In this four minute video, Balaji Gopalan, CEO and Co-Founder, MedStack talks about the importance of a collaborative ecosystem where start ups can take on the world’s biggest problems. MedStack, a platform for App-Enabled Healthcare is an example of how it is done,
MedStack received the TELUS outstanding Product Achievement Award for Mobility Health (M-Health) Innovation Excellence in Canada’s Health Care Sector at the CATA Gala.
MedStack now provides enhanced app hosting and actively managed compliance policies in several countries.
The company has raised a $2.4 million oversubscribed seed round led by TELUS Ventures, with participation from ScaleUP Ventures and Panache Ventures. Existing investor Ontario Centres of Excellence and several existing angel investors have also participated in this round.
MedStack’s mission is to enable more digital innovation to be adopted in healthcare so that cloud technologies may deliver care anywhere with smarter, more timely decisions and better experiences.
MedStack founders, CEO Balaji Gopalan and CTO Simon Woodside, have evolved their solution with the input of hundreds of digital health startups through programs including Dreamit Health, the Creative Destruction Lab and 500 Startups. Over 50 companies now run their apps integrated with MedStack’s healthcare compliance platform.
The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance), Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group and ‘political party’ for Canada’s tech industry, crowdsources ideas and guidance from thousands of opt in members in moderated social networks in Canada and key global markets. Supported by evidence-based research, CATAAlliance then mobilizes the community behind public policy recommendations designed to boost Canada’s innovation and competitiveness success.