Published 17 Aug 2020

These are the two Indian companies to feature in CB Insights 150 most promising digital health startups


Back has been named among the world's 150 most promising digital health startups by US-based business analytics firm CB Insights.
The selection, which included another Indian company, Pharmeasy, came from an analysis of over 8,000 startups worldwide.
In a period where the digital health sector is gaining prime importance due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,'s recognition underscores the value of its AI-led solutions, specifically those facilitating quick medical tests and diagnostics.
The startup recently made headlines for an AI solution identifying high-risk COVID-19 patients using chest X-rays and CT scans. This chest X-ray AI tool, qXR, is currently utilized in 28 countries.
Founded in 2016 by Dr. Pooja Rao and Prashant Warier, has recently raised approximately $16 million from Sequoia India and MassMutual Ventures Southeast Asia.
This global recognition from CB Insights bodes well for, as India's health-tech industry is projected to reach $372 billion by 2022 and is expected to generate 40 million jobs by 2030, according to Invest India.

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