Indian Startup Stories

Pursuit of Screening every Newborn for Hearing Ability w/ Nitin Sisodia, Founder & CEO (Sohum Innovation labs)

April 16, 2021 Ashok Episode 14
Indian Startup Stories
Pursuit of Screening every Newborn for Hearing Ability w/ Nitin Sisodia, Founder & CEO (Sohum Innovation labs)
Show Notes

Today’s guest:
Nitin Sisodia, Founder & CEO (Sohum Innovation labs)
Website: https://sohumforall.com/ 

You will learn:
01:40Background - Childhood, Academics & career with Innovation focus
04:06Sohum Innovation lab - What it is, the team & focus on solving unmet clinical needs
05:51Ideation & Strength - Stanford India Bio-design, AIIMS, Impact in society with Newborn screening 
07:31Statistics in India - babies born with hearing loss & initial golden moments
16:56Employee to Entrepreneur - Managing the transition with mindset
20:38First moment of relief - Testing and solving challenges
23:20Handling Clinical trials & crossing milestones in Ethics committee 
25:27Geographies covered & growing presence
27:37Influence of COVID & safety challenges overcome to screen newborn babies
30:46Team on the ground & the pillars behind success; global awards & rewards
36:51Funding & Incubation - Grand Channel Canada, Carl Zeiss
44:35Sales & marketing strategies - Products & Services
46:05Failures & learnings from mistakes
48:04Vision - Self reliant India & supporting many other countries
52:54 Rapid fire round

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