Top 10 Indian Startups in Healthcare
Netmeds, one of India’s largest healthcare startups, is an online platform that has firmly established itself as the country’s leading online pharmacy, with millions of active customers and deliveries to over 19,000 PIN codes. It is also known as “India ki Pharmacy,” and it offers streamlined shopping for medicines and other healthcare products through its online portal and mobile app, both of which are available in India. Net meds are supported by 14 logistics centers located throughout the country. Net meds have a multilingual customer service center with voice, chat, and email support, as well as a team of licensed pharmacists who receive, digitize, and approve millions of handwritten prescriptions.
Netmeds had 3 million downloads in 2018 and grew to more than $512 million; it is expected to reach $3.645 billion by 2022.
ImpactGuru is a tech-for-good platform that was founded to make healthcare more accessible to all and save more lives. It offers comprehensive crowdfunding solutions to enable individuals, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and social enterprises to raise funds for medical emergencies and other similar causes.
Docplexus is a platform for doctors to create their own communities and discuss issues with doctors from all over the world. Docplexus, founded by IITian Phanish Chandra, has over 275,000 doctors as members. It is a free platform. However, to create an account on DocPlexus, you must be a licensed doctor.
4. Mera Medicare
Mera Medicare is a healthcare startup founded by Pankaj Gupta. Mera Medicare offers home delivery of medications in 2 to 12 hours and a 15% discount on almost all medications. It is a reliable and hassle-free method of ordering medications.
3Hcare is a healthcare startup based in Delhi. It is a healthcare services marketplace online. 3Hcare offers detailed information on healthcare services in India. Users can simply visit 3Hcare’s website to learn about diagnostic centers and hospitals that meet their needs. “3Hcare” is an acronym that stands for “Help, Health, and Happiness,” and it represents the startup’s goal of assisting people in maintaining their health and happiness.
Ekincare is one of India’s most innovative health-tech startups. Ekincare allows people to save their medical documents and access them from any location at any time. Ekincare secures your data and simplifies the understanding of your medical data through graphical charts and visuals.
Practo is a leading healthcare platform and an independent medical website that focuses on patients. It connects millions of patients with healthcare providers and doctors all over the world and helps people make better healthcare decisions.
Practo assists its customers in managing their healthcare needs, such as searching for healthcare experts, scheduling appointments with doctors, conducting online doctor consultations, scheduling tests, and ordering medications online. Practo is a patient-focused medical website with over one million doctor profiles from India and Singapore. Practo is a no-cost service for both patients and doctors.
PharmEasy, one of India’s top healthcare startups, is a Mumbai-based pharma platform founded in 2015 by Dharmil Sheth. Bessemer Venture Partners and Orios Venture Partners. It is one of India’s most successful healthcare startups. PharmEasy currently has over 150 partner vendors and operates in seven cities: Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Pune, Jaipur, and Ahmedabad.
It was founded to deliver medicine at affordable prices by optimizing the supply chain and logistics. More than 100,000 families are now served by PharmEasy. The PharmEasy app allows users to place orders with three clicks and reorder with one click. It intends to use technology to connect patients, pharmacies, doctors, diagnostic centers, and healthcare service providers so that they can interact with one another without difficulty. PharmEasy also connects pharmacies in India’s cities, towns, and villages.
Anand Lakshman founded AddressHealth in 2010 to ensure that every child achieves good health. Address Health is India’s first pediatric primary healthcare one-stop shop.
Address Health currently operates three clinics in Bangalore and provides comprehensive pediatric healthcare to children and adults through clinics and schools. The Department of Health and the government have collaborated on the MR Vaccine program. Until 2017, AddressHealth reached out to 300,000 students through schools. Grey Matters Capital and Unitus Seed Fund provided $1.5 million in series A funding.
Raghav Baldwa founded BloodSure in 2012 as a non-profit social platform that connects blood and platelet donors with those in need. It has a strong community of over 1.25 million active donors in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal and aims to rid India of blood shortages by 2027. So far, BloodSure has reached 15,000 patients.
It has organized more than 35 camps and collected 4,000 pints of blood from more than 75,000 blood donors. Raghav Baldwa is developing a blood donation app, a location-based application that will assist in locating and communicating with nearby blood donors.