Press Release: Mapmygenome Selected as a 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Asia Winner
Hyderabad, September 27, 2016: Mapmygenome India has been named in the Red Herring Top 100 Asia award winners.This list is in recognition of the leading private companies from the region, celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries.
“In 2016, selecting the top achievers was difficult as always,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “The variety, depth, disruption and traction we saw from the early stage companies to those with significant scale made 2016 a great vintage to judge. The Asia winners are representative of the amazing ecosystem that never ceases to astound, with new and experienced entrepreneurs continuing to push the barriers of innovation. As one of the winners, Mapmygenome should be proud of its accomplishment.”
Anu Acharya, CEO of Mapmygenome said, “Red Herring Top 100 Asia is a unique platform aspired by all startups. For Mapmygenome, it is time to celebrate this milestone and to focus on further innovation and excellence.”
Red Herring’s editorial staff evaluated companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technological innovation and intellectual property, DNA of the founders, business model, customer footprint, and market penetration. This assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the track record and standing of startups relative to their sector peers, allowing Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new business models in Asia.
About Red Herring
Red Herring is a global media company, which unites the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums, including print, online and exclusive events worldwide. Red Herring provides an insider’s view and access to the global innovation economy, identifying new and innovative technology companies and entrepreneurs.
Red Herring Top 100 Asia enlists outstanding entrepreneurs and promising companies. It selects the award winners from approximately 2000 privately financed companies each year in the Asia. Since 1996, Red Herring has kept tabs on these up-and-comers. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Google, Facebook, Kakao, Alibaba, Twitter, Rakuten, Salesforce.com, Xiaomi and YouTube would change the way we live and work.
Mapmygenome India Ltd. is a molecular diagnostics company for people who are proactive about their health. They offer personalized health solutions based on genetic tests that help people to get to know about themselves. By combining genetic health profile and health history with genetic counseling, Mapmygenome provides actionable steps for individuals and their physicians towards a healthier life. Mapmygenome is focused on preventive health-care through healthy habits. Services offered include personal genomics, molecular diagnostics, brain wellness solutions, TB diagnostic kits, and DNA forensics.
Mapmygenome offers innovative genetics-based solutions for medical practitioners to help them bridge the gap between healthcare and personal health. In addition to a broad spectrum of genetic tests for diagnosis and treatment optimization, Mapmygenome offers collaborative research solutions spanning the entire genomics workflow to healthcare projects.
Founded in 2013, Mapmygenome started as India’s pioneering Personal Genomics Company with a vision to “Touch 100 million lives and save a million lives by 2030.” Headquartered in Hyderabad, India, they connect to people across the globe through business development executives, e-tailers, brand affiliates, and healthcare partners.
For more information, visit www.mapmygenome.in