HealthCare, IdeaForward, Innovation

3D Printing – Future of Healthcare

This is the second post on this series of what I think will be the future of Healthcare. In the first post, I talked about Personalized Medicine. Joint replacement, Prostrate legs etc are gaining acceptance worldwide. 3D Printing definitely brings down the cost and hence more and more people can afford them. However, this is just one piece to the…

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Book Review, IdeaForward, Innovation, Think

What book changed your life?

Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid I read this book way back in early 2005 and it did quite change my thought process. Even though this book focus’s on helping Organizations understand how Innovative Products work in the Emerging markets, there is a key takeaway for Social conscious people like me. The book embarks on a journey, in which…

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HealthCare, HealthCare in India, IdeaForward, Startup, Strategy

Health Apps in India

Over the last few months, I have been working on curating information on Startup’s in HealthCare. There are many applications/app’s which are being worked on to bring HealthCare to fingertips of consumers. With my observations on around 100 Startups in HealthCare IT, I started to categorise them into three sections. Lifestyle Apps These apps focus on monitoring your Steps, Calories…

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Entrepreneurship, HealthCare, HealthCare in India, IdeaForward, Startup, Technology, Think, Thoughts

Considerations for #healthtech Startup

We see that on an average, there are at least 10 new startup’s every month across the country trying to address Health Care IT Problems. Are we really solving or are we complicating things? According to IMS Institute for Health Care Informatics and Health Care IT News, there are more than 165,000 Health-related apps available and a mere 36 of…

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Entrepreneurship, IdeaForward, Technology

Entrepreneurship 2.0

Yesterday, I was at the NASSCOM Product Conclave 2009. This is the first time I am attending the NASSCOM Conclave and the prime reason for this is the Key Note by Guy Kawasaki. This is the first time Guy is in Bangalore and I did not want to miss a chance to hear him in person. Thanks to Kesava for…

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Entrepreneurship, HeadStart, IdeaForward, Incubation, Innovation, Startup Saturday, Strategy, Thoughts

HeadStart – Compute 2009

HeadStart has been our annual event for showcasing Startup Talents in the country. We started organizing the annual event since 2008, along with ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Bangalore Chapter. Why HeadStart and ACM? HeadStart is a community of Entrepreneurs, Investors, Industry Professionals and Evangelists. We came together to contribute back to the community which has brought us to this…

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