It was yet another Product moment for Jiovio to receive Seed Funding from Yale & Cowrks foundry.

Recently CoWrks foundry partnered with Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH) along with RMZ Foundation. Together they launched an Initiative programme named Sustainable Health Initiative (SHI). 

As a part of this accelerator program, CoWrks Foundry and Yale Institute selected 6 startups through competitive and tough rounds of interviews. The selected were from both India and Yale whose startups were aiming at solving complex health problems and invited them to a cohort to participate in Sustainable Health Initiative. It is a 24week interdisciplinary business accelerator program for budding entrepreneurs and startups who are committed to offering innovative solutions in healthcare. The event was a gathering of budding entrepreneurs, health care startup founders, experts, and eminent personalities. The aim of the event was to become a platform for the entrepreneurs to connect to each other and to showcase their innovations in front of investors. 

The event was held in presence of some eminent personalities namely Sten H. Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., (Dean, Yale School of Public Health) and Michael Skonieczny (Deputy Director, Yale Institute for Global Health). Keynote sessions were delivered by the speakers and a panel discussion was held which discussed the key challenges, opportunities, and strategies in healthcare sectors in India. It followed by the startup presentation, in which selected startups delivered their pitch in front of the Audience. Jiovio along with Naps& Nibbles, Onward assist, MetaMagics,  KhushiBaby, Premie Breathe selected and presented their idea. The event was aimed to create a stage for healthcare startups to create long term impact on the health care sector in India. 

The startup will receive USD $70,000 seed funding and mentoring from Yale alumni and a series of interactive sessions will able to addressed to help startups to grow into a scalable business model.

About JIOVIO

We are Chennai – India based start-up aiming at offering wearing devices to the Pregnant women to monitor their health conditions constantly and help them to get medical assistance within minutes. We ensure that the mother can go through a risk-free Pregnancy experience by collecting data from them and connecting them to the local health care providers for timely Maternal care.

It was a great opportunity for us to be a part of this program and looking forward to reaching many women in the future. 

For more information regarding our products, check the links: https://www.jiovio.com


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