Announcing HealthStart - GlaxoSmithKline Collaboration for 2018 Acceleration Program

HealthStart partners with GlaxoSmithKline for its Accelerator Program 2018 to bring an unique opportunity for early stage healthcare entrepreneurs to get funding, mentoring & access to global network.

HealthStart and GSK teams bring their combined strengths and understanding of start-up ecosystem and global healthcare to support innovators and entrepreneurs looking to bring change in the healthcare industry.

Looking for Funding for your
Healthcare Start up
Last Date: 25th Nov, 2018
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Program Features Program Salient Features
Program Features
Who is Eligible:

Products, devices, and mobile apps focusing on

  • Pain Relief including joint pain, migraine.
  • Upper Respiratory Tract problems like allergy, cold, cough
  • Digestive health and Gut Health, including for acidity and reflux
  • Oral Care

HealthTech

  • Internet of Things & BlockChain
  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Analytics
  • Doctor Support Tools & Patient Engagement Models
  • Non-Invasive MedTech & Point of Care Diagnostics
  • Digital Health use cases that help improve access, quality, efficacy and outcomes in healthcare
Program Features
How would Startups benefit
  • Selected Start-ups will be a part of HealthStart Accelerator Program with potential to raise 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
Program Features
Who Shouldn't apply
  • 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

Proposals must delineate how the solution differs from current practices or services and technology available in the healthcare or consumer markets.

FEASIBILITY

Entrants should demonstrate that the concept is feasible and show that they have the background and skills necessary to execute their business plan.

SCALABILITY

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.

IMPACT

Winning entries will demonstrate an ability to effectively solve an unmet healthcare need.

HealthStart Accelerator 2014
HealthStart Accelerator
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
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.
HealthStart Accelerator 2016
HealthStart Accelerator
HealthStart accelerator 2014 was conducted in partnership with - DLabs - ISB's Business Incubator
  • 145 applications were screened in total and 3 startups were selected to be a part of the program.
  • 4 rounds of screening through discussions on problem, solution, scale up and business model
  • 3 startups were selected to be part of the program focusing on areas of Artificial Intelligence, Content and Paediatrics
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