HealthStart - IAN Accelerator Program 2016

HealthStart Accelerator Program brings an unique opportunity for early stage healthcare entrepreneurs to get funding, mentoring & access to global network. Led by a team of experienced healthcare entrepreneurs, investment professionals & senior corporate executives, HealthStart team understands the working and drivers of healthcare industry.

Looking for Funding for your
Healthcare Start up
Last Date: 10th May, 2016
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Who is Eligible:

  • Focus Areas include Digital Healthcare, MedTech, Wellness, Disease Management, Fitness & innovative distribution & business models that improve accessibility or Affordability
  • Start ups with minimum of a prototype or proof-of-concept or pilot
  • Start ups looking for business advisory & mentoring support along with funding

How would Startups benefit

  • Selected Start ups will be a part of HealthStart Accelerator Program with assured funding ( up to INR 25 Lakh per start up)
  • Each Startup will have a dedicated mentor to help them to achieve their Startup Objectives
  • Access to the best of healthcare expertize and investor networks

Who Shouldn't apply

  • Start ups working in physical provider space, pharmaceutical research or manufacturing & Implantable medical device are not a focus area of the HealthStart
  • Start ups interested in only physical office space
  • Pure Idea or Conceptual stage start ups wouldn't be entertained

What we're looking for

Innovation Feasibility Scalability Impact
Proposals must delineate how the solution differs from current practices or services and technology available in the healthcare or consumer markets. Entrants should demonstrate that the concept is feasible and show that they have the background and skills necessary to execute their business plan. Submissions must prove that the solution can be delivered in a sustainable format with robustness to serve ever increasing customer base & capture big market for business growth' Winning entries will demonstrate an ability to effectively solve an unmet healthcare need.

HealthStart Accelerator 2014

HealthStart accelerator 2014 was conducted in partnership with - DLabs - ISB's Business Incubator

  • A total of 175 applications were screened & 4 start ups were selected to be a part of the program A special highlight of the program was mentoring based on Humans Centric Design approach for the first time in Indian incubation space.
  • Selected entrepreneurs went through a dynamic and intense support program, in addition to funding & design consulting, all start up benefitted from network of senior executives, investors, and entrepreneurs.
  • Details of our first batch companies can be found in our portfolio section.

HealthStart Accelerator 2015

HealthStart accelerator 2015 was conducted in partnership with - HitLabs - Healthcare Innovation and Teaching Lab

  • 130 applications were screened in total and 3 startups were selected to be a part of the program.The highlight of the program was exchanging transformational ideas on digital health.
  • Finalists went through several rounds of the competition representing the best in healthcare innovation,offering new visionary and practical approaches.
  • Our second batch companies are health tech startup and can be found in our portfolio section.
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