BSG DISRUPT — Vol. 1 Issue 3 (Health-tech startups)
Continuing our efforts, we are super excited to launch the 3rd edition of BSG DISRUPT with the theme “Health-tech” for June. You can read more about the initiative here.
Cover Story this week — HELFIS: Introducing Smart Solutions for Healthy Living
Living amidst professional constraints and spoilt for unhealthy choices, we find ourselves trapped by lifestyle diseases. For the first time in history, lifestyle diseases are affecting more people than communicable ones. In statistical form, the economic burden of these ailments for India over the next 20 years will be 9 times of what it has been in the last 20 years.
That is what the BITSian duo Abhinav Mahajan (2007) and Aditya Sharma (2006) thought of addressing by founding Helfis Technologies Private Limited in 2014, with a vision to create sustainable solutions for a better, safer, and healthier life for people everywhere. Read their full story here.
Important Announcements —
Application for BITS Spark Investment Round 7 are now open ! To fill the application and know more click here. Deadline for submission is 15th July. Here is a link to some of the best pitch decks for your help.
Call for Startup Proposal ! Ride your startup to success with TBI BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus. Check out the poster here. Last date to apply is 7th July.
Crowdfunding Campaign —
Hyperloop India is up and running on Ketto at www.ketto.org/hyperloopindia ! Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to the next transport revolution happening right here in India. Pledge your support today!
About the Campaign — Team Hyperloop India has started a crowdfunding campaign to help them successfully utilize the power of the community to help them build, ship and race their pod on the SpaceX track in August 2017 in this restrictive timeline. Your support is needed, and it is needed urgently.
About Hyperloop India — Founded in 2015 by a small group of students from BITS Pilani, Team Hyperloop India is a unique multi-disciplinary multi-university think tank consisting of 60+ motivated student volunteers in the fields of engineering and business, interested in reinventing transportation in India.
BITSians and BITSian Startups making news in the startup world
Abhishek Humbad founded CSR lifecycle management platform “Goodera” raises $5.5M in Series A round.
Bengaluru- and Menlo Park-based CSR and sustainability management technology platform Goodera has raised $5.5 million…yourstory.com
Racetrack.ai: Changing future of customer engagement.
Interacting with customer service is rarely a pleasant experience. Entrepreneur Subrat Parida saw a big business…tech.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Belong offers world’s most innovative AI driven outbound hiring solutions.
Start-up Belong offers clients end -to-end hiring support - The Financial Express The start-up offers clients end-to…www.financialexpress.com
BITSian startup Leapwired gets acquired by GrowthEX to improve customer engagement.
Personal wellness and online counselling platform GrowthEX has acquired the technology platform of Leapwired for…tech.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Latest News from Health-tech industry
Most Promising Health IT startups and Founders making news in 2017.
From companies created to operate in today's new value-based healthcare system to precision medicine, data analytics…www.healthcareitnews.com
Impact of GST on Healthcare Industry: Rakesh Chitkara, Abbott Healthcare
We are trying to resolve the stocks in the market 40% set of on excise is driving the retailers to downsize the…economictimes.indiatimes.com
Hope you enjoyed reading our first newsletter. Feel free to write us for your feedback and suggestions. We would love to hear back from you.
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About BITS2STARTUP@GLOBAL (BSG)
BSG was started in July 2015 with the vision to build a Global startup ecosystem which will focus mainly on the early stage BITSian startups across the globe. We are a not for profit organization which caters to all the needs of early stage startups and help them Validate, Build and Grow their startup.
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