R2GConnect, the global scouting, startup evaluation and matchmaking platform for the digital health industry, has proudly announced that its startup database has now 6,000 companies within a mere seven months of its launch. The platform hosts digital health startups and grownups from over 104 countries around the world.
This remarkable growth marks a significant milestone for R2GConnect, positioning it as a strategic global digital health partner to established healthcare companies supporting their scouting, partner evaluation and selection processes.
Startups play a vital role in driving innovation within the healthcare industry. Yet, the sheer number of startups in the digital health space can be overwhelming, making it difficult for healthcare stakeholders to filter through and identify the most suitable ones for their digital health agenda.
Pharmaceuticals, MedTech, Health Insurance providers, Service providers, Regulators, and Investors, use R2GConnect to find best-in-class partners for their healthcare initiatives, commercial partnerships, co-development, investment deal flows, to name a few.
R2GConnect platform offers its partners:
• EFFICIENT SCOUTING: R2GConnect streamlines the scouting process by offering advanced search filters and a comprehensive database of digital health startups. This allows stakeholders to quickly identify startups that align with their specific requirements, saving time and effort.
• TAILORED EVALUATION AND MATCHMAKING: R2GConnect offers a range of startups search criteria such as:
o Therapeutic areas – Cardiology (11%), Mental health (11%), Disease agnostic (10%), Obesity (9%), Metabolism & Diabetes (9%), and Neurology (7%). Followed by Oncology, Orthopaedics, Respiratory, Men’s Health, Wellness, Women’s Health, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, etc.
o Product categories – Patient monitoring (30%), DTx (26%) and Diagnostics (24%). Followed by Telehealth, Population Health Management, Clinical Trials and Research, Wearables and Digital Biomarkers, Digital Pharmacy, etc.
o Product stage – Scaling (46%), Growth / Paid Pilot (28%), Validation (19%), Pre-launch (7%)
o Regulatory approvals – FDA, CE marking, DiGA, Health Pyramid.
o Preferred partnership areas by startups – Commercialization (51%), funding (47%), piloting (31%), co-development (30%) and acquisition (18%).
o Preferred types of corporate partners by startups – Investors (41%), Health insurance (34%), Hospitals (33%), Pharma companies (33%) and digital health companies (33%).
o Country of origin / HQ , top 8 being - USA (30%), UK (7%), Germany (6%), India (6%), Canada (3%), France (2%), The Netherlands (2%), and Israel (2%).
o and more.
This enables healthcare stakeholders to find startups that precisely match their needs, increasing the chances of successful partnerships.
• NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES: R2GConnect brings together digital health startups from around the world. As of today, 6,000 startups are part of the platform database. This expands the networking opportunities for healthcare stakeholders, making it easier to discover and connect with potential partners.
• STREAMLINED PARTNERSHIP MANAGEMENT: R2GConnect's dashboard allows stakeholders to manage incoming startup applications efficiently. They can:
o Review all the applications in a Kanban view,
o Assess startups portfolios,
o Rank each startup based on most important criteria for each publish open call,
o Add notes for their team to read,
o Communicate with startups via the built-in chat service,
o Get additional startups by the recommendation engine and
o Ultimately make informed decisions about partnership opportunities.
These insights only show a fraction of the potential found within R2GConnect's roster of startups for industry stakeholders. At present, more than 1,300 startups have expressed their interest in different partnership opportunities and have shared their portfolios. Of that, 733 startups have been invited for partnership discussions.
What sets R2GConnect apart is its commitment to the digital health industry, the team experience & expertise having supported corporate partners and startups since 2010.
The platform stands also out with its accessibility. Startups and digital health innovators from around the globe can join the platform for free, unlocking a world of partnership opportunities and venture capital prospects. The platform provides an avenue for limitless exploration, enabling entrepreneurs to apply for as many business opportunities as they desire and fully leverage the possibilities presented by R2GConnect's unparalleled network.
To learn more about R2GConnect’s startup database, we invite you to reach out to Linh Vo, Startups Partnership Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
And if you are an Industry stakeholder looking for digital health startups, please book a demo session with Sorin Stircu, Partnerships Manager, R2GConnect by clicking on the calendar.