Disaggregation of the Hospital – A Counterintuitive Opportunity for Startups?

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Tau Ventures is a seed-focused fund investing in applied AI in digital health, enterprise and automation (cars, robots). We think a lot about where healthcare is going and one of the biggest trends we observe is the disaggregation of the hospital. It may seem counterintuitive given the increased trend towards consolidation i.e., fewer and larger health systems, but it’s in line with what we are observing with many other businesses based on physical presence, from retail to gyms (our article from two years ago: Is The Gym Dying?). Since we are talking about unbundling, let’s unbundle this thesis along three…...

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Amit Garg I have been in Silicon Valley for 20 years -- at Samsung NEXT Ventures, running my own startup (as of May 2019 a series D that has raised $120M and valued at $450M), at Norwest Ventures, and doing product and analytics at Google. My academic training is BS in computer science and MS in biomedical informatics, both from Stanford, and MBA from Harvard. I speak natively 3 languages, live carbon-neutral, am a 70.3 Ironman finisher, and have built a hospital in rural India serving 100,000 people.