Vault Dragon sells a software suite to help healthcare providers manage their operations better. It promises a future in which a patient’s medical records can be seamlessly transferred from clinic to clinic. The company has onboarded over 60 clinics, medical chains, and multinational corporations.
Myanmar’s Real estate portal ShweProperty has over 60,000 home and apartment listings and over 350,000 visits per month. The startup claims they will focus on working closely with the nation’s top property developers and real estate agents.
BookDoc is an app for people to search and book doctors locally and abroad that’s integrated with ride-hailing apps Uber and Grab, airline company AirAsia, hotel booking platform Agoda, and travel review site TripAdvisor. It also helps companies monitor their staff’s health and manage their medical and wellness benefits.
Pathao is basically the Go-Jek of Bangladesh, it transports goods and people on two wheels. Users launch a request on the app, hop on the back seat of a two-wheeler, and get dropped at your destination for a fixed price. The startup also delivers over a thousand packages a day.
Launched in 2016, Proov is a “pilot-as-a-service” company which is tearing down the barriers between slow-moving corporate behemoths and agile startups. An existing corporate can outline a problem that they’re facing and startups that have solutions for this problem pitch their ideas. If all goes well, Proov will set up a secure testing environment that is an exact representation of the production environment.
The Mumbai-based startup Indus OS is the second most used mobile operating system in India. It focuses on the needs of users in India and is available in 12 regional languages, apart from English. It is based on Android, but adapted for the frugality of data usage in India. It has its own app store called App Bazaar, which has thousands of apps in regional languages.
Digital printing service Printerous lets companies and individuals custom print designs on things. Customers send their designs over the internet and can get orders delivered. The startup connects with printing service providers, which makes for an effective way to match the printing needs of small and mid-sized businesses to production capacities.
Mangobaaz is a new media startup modeled loosely on Buzzfeed, to appeal directly to millennial needs. Most of the creative process behind it’s content comes from scraping trends from the internet. The team is constantly tracking comments on existing posts in an effort to understand what users want to consume. Additionally, they sometimes reach out to the community directly to solicit ideas.
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