Top healthcare startups in India
7 months ago
“Health is wealth” an old saying is being followed by the Indian health startups in letter and spirit. Health is something that could not be neglected in any state is a strong base for the success of these health startups.
The Healthcare industry market share is increasing rapidly in India. In India, there is a section of underprivileged people who are deprived of even the basic health care facilities, in that situation the health startups are helpful. The health startups will help to decrease the difference between the patients and medical facilities. The main motive of these healthcare startups is to provide high-quality services and increase its reach to even the remote areas of India and make a network by filling the gap between the needy and healthcare providers.
There are many health tech startups that have emerged in the healthcare industry and are redefining healthcare services with the extensive use of technology. In this article, we are going to talk about some of the promising and successful health tech startups in the healthcare industry.
So let’s start.
Netmeds – “India ki pharmacy”
Netmeds is also known as India ki pharmacy is one of the largest health startups in India. Netmeds is one of the leading online pharmacies which offers ease of shopping for medicine and other healthcare products to millions of customers. Netmeds was founded in the year 2010 by Pradeep Dadha. It is supported by over 14 logistics centers spread across the country.
Docplexus is one of the largest health tech startup or online platform for doctors where they can communicate with other doctors and healthcare service providers across all specialties in India. Doc Plexus was founded in the year 2014 by Phanish Chandra. Doc plexus is a partner platform of Coliquio, which is a Germany-based online healthcare network. It has 380000 doctors as its members. Dr.Mukesh Pharmar is the CEO (Chief Executive officer) of Doc Plexus.
3Hcare is a Delhi based healthcare startup that provides an online marketplace for health care services. In 3HCare, 3H stands for Help, Health, and Happiness providing the best of services to the public. 3Hcare is founded by CA (Dr.)Ruchi Gupta.
eKincare is a healthcare startup based in Hyderabad. It is an innovative startup that records all healthcare records and stores them on the cloud from where the user can access them anytime, anywhere through Pc or mobile device. It was founded in the year 2014 by Kiran Kalakuntla.
Practo or Practo Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is a health tech startup based in Bangalore. Practo was founded in the year 2008. The founders of the startup are Shashank ND and Abhinav Lal. This helps patients to fix appointments with doctors and also provides an online platform to record their health records digitally. This startup has secured investment from high profile investors like Russian billionaire Yuri Milner.
Lybrate is a health tech startup which provides an online platform through which patients can connect to doctor online or schedule an appointment or can get medical information. The startup was launched in the year 2013 and headquartered in New Delhi. The founders of the Lybrate are Saurabh Arora and Rahul Narang. Although it was started as an app and web portal, it also launched Lybrate Lab+ providing lab testing service online. Some of the key investors of the startup are Ratan Tata, Tiger Global, etc.
Pharmeasy is one of the most popular Indian health startups with the purpose of providing easily accessible medical services. Pharmeasy was founded in the year 2015. The founders of this unique startup are Dharmil Sheth, Dr.Dhaval Shah. This Mumbai-based startup operates in eight cities such as Delhi, Noida, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Pune, Jaipur, and Ahmedabad.
Cure fit or CureFit Healthcare Pvt. Ltd is a healthcare startup headquartered in Bengaluru. Cure fit was founded in the year 2016. Founders of the cure fit are Mukesh Bansal (Myntra’s co-founder and AnkitNagori (former Chief Business Officer of Flipkart). It uses both the channels online as well as offline.
Healthkart is a young healthcare startup that is based in the Gurugram region, Haryana. It was founded in the year 2011 by Sameer Maheshwari and Prashant Tandon. It provides various health care products such as nutrition supplements, diabetes supplies, etc. healthkart assures the authenticity of the products. It has more than 200 plus vendors listed on its website.