Satish Kannan was born in Kochi, Kerala. After completing his schooling at Kochi, he shifted to Bangalore and completed his education in Bangalore. His keen interest in science made him opt for the Bachelor’s engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
While studying at the IIT later, he always thought of the people’s lack of access to hospitalization and suggestions from specialists. So, he thought about bringing a hospital in hand.
The career of Satish Kannan
After learning the health care services he gets to work in the cardiology and ortho fields.
In late 2013, he co-founded Phasorz Technologies Private Limited to build a mobile app that would connect patients to specialist doctors. After this, Satish co-founded DocsApp along with Enbasekar Dinadayalane. “The real problem in health care services was to make specialist doctors accessible to people across the country,”
Access to good Healthcare and hospitality with specialists is a challenging part. In mid-2015, they launched DocsApp. DocsApp is a digital platform with a curated list of more than 2,000 specialist doctors. Later, the company got merged with a new platform with a large audience Medibuddy.
They took funding from the IIT incubation center in Madras.
Awards and achievements
MediBuddy platform is the most invested platform that has nearly $10M funding from various investors. Now MediBuddy was awarded Intelligent health and Tech in the year 2020.
Every work needs dedication. In the same way, any organization needs appreciation and reward from society. Hence, Satish was acknowledged by Forbes.
The service of MediBuddy is expanded to 90,000 doctors helping in the rural areas with 23000 pin code availability. National Awards for Marketing Excellence 2020, awarded Satish won the “Young Achiever of the Year” award.
Inspiration to infants in start-up
Starting up a startup is a universal dream, but picking up the right path and understanding its depth is a crucial part. Every company has its own idea, but only a few hit the market. Along with the ideas, every organization or company has a major problem at the end of the day as they try to solve a problem for their customers. So think big to achieve tremendous success.