The South Asia Digital Health 100 is HolonIQ's inaugural list of the 100 most promising Digital Health startups in the region.
We are on a mission to map the future of Digital Health.
HolonIQ’s inaugural South Asia Digital Health 100 includes Digital Health startups and companies headquartered in South Asia that are transforming health and wellness through the application of new technology or scientific knowledge.
Companies are categorized by their main focus on an emerging taxonomy. Categories in the market map are not mutually exclusive.
100 Most Promising Digital Health Startups in South Asia
Using the HolonIQ platform, our Intelligence Unit and market experts selected these 100 Digital Health companies out of 500+ Digital Health startups in the region, based on HolonIQ’s scoring fingerprint that includes market, product, team (including diversity), capital and momentum.
The quality of Digital Health companies in South Asia is very high and this cohort of 100 companies is just the tip of the iceberg. We congratulate the 2021 South Asia Digital Health 100 cohort and wish the entire ecosystem the very best on their respective missions to make a substantial contribution to Digital Health adaptation.
Criteria & Methodology
The South Asia Digital Health 100 is focused on identifying young, fast growing and innovative health technology-focused companies headquartered in South Asia.
Age. The company is less than 10 years old, with few exceptions in circumstances such as bootstrapped or academic/philanthropic projects that have spun out to become commercial entities.
Geography. Headquartered in South Asia, or predominately focused on the region.
Status. Pre exit, ‘start-ups’, (not acquired or listed), not a subsidiary of a larger company or controlled by an investor group (e.g. via private equity buyout or controlling investment)
Standard Exclusions. (leading incredible innovation, but not eligible for this list).
Listed Companies / Private Equity Sponsors / Subsidiaries. Not eligible.
Mature Incumbents. The Digital Health 100 is focused on young, fast-growing companies.