Sehat Kahani, a Pakistani healthcare startup, has been named to Forbes’ list of the 100 Companies to Watch. On August 28, the publisher published the second edition of its 100 to watch list, which focuses on companies on the rise in the Asia-Pacific area.
Sehat Kahani is the only Pakistani firm on Forbe’s 100 to Watch in Asia list this year. Dr. Sara Saeed Khurram launched it in 2017 as a women-led organization. 10Pearls Ventures, Elahi Group, Impact Investment Exchange, and the Islamic Development Bank are among its primary backers.
This list’s top category was biotech and healthcare. The following is a list of how the pandemic affected many businesses and startups. It covers 15 nations and territories in 11 different sectors, including biotechnology and healthcare, e-commerce, retail, and finance. This year, Singapore has the most companies on the list.
To be eligible, businesses must be headquartered in the Asia-Pacific area, have private ownership, operate for profit, have more than $50 million in annual revenue, and have received no more than $100 million in total funding as of August 1. The ranking considers a company’s revenue growth track record, regional effect, capacity to attract capital, potential business strategies, and captivating story.
The primary goal of the organization is to connect patients with doctors in rural places via its mobile app. It allows you to identify providers quickly and schedule consultations. Users can also save their medical history, find cheap payment plans, and have medication delivered directly to their homes. Sehat Kahani has facilitated 1.2 million medical consultations with 800 medical specialists to date.