Nemocare Wellness to join DLD Innovation Festival in Tel Aviv
Pratyusha Pareddy, CEO & founder of Nemocare Wellness, has won the fifth Start TLV-India Competition. She will now travel to Israel to take part in one of the biggest festivals in Israel- DLD Innovation Festival in Tel Aviv. The competition was organized on 24th July 2017 in New Delhi showcasing the creativity of five short-listed startups. Hyderabad-based Nemocare Wellness emerged as the winner due to their innovative concept and technology in designing a portable, accurate and low-cost wearable device for the timely detection of Apnea and Hypothermia in newborns. The user-friendly product using a combination of medical grade sensors will aim at curbing infant mortality. The Start TLV-India Competition is a platform to support women entrepreneurs in India and to accelerate the growth of their startups. The Embassy of Israel has partnered with Startup India, TiE-NCR, YES Bank and YES Global Institute and CNBC-TV18 with the view to select the best women-led tech startups making social impact. Start TLV is a global annual competition organized by Israeli MFA and Tel Aviv Municipality in 23 countries altogether seeking to encourage young innovating entrepreneurs.
Global exposure in an international startup event
Pratyusha Pareddy will now join 22 tech startup finalists from other countries to visit Israel in an all-expense-paid 5 day trip from 3rd to 7th September 2017, to attend DLD Innovation Festival in Tel Aviv. She will participate in an intense five-day startup ‘boost camp’ along with local Israeli entrepreneurs, participate in lectures, workshops, and meetings with Israeli and international investors and professionals. Pratyusha will be mentored by experienced innovators and investors; interact with leaders of the industry and with peers to build a supportive international network for her startup business.
Other women-led short-listed startups
The other finalists are Surabhi Srivastava, founder of Innovision (Inceptor Technologies); Rajarajeshwari K., founder of Artelus (Artificial Learning Systems); Neha Rastogi, founder of Agatsa; and Kalyani Khona, founder of Inclov Technologies.
- Leveraging technology to empower the differently abled, Innovision has developed a product called BrailleMe, an economical device that provides the visually impaired users access to the digital world through the internet. It allows users to write in Braille and converts it into digital text and vice-versa.
- Wielding the power of artificial intelligence and deep learning algorithms, Artelus focuses on elimination of preventable blindness, detection of diabetic retinopathy and other sight threatening diseases. It also enables physicians to service an ever-increasing patient load with accurate diagnosis and preventive care.
- Noida-based healthcare startup Agatsa aims to make cardiac care accessible in India with Sanketlife, a pocket-sized ECG monitor that uses highly advanced algorithms which not displays the right ECG, but also calculates heart rate and stress levels along with other heart parameters.
- Founded in 2014, Inclov is a matchmaking agency for people with disabilities and health disorders to find a life partner. It is a 100% accessible and inclusive platform which currently has around 10,000 users and made around 5000 matches.