Indian Healthcare Angels Forum Launched at an International Webinar today
For the first time a unique initiative – the Indian Healthcare Angels (IHA) Forum-- was launched today in a Webinar which had global participation. The idea behind this initiative, as curated by Vishal Gandhi, CEO,
For the first time a unique initiative – the Indian Healthcare Angels (IHA) Forum– was launched today in a Webinar which had global participation. The idea behind this initiative, as curated by Vishal Gandhi, CEO, BIORx Venture Advisors Pvt Ltd ( BIORx) and Co-Founder, IHA, has been to bring in aspiring Angels and Angel investors to look at investing in healthcare startups with a much more commitment in midst of the Corona Pandemic.
As Dr Dinesh Dua, Chairman, Parmexcil and Executive Director, Nector Life Sciences, said in his Keynote Address: “The pharmaceutical sector has become a priority sector with the government announcing special funding schemes for revival of API sector in India.”
Jointly organized by BIORx Venture Advisors Pvt. Ltd and HiiiH Innovations Pvt. Ltd, the Webinar introduced 5 start-up pitches. As a first of its kind initiative, the event had participation of jury members from the UK, The US, Switzerland and the UAE. It was attended by over 70 participants (Mainly Angels Startups and Mentors).
Expressing his remarks at the event, the Jury Chair of the business plan pitch, Mr Joy Chakravorty who is COO, PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, said: “I am happy to note that IHA has initiated this much-needed platform for healthcare ecosystems to help increase the success of healthcare startups in market base.”
Further, Vishal Gandhi, CEO, BIORx, conducted a masterclass in which he stated about Do and Donts of angel investing in Healthcare.
This was followed by a Panel discussion between Archana Panchal, Partner, JSA; Rajiv Suri, Partner, RNA; Vishal Gandhi, BIORx and Dr Jagdish Chaturvedi, HiiiH Innovations. Panelists discussed on various dimensions of Angel Investing from Legal, Commercial and IP due diligence point of view.
IHA looks forward to making healthcare startups journey more impactful and value creative for all the stakeholders.