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hearX is among Africa's fastest growing companies

The hearX Group - a HAVAÍC portfolio company since 2019 - has been named as one of the fastest-growing companies in Africa by the Financial Times.


The annual ranking - currently in its second year - indicates that African companies across a variety of sectors - fintech, renewable energy, healthcare, commodities, and agriculture - managed to grow while much of the world slowed down. It also points to increasing interest in the African continent from global investors in Silicon Valley, Asia, and Europe.


Ranking at 48, the hearX Group, under the leadership of CEO Nic Klopper, is pioneering the provision of affordable hearing solutions across the world. Last year, over-the-counter sales of its flagship Lexie Hearing aid went national across the US. The AI-powered hearing aid’s remarkable technology stands to benefit 90% of the world's population who suffer from hearing loss. Read more.


Catch the full ranking here, originally published on FT.com on 2 May 2023.

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