We invest in people
that change the future
of healthcare

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OUTSTANDING TECHNOLOGIES
DRIVEN BY EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE IN MEDICAL DEVICES, HEALTHCARE IT
AND BIOTECH.

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About Us

IIM-A’s Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) is delighted to present Healthcare Accelerator, 2016, in partnership with The Dasra Girl Alliance. The 3-month program aims to accelerate, nurture and invest in innovative and scalable early stage startups in the healthcare space. The selected startups, who will constitute the programme cohort, will be individually mentored by experts in the domain and leverage the wide networks of CIIE, Dasra, C-CAMP and InnoVen Capital for industry connects. An intensive interactive session will kick-start the journey of these startups towards transforming their models into investment-worthy business propositions. The cohort will also get an opportunity to showcase their enterprises to a consortium of active investors on the Investor Demo Day as a part of the programme. Through the accelerator, start-ups that meet CIIE’s criteria of ‘investible’ (maximum of two startups) will be selected for a seed investment commitment of upto INR 70 lakhs, followed by mentoring and advisory support provided by CIIE’s portfolio team.

CIIE

CIIE

CIIE has been an active player in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in India since 2002. In 2008, its investment arm CIIE Initiatives was incorporated with the objective of providing sufficient financial support to startups that are innovative, scalable and sustainable. Since then, it is has been working towards identifying, nurturing, mentoring, providing strategic support and investing in startups across various sectors - healthcare, food & agribusiness, livelihoods, energy, education, cleantech and ICT. CIIE has reached 30,000 teams and 350 enterprises of which it has supported 2500 startups and seeded 100+ startups. Survival rate of its investees has been an overwhelming 90% (started investing in 2009) with a leverage ratio of 14:1.

Dasra

The Dasra Girl Alliance

Dasra is India's leading strategic philanthropy foundation working with philanthropists and social entrepreneurs to create large scale social change. Launched in 2013 in collaboration with USAID, Kiawah Trust and the Piramal Foundation, the Dasra Girl Alliance is a multi-year INR 250 crore initiative to shape an environment that invests in the potential of adolescent girls as agents of change. The Alliance seeks to build an ecosystem to achieve a systemic change by fostering innovation, improving outcomes and reaching scale to empower and address the healthcare needs of five million adolescent girls, mothers & children in India.

OUR Mentors

Piyush Kumar Sinha
Prof. Piyush Kumar Sinha
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Ramani
Prof K. V. Ramani
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Khetan
Ketan R Patel
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Chandrashekar
Chandrashekar K
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Taslimarif
Taslimarif Saiyed
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Girish
Girish Bhambhani
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Manohar
Manohar Esarapu
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OUR Team

Salim
J Salim Vali
Vice President (Impact Investment) Profile
Vipul Patel
Vipul Patel
AVP-Agri Investments Profile
Chintan
Chintan Antani
Sr. Manager Portfolio Profile
Nibedita Deb
Nibedita Deb
Project Consultant Profile
Shivam Choubey
Shivam Choubey
Manager Profile
Anshul Modi
Anshul Modi
Project Executive Profile

Focus Areas

Devices

Medical Devices

  • Imaging
  • Monitoring
  • Diagnostic
  • Drug delivery
  • Medical equipment
  • Disposable & Implantable
Informatics

Healthcare IT

  • EMR / EHR
  • Clinical informatics
  • Interactive Patient Modules / IoT (to scale patient monitoring capabilities to consumer levels)
  • Resource pooling / aggregation platform to improve assets utilization at hospital/clinics/diagnostic labs and optimising doctor consultation time.
Informatics

Biotech

  • Bioinformatics
  • Natural / Medicinal compounds
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Diagnostic kit
  • Immunotherapy, Vaccines

Where We Add Value

Early stage acceleration: Mentorship and small-scale funding to achieve initial technology/business model validation.

Market Validation: Quick access to markets through vast network of CIIE, Dasra, Innoven, C-CAMP and program mentors.

Business Development: Acceleration of go-to-market processes and industry connects aiming to create mature companies ready for their next stage.

Additional Funding: Access to investors through Demo Day.


The Accelerator doesn’t end after three months. We continue to help our alumni founders build and grow their companies and avail to them the resources we and our community can provide.

SUPPORTED STARTUPS

PORTFOLIO

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Aakar Innovations manufactures affordable and quality sanitary napkins to address hygiene needs of rural women through community based distribution.

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Bodhi Health Education, empowers frontline health workers at the grassroot level through digitized training and quality education by a team of experts.

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Biosense Technologies digitally empowers patients by using smart technology to track health indicators and take medically informed decisions.

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Forus Health's flagship product 3-nethra a portable ophthalmic imaging device that provides fully-integrated telemedicine solution, tackles preventable blindness.

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iKure Techsoft, through its ubiquitous chain of affordable Rural Health Centres, provides access to healthcare to the rural masses.

smartpx

SmartCloud Technologies connects healthcare providers to their patients to improve health outcomes and drive revenues through information management.

Fine-Feather

A chain of dental clinics offering specialized treatment by experienced doctors in a controlled clinical environment.

ACCELERATED STARTUPS

Advenio

Developing advanced AI based diagnostic software for end-to-end eye care solutions.

Geniron Biolabs

Geniron Biolabs is an animal healthcare company working on novel vaccines and diagnostics with a vision to create Rabies Free India.

Doux Dentistry

Developed a unique portable dental clinic that delivers dental care at homes and offices.

Oxys Technologies

Oxys Technologies is creating breakthrough innovation in low cost blood glucose testing using smart phones and aims to redefine the way diabetes is monitored and managed.

RespirON

Develops products for better management of chronic diseases like Asthma and COPD.

Theranosis

Theranosis Life Sciences offers comprehensive array of liquid biopsy tests that provide valuable clinical insights to the oncologist so that they can better manage their patients.

Triphase

Developed proprietary temperature stable probiotics that can be incorporated in daily functional foods.

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BDeveloped a handheld Remote Monitoring device for diagnostics, monitoring and tracking to promote Preventive Healthcare for individual patients and home healthcare providers.

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A handheld remote health monitoring device that checks temperature, blood pressure, blood glucose levels, ECG, etc. to enable preventive health care.

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KiviHealth: Create healthcare information exchange for capturing information right from the source i.e doctors, labs & patients.

Reach us at

Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship
New Campus, IIM Ahmedabad
Vastrapur, Ahmedabad – 380015
Gujarat
+91-7966324208 / 4238
healthcare@ciie.co