T-Hub today announced the launch of its HealthTech Arcade program in partnership with Optum. Optum is an information and technology-enabled health solutions business that is helping people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone.
This edition of the arcade series is focused on helping the corporates source startups that can solve challenges in the focus area of chronic and poly-chronic disease management, digital health, medical devices, diagnostic platforms and DeepTech analytics in the healthcare sector. Also, it aims to support startups by connecting them with industry experts, including mentors, large institutional executives, hospital executives, private investors and venture capitalists.
More than 20 startups got the opportunity to showcase their products and solutions to Optum and to other leading industry and investor giants such as National Health Authority, SRI Capital, Dr Reddy’s Labs, among others.
The startups that were shortlisted include Theranosis, Macero Health Solutions, NanoHealth, Dipitr, Vihati Techno Health, Mapmygenome, Monitra, Healthcon, Welltheraupatics, and Onward Health. They also benefitted by getting this opportunity to network with the prominent ecosystem players to expand their business horizons.
Ravi Narayan, CEO, T-Hub, said in a statement, “Technology has touched nearly every aspect of urban life in India. However, we are yet to match the level of technological advancements in the western world, especially in healthcare. The Indian healthcare market is expected to be valued at $372 billion by 2022, and it’s an exciting opportunity for entrepreneurs.”
Reference: Economic Times