Three Days of HealthTech

November 13-15

startups CEOs/Founders






    • A*STAR
    • Aetna
    • Albizia Capital
    • Amazon
    • Amgen
    • Apis Partners
    • Apollo Cradle Hospital
    • Apple
    • AstraZeneca
    • Aura Group
    • Aviva
    • AXA
    • B Capital Group
    • Bayer
    • Bigbang Angels
    • Cathay Innovation
    • CCIC Singapore
    • Cebiotex
    • Chartered Asset Management
    • China Construction Bank
    • China Galaxy International
    • Cigna
    • CIMB Securities
    • Clearbridge Health
    • Collyer Law
    • Credit Suisse
    • CUC
    • Danone Nutricia
    • data4life
    • DBS Bank
    • DKSH
    • Dymon Asia Ventures
    • EDBI
    • Eight Mercatus investments
    • Enterprise Singapore
    • FalconCrest Limited
    • FengHe Group
    • Ferrero Group
    • FlexoSense
    • Fosun Healthcare Holdings
    • Fuchs Capital
    • Fullerton Health
    • General Atlantic
    • Golden Equator
    • Good Doctor Technologies
    • Google
    • Green Delta Assist
    • Halma plc
    • HealthXCapital
    • Heidrick & Struggles
    • Heritas Capital
    • Hikma Ventures
    • Hologic, Inc.
    • Hong Leong Holdings
    • HPB - Health Promotion Board
    • Huawei International Pte Ltd
    • ICH Gemini Pte Ltd
    • IFC - International Finance Corporation
    • iGlobe Partners
    • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
    • Infocom
    • Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS)
    • Intuitive Capital
    • Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
    • Jinzhang International Fund Management Pte Ltd
    • JMDC
    • Julius Baer Bank
    • Konica Minolta
    • L'Oréal
    • Leonie Hill Capital
    • MassMutual Ventures
    • Maybank Kim Eng Securities
    • MBK Healthcare Management
    • MDI Ventures
    • Milltrust International Group
    • Ministry of Health
    • MSD
    • MUFG Bank, Ltd.
    • Nagase Singapore (Pte) Ltd
    • National Healthcare Group
    • National University Health System
    • National University of Singapore
    • Nestlé
    • Nisshinbo Singapore Pte. Ltd.
    • Nomura
    • Novartis
    • OCBC
    • Ogilvy
    • Omidyar Network India
    • Optum Ventures
    • Orios Venture Partners
    • Parkway Pantai
    • Perspective Ventures
    • Pfizer
    • Philips
    • Pi Ventures
    • Pictet Group
    • PingAn
    • Prudential Corporation Asia
    • Quadria Capital
    • Qualgro Partners
    • r3i Ventures
    • RB
    • Reliance United
    • ResMed
    • RHT Capital Pte Ltd
    • Roche
    • SAC Capital
    • Sanofi
    • Samitivej Hospitals
    • SBI Group
    • Sequoia Capital
    • SGX
    • Silverlake Axis
    • SIN Capital
    • Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB)
    • Singapore Health Technologies Consortium (HealthTEC)
    • SingHealth
    • Singtel
    • Singtel Innov8
    • SMBC Nikko Securities (Singapore)
    • SoftBank Investment Advisers
    • SPRIM Ventures
    • ST Engineering
    • Stoneridge Capital
    • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
    • TAEL Partners
    • Tan Tock Seng Hospital
    • Tasly Capital
    • Temasek International Pte Ltd
    • Temasys Communications Pte Ltd
    • Tencent
    • The Times of India Group
    • Tokenomy
    • Tokio Marine Asia Pte. Ltd.
    • True Digital Group Co., Ltd.
    • TVM Capital Healthcare
    • UBS AG
    • Unilab
    • Unilever
    • United Laboratories, Inc.
    • ZICO Capital
    • Zuellig Pharma

The Galen Growth Asia HealthTech Summit 2019 brings together 250 decision-makers and movers & shakers from the global corporate leaders in healthcare innovation, the most promising startups and the most active institutional investors.


Asia's only dedicated HealthTech Summit
Created by the ecosystem experts, for the movers and shakers of digital health in Asia.
Latest trends, insights and opinions from a room of experts
Understand the key drivers and headwinds, de-hype the technologies and most importantly, engage with the people powering this change.
Galen Growth Asia's go-to reference Research
Hear from the only analytics firm which continuously monitors the HealthTech landscape in Asia.
Celebrate Asia's Most Innovative HealthTech Startup
Join us in announcing and congratulating the winner of the 2019 Tournament.
Meet Asia's Top 50 digital health's most promising ventures
Network with qualified early-and-growth stage startups selected for their maturity and future promise.
Intimate format where everyone gets to meet everyone
Quality debate with experts, not hordes of enthusiasts!
Asia's biggest HealthTech deal-flow event
Matchmaking designed specifically to scale the ecosystem. Build your 2020 portfolio.
No paying speakers, only experts and by invitation
Speakers by invitation only and who are thought leaders in this space.


9 to 5 pm
SWITCH at the HealthTech pavillon for all ticket holder at singapore EXPO.

Deal Flow Session for Open Innovaion HealthTech Members.
9 to 5 pm
SWITCH at the HealthTech pavillon for all ticket holder at singapore EXPO.

Deal Flow Session for Open Innovaion HealthTech Members.
13NOVEMBER - HealthTech Innovation Lab

1:00 pm
HealthTech Innovation Lab registration/networking: Engaging the Singapore HealthTech ecosystem to accelerate innovation in 2020

1:20 pm
Welcome / Intro

1:30 pm
Healthtech: An Emerging Economic and Innovation Growth Driver in Singapore
    • Kwee Eng Thien, Assistant Managing Director, EDB

1:45 pm
The Singapore HealthTech Ecosystem
    • Dario Heymann, CRO of Galen Growth Asia

2:15 pm
How Singaporean Startups are Partnering with Corporates to Scale
Whilst most corporations want to engage with startups, they often don't know how and where to start. Leaving some companies to give up major opportunities to innovate and feeling frustrated by the failure. Startups can also feel unsure as they tend to move quickly and pivot as necessary. On this panel, we will learn how Singaporean startups overcame those challenges and built successful partnerships that helped them scale.
    • Michel Birnbaum, Co-Founder & CEO, Mindsigns Health
    • Harpreet Singh, Co-Founder & CTO, Child Health Imprints
    • Anubhav Prashant, COO, Apollo Cradle
    • Sumit Khemani, Founder & CEO, SmartFuture
    • Tommy Kolega, Head of IT, Verita Healthcare

3:05 pm
The HealthTech Innovation Landscape from the Eyes of an Investor
The innovation landscape in HealthTech is certainly healthy and promising, but without investors dedicated to the space and investing in young promising startups, the ecosystem can’t continue to thrive. During this fireside chat, Seemant Jauhari, Managing Partner at HealthXCapital will explain what he is looking for when making investments in HealthTech.
    • Seemant Jauhari, Managing Partner at HealthXCapital
    • Azmul Haque, Managing Director at Collyer Law LLC

3:40 pm
Scaling Beyond Singapore: a Fireside Chat with Investors and Growth Stage startups
What does it take for a Singapore startup to expand globally? In this panel discussion, growth-stage startup DocDoc will share strategies they used to scale across 8 countries while EDBI, the corporate investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board, will share what makes Singapore a hotbed for HealthTech and their role in identifying and supporting rising stars from this sector. They will be joined by Apis, a London-based private equity firm that focuses on growth equity in Africa and Asia, who will share their investment strategy in Asia and reveal what they look for in startups.
    • Gavin Teo, General Partner, B Capital Group
    • Cole Sirucek, Co-Founder and CEO, DocDoc
    • Lawrence Low, Head of Healthcare, EDBI
    • Jin Jeong, Managing Director, Apis Partners

4:30 pm
Exploring top investors and commercial partnerships in Singapore HealthTech.
14NOVEMBER - HealthTech Investor Day
1:00 pm
Kick-Off & Welcome: Asia HealthTech Summit - Investor Day

1:10 pm - 5 pm
Asia Digital Health Deal Factory
10 minutes presentations from leading startups in Asia specialising in digital health. Come and listen to HealthTech startups pitch their business roadmap to investors. After each pitch, investors will have the opportunity to ask questions about the venture.

5:00 pm
Regroup: Asia HealthTech investment - successes & strategies
Transition break and networking.

5:30 pm
Global HealthTech Investment Panel
Comparing the differences between Asia, USA and Europe and what it takes to cut a deal.
    • Nawal Roy, Founder & CEO, Holmusk
    • Seemant Jauhari, Managing Partner, HealthXCapital
    • Gavin Teo, General Partner, B Capital Group
    • Heather Roxborough, Partner, Optum Ventures
    • Dave Ng, Head of Southeast Asia, Eight Roads Ventures

6:20 pm
Fundraising Success Stories
Hear from 3 of the top 2019 SE Asia HealthTech fundraisers.
    Moderator: Eugene Hong, Executive Director, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, DBS
    • Rosaline Chow Koo, CEO & Founder of CXA: $50+M,
    • Nathanael Faibis, CEO & Founder of Alodokter: $33+M
    • Indranil Roychowdhury, CEO & Founder of Docquity: $10+M

7:10 pm
The US/China Trade War
The two largest economies fighting over tariffs impacted Chinese direct investment in the U.S. in the past two years, plummeting 90 percent. How will the trade war reshape supply chains across the region? Come and learn the impact with Mr Kit Wei Zheng, Chief Economist for Singapore and Malaysia, and Head of ASEAN Economics, a division of Citigroup Global Markets.
    • Kit Wei Zheng, Director, Head of ASEAN Economics, Singapore and Malaysia Chief Economist, Citi Research

7:40 pm
Guest Speaker - Surprising Results: Why Seeking Financial Returns in Digital Health to Reach Patients in Developing Markets is a Winning Strategy
Come and hear from our guest speaker Julie Frye, Senior Portfolio Manager from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, why the Foundation invest alongside traditional for-profit investors instead of impact investors.
    • Julie Frye, Senior Portfolio Manager, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Followed by the traditional HealthTech Summit Annual Investor Evening Networking Wine and Cheese, with HealthXCapital and B Capital Group.
15NOVEMBER - HealthTech Enterprise Day
8:00 am
Strike the Gong - Opening Bell at Singapore Exchange with Galen Growth Asia
(by invitation only)

9:00 am
HealthTech Power Breakfast / Registration
Join corporate innovation leaders from pharma, insurance, meddev, consumer product, banking, etc. and our leading startup CEOs/founders to network and shape their 2020 collaboration building blocks. Beat the crowds and join us for our famous hearty but healthy HealthTech breakfast to start your day strong with Startup CEOs, and Founders as we kick off the Summit full of energy!

9:50 am
Welcome Note: Asia HealthTech Ecosystem
Hear the latest trends from the 2nd largest digital health ecosystem in the world, a quick update.
    • Speaker: Julien de Salaberry, CEO & Founder, Galen Growth Asia

10:00 am
Opening Keynote
Novartis’ Head of Asia Cluster shares how a life sciences leader is reimagining healthcare through partnerships with HealthTech startups.
    • Speaker: Alexis Serlin, Asia Cluster Head, Novartis

10:20 am
Partnership - Lessons learnt in 2019 - Panel with Corporates & Startups
    • Jo Peddhinti - Head, Digital Marketing & Innovation, Sanofi
    • Melisa Teoh, CMO, MyDoc & Fiona Lee, Senior Director, Head of Distribution, Aetna
    • Nawal Roy, Founder & CEO, Holmusk & Jonathan S. Collard, VP of Government Affairs & Policy, Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson
    • Carl Nicholas Ng, COO, Lifetrack Medical Systems & Christian Besler, Chief Digital Officer, Ayala Healthcare Holdings
    • Chris Clarke, COO, Hello Health Group & Faraz Siddiqui, E-commerce Director, RB
The power of HealthTech for real business model transformation is a reality. On this panel, we will explore and debate how corporates and startups work together to leverage strengths and conquer challenges in real practical applications of transformation.

11:45 pm
2019 Most Innovative HealthTech Startup Award / Networking Lunch
Revealing the 2019 Winner! After thousands of votes and 5 rounds of intense competition, the ecosystem will have selected the 2019 Most Innovative Asia HealthTech Startup from a line up of 64 startups carefully curated for their promise. Jonathan Sudharta, CEO & Founder of Halodoc and the winner of last year’s competition, will confer the new Champion with eye watering prizes, as well as the trophy for the Most Innovative HealthTech Startup 2019. A special thanks to Google Cloud for Startup, a proud supporter of Asia's Most Innovative HealthTech Startup Competition, providing the top final 4 HealthTech startups $20,000 of Google Cloud Credits to continue solving Asia's most pressing healthcare pain points. All other 60 competing startups will receive $3,000 Google Cloud Credits to scale their platform.
Corporate innovation leaders and HealthTech CEO/Founders matchmake over our famous healthy and nutritious lunch. Forget the heavy non-healthy conference buffet, every year, we team up with the best in Singapore to serves you hearty comfort food whilst providing high quality and carefully sourced ingredients. Expect the same special touch of antioxidant ingredients for conscious eating.

12:45 am
How New Entrants will Transform Healthcare in Asia: Tencent Healthcare
Digital health is a horizontal discipline which is enabling any industry sector player, whether large or small, to step into and transform healthcare delivery. Technology players like Tencent are taking on this challenge in Asia and aiming to achieve this through different business models and partnerships. We explore the motivation, objectives and differing business models of these tech new entrants and what it will take to be successful in transforming healthcare delivery.
    • Speaker: David Kiang, Director, Strategy Development, Tencent Healthcare

1:30 pm
Healthcare Services 4.0 New Business Models
Building a digital healthcare ecosystem fit for purpose health services through partnerships. Lessons learnt from China followed by a panel.
    • Speaker: Jeff Chen, CIO & Head of Capital Markets, Fullerton Health
    • Neil Liang, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, CareVoice
    • Amiel Zosimo Herrera, Founder & CEO, MedCheck
    • Gillian Tee, Co-Founder & CEO, Homage
    • Srinath Akula, Co-Founder,

2:30 pm
Break Ice with I.C.E.
How do we tackle the problem of trust in China healthcare industry? Stanley Li, Founder and Chairman of DXY, China is joining us again after presenting at HealthTech Summit four years ago. The HealthTech Founder veteran will share some practical experience with real cases and lessons he learnt as well as sharing his reflections on the transforming healthcare ecosystem in China, don’t miss out!
    • Speaker: Stanley Li, Founder and Chairman of DXY, China
3:00 pm
Afternoon Power Station Break
Specially crafted Power Station by with our partner to offer palate delight, guilt free low sugar and high dose of anti-oxidants to nourish your body and soul”.

3:15 pm
Future of Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Understand how DTx will replace Conventional Therapy, from the obstacles to the adoption of the DTx as an evidence-based therapeutic intervention to patients. Learn from USA guest speaker, Eddie Martucci, Co-Founder and CEO at Akili Interactive Labs followed by a debate with a panel of Asia’s leading DTx startups.
    • Speaker: Eddie Martucci, Co-Founder & CEO, Akili Interactive Labs
    • Hugo Rourke, Co-Founder & CEO, Perx Health
    • Nicolas Paris, CTO, Healint
    • Prayat Shah, Co-Founder, VP for Partnerships, Wellthy Therapeutics
    • Sidhant Jena, Co-Founder & CEO, Jana Care

4:30 pm
Networking Happy Hours
Enterprise innovation leaders and HealthTech CEO/Founders matchmake over small-eats food and drinks. Details will be announced at the summit.

Galen Growth Asia reserves the right to adapt the event programme.