According to Fast Company, a U.S.-based business magazine that focuses on technology, business and design, Bangalore-based InMobi and Noora Health were the only two Indian companies to make it to the list of Top 50 Innovative Companies, ranking 15th and 45th respectively.
The list of the world’s most innovative companies in 2016 and the ranking includes companies from sectors as diverse as entertainment, media, sports, healthcare and technology.
While mobile advertising company InMobi is well-known, Noora Health is a lesser known Indian company, ranked 45th for improving the lives of surgery patients in India.
The non-profit organization graduated from the start-up incubator Y Combinator in 2014, and trains doctors and nurses in local hospitals all over India to train groups of family members on basic care like checking the pulse, supervising patient care for those recovering from a surgery or even a lifestyle disease like diabetes.
Noora uses an iPad app and offers videos, quizzes, and interactive content to impart this training for at-home recovery, while working to reduce hospital readmission rates.