East Ventures announced its first Healthcare Fund of US$30 million

East Ventures, a pioneering and leading venture capital firm in Indonesia and Southeast Asia, today announced the firm’s first healthcare-focused fund with the amount of US$30 million, which is dedicated to supporting innovative healthcare solutions in Indonesia.

Genetic testing: Leading the way in preventive care for Southeast Asia

In a region plagued by diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and neonatal deaths, NalaGenetics is taking a stand. As a prominent provider of genetic testing solutions, this pioneering company is on a mission to combat these ailments and improve patient outcomes in Southeast Asia.

One medical health record helps with decision-making: Sharlini Eriza Putri, Co-founder & CEO of Nusantics

Startups are indeed the backbone of the digital economy. Startups play an important role in shaping and developing digital economic ecosystems. While conventional businesses only adapt digitalization for internal systems, transaction needs, and other things. The important thing about the digital economy is that it can provide value to people who previously did not have access.

Why Indonesia should embrace genomics now

Two of the most critical pain points of Indonesia's healthcare system is the high mortality rates for non-communicable diseases, and high cost of treatment. The solution to this is developing genomics. Genomics technology will allow for early detection and targeted treatment, paving the way ahead to transform our healthcare system.