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Thailand's Disrupt Health Impact Fund to invest in health tech startups globally

31 May 2024 | News

Providing Thailand's healthcare sector with access to world-class deep technology and improving healthcare services for the Thai people

Disrupt Technology Venture has announced the introduction of Disrupt Health Impact Fund with the first group of co-investment partners from leading Thai business companies – Digital Health Ventures (DHV), the innovation and venture arm of Samitivej Hospital Group, Thana Asset Company Limited (THANA), Saha Pathana Inter-Holding Public Company Limited (SPI) and Sripatum University (SPU).

Disrupt Health Impact Fund is dedicated to providing Thailand's healthcare sector with access to world-class deep technology (DeepTech) and improving healthcare services for the Thai people.

Managed by an experienced team that oversees over 6 funds which have invested in 134 companies across 16 countries, the fund plans to invest in DeepTech companies in the healthcare field, both domestically and internationally. This initiative aims to enhance the healthcare ecosystem, giving Thai people access to world-class health technologies.

Krating Poonpol, Chairman of Disrupt Health Impact Fund revealed, "The healthcare market, valued at over $9 trillion or more than 330 trillion Thai baht, represents a trillion-dollar industry and a mega trend that will gain even greater importance in the future."

Jantanarak Tuekaew, Partner of Disrupt Health Impact Fund added that, "Thailand has been ranked among the top ten in terms of health security and medical tourism. This presents an opportune moment for both Thai and foreign entrepreneurs. Disrupt Health Impact Fund is committed to investing in five key areas: Self Care, Preventive Care, Silver Age, Holistic Wellness, and Smart Hospital. The fund also aims to be the gateway to Southeast Asia for DeepTech companies in the healthcare sector by leveraging healthcare expertise from both public and private sectors."

 

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