8:45am - 9:45am
Tea & Registration
9:45am - 10:00am
Sahad P.V. - Founder & Editor, VCCircle
10:00am - 11:00am
Panel I: Understanding The Indian Healthcare Macro Story
As Indian healthcare sector doubles its size to $100 billion by 2015, how will the various sub segments in healthcare pan out? What are the visible opportunities for investments & entrepreneurship? What are the unique sub segments attractive in the coming years? Thoughts on multi-speciality, single-speciality, rural healthcare, diagnostics, pharmacy retail, pathology, medical devices and equipments. What is the healthcare story for tier2 & tier3 cities?
Rajiv Maliwal - Founder & Managing Partner, Sabre Capital (Moderator)
Naveen Wadhera - Country Head, TA Associates
Amit Hirawat - Director, India Value Fund Advisors
Dr. Om Manchanda - CEO, Dr Lal PathLabs
Anjan Bose - President, Philips India
Manoj Gopalakrishna, MD, Becton Dickinson India
11:00am - 11:20am
Tea & Networking
11:20am - 11:50am
A private equity funded entrepreneur will make a 30-minute presentation on:
- The company’s early days and business model
- Significant milestones
- Growth path and projections
- How it raised private equity funding and scaled.
- Its growth curve in the macro sectoral environment.
Ashutosh Garg - Chairman & MD, Guardian Pharmacy
11:50am - 12:50pm
VCCircle Redhot Segment I: Multi-Speciality Healthcare
India, owing to its sheer size, has witnessed the emergence of some of the best multi-speciality hospitals and healthcare services. As the well established institutions grow further, new businesses in this segment are mushrooming at various corners & pockets to address the healthcare needs of the Indian masses. What is the road ahead for this market segment? What are the new trends, business models and services emerging in this segment? What are the opportunities attractive for private equity investments?
Ratan Jalan -Founder & Principal Consultant, Medium Healthcare (Moderator)
Dr Sunny Sharma - Senior MD, Orbimed
Dr Sanuj K Ravindran - MD, Asian Healthcare Fund
Dr. M.K. Khanduja, CMD, BSR Super Specialty Hospitals Ltd.
Dr Amit Varma - President, Healthcare, Religare Enterprises Ltd.
Dr. S Chandra Kumar - MD, KMC Hospital
12:50pm - 2:00pm
Lunch & Networking
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Importance Of Brand Building For Healthcare Sector Players
In a free and rapidly growing economy, business growth is linked to exponential growth of the brand, and healthcare is no exception. Advertising is the key to building a brand, which in turn helps expand customer base and command premiums.
Sudhir Dravid - AVP, Brand Capital
2:30pm - 3:30pm
VCCircle Redhot Segment II: Single-Speciality Healthcare
This segment, characterised by asset-light unique business models, has emerged as a recurring theme for private equity and venture capital investors. The panel will focus on opportunities in specialities such as eye care, dental care, oncology, fertility clinics, dialysis, orthopaedic centres and daycare surgeries. What are the challenges to scale & execution in this segment? What are the opportunities attractive for private equity and venture capital?
Dr. Rana Mehta - Partner, PWC (Moderator)
Amit Chander - Head, Healthcare, Baring India Private Equity
Dr Amit Sachdev - Director Axiss Dental
Senthil Kumar - COO, Vasan Healthcare
3:30pm - 3:50pm
Tea & Networking
3:50pm - 4:50pm
VCCircle Redhot Segment III: Diagnostics, Beauty & Wellness
With just a handful of large chains, diagnostics is still a much fragmented play. What is holding this sector back? What are the unique business models in this category? What are the opportunities in cord blood stem cell banking? Given the attractive Indian consumption story, beauty & wellness businesses are expected to witness immense growth and scale. What are the investible opportunities in this space? What are the challenges engrained this segment and how can they be addressed?
Alok Gupta - MD, Headland Capital Partners
Ameera Shah - CEO, Metropolis
Anil Maini, Executive Director, Batra Hospital & Research Centre
Mayur Abhaya - President, LifeCell International
4:50pm - 5:00pm
5:00pm - 6:00pm
A special initiative where companies and investors can meet and network in a structured manner in a separate enclosure. Here, 10 select companies can make a 5-minute elevator pitch to 10 select private equity investors and venture capitalists.
A zone for informal networking and establishing contacts with entrepreneurs and investors over cocktails.