care for their grandmother who had been bedridden due to diabetes. Even when they opted for a paid caregiver, it was difficult to find a regulated marketplace to find them and were exposed to safety and security risks as the caregivers had not been background checked nor trained.

Your products and services 

We have an online platform with over 500 caregivers who have been trained to world class standard and over 130 doctors and nurses ready to care for our service users right in the comfort of their homes.

Your success factors 

We have over 800 paying service users signed onto our platform and have generated over NGN50m revenue. We have strategic partnerships signed with other A-list hospitals and pharmacies for referrals.

Your factors differentiating and disruptive compared to the existing 

We deploy technology in our processes by launching an online platform for service users to book our services. This makes the hiring process faster and cheaper as time and money is saved when hiring a caregiver.

Our methods are different and mechanized, we use hoists and rota stand for moving our service users as opposed to manual handling.

Your business model

We take 25% commission off every caregiver booked off our platform.

A few words about your competitors

Our competitors include gerocare.ng and regalcare.com. We differentiate ourselves by our wider range of services and through heavily leveraging technology

Your website 

https://ww.greymatecare.com 

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Greymate Care is an online platform that connects the elderly to a vetted/insured caregiver for professional attention in the comfort of their homes thus taking the hassle of care off their busy adult kids

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