At the recently concluded Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) 11th India Digital Awards held virtually, ImpactGuru.com, India’s leading healthcare financing platform for patients, was announced Winner for Best use of Technology to Drive/Execute CSR Initiative in Digital Social and Economic Empowerment category.
IAMAI recognized ImpactGuru.com for its Entry in ‘Disrupting How Healthcare is Financed by Helping Patients Fund Medical Expenses in India.’ The tech-for-good platform is known for setting medical crowdfunding breakthroughs in the country. Its current highest raised fundraiser is at Rs. 13.50 crore + to cover the cost of Zolgensma, a one-time gene replacement therapy (world’s most expensive treatment at INR 16 crores) for a 5-month-old diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 1.
Six years in business …
Since its business operations in India in 2015, ImpactGuru.com has so far mobilized $200 million/Rs.1500 crores through its platform and global partners and helped more than 10,000 patients (directly) and 100,000+ beneficiaries (via its nonprofit partners) from 10 lakh + donors. Further, Covid-19 accelerated philanthropy, led to ImpactGuru.com currently clocking 2.5 donations every 1 minute on its platform.
Commenting on the win, Khushboo Jain, Co-Founder and COO, ImpactGuru.com said, “Thank you IAMAI for the honor. This is indeed a testament of the incredible work done by our team to build a world-class product and create cutting edge technology infrastructure that can provide a seamless experience to donors worldwide. Our ambition is to make an extraordinary impact through our platform, help finance the critical illnesses of over 1 million / 10 lakh patients over the next decade.”