AI could help solve the world’s health care problems at scale

Doctor to patient ratios are well below where they should be in India and the rest of the world resulting in millions of lives being lost due to preventable diseases. Can AI and increasing mobile penetration widen health care access by increasing the number of people the existing infrastructure can serve? A few Indian startups are trying to find out.

AI could help solve the world’s health care problems at scale

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The role Indians play in America’s billion-dollar startup ecosystem

Manu Rekhi talks to Quartz about the history of Indians in the American startup ecosystem starting in 1987 with the first company to IPO with an Indian-origin founder. Despite comprising less than 1% of the US population, Indians have founded 8% of all American technology and engineering startups by 2012. Today, 14 of the 261 unicorns (private companies valued at over $1 billion) in the US are headed by Indian-origin founders.

Then and now: The role Indians play in America’s billion-dollar startup ecosystem

 

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HealthifyMe uses AI to scale health and fitness access to a billion people

We spoke to Tushar Vashist, founder and CEO of Bangalore-based HealthifyMe, on how Ria, their AI-powered nutrition coach is making it possible to scale access to quality health and fitness information in India.

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