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Blackfrog Technologies is a Manipal-based startup company leveraging technology to improve Immunization supply chains.
Basic Information
This health tech startup has developed Emvólio - a portable active cooling (battery-powered) device that will provide a platform for delivery of vaccines and all other biologicals like blood, serums, and viral culture, required to be kept strictly between 2 and 8 degrees Celsius for upto 12 hours in the field. The device provides refrigeration as well as 100 percent accountability in terms of assured temperature maintenance; hence seeking to replace standard-issue ice-boxes and other cruder forms like thermos flasks. They are now on a mission to scale-up their production capabilities to deliver COVID-19 vaccines, when they are approved, to the farthest corners of the country without losing efficacy.
Legal Name
:
Blackfrog Technologies Pvt Ltd
Headquarters
:
Kundapura, Karnataka, India
Business Model
:
B2B,  B2G  
Founding Date
:
2015
No. of Employees
:
11 to 20
Core Team
:
1.  
Mayur Shetty
Co-Founder & CEO
2.  
Donson D Souza
Co-Founder & COO
Tech30 Pitch
Timeline

2015

Company Incorporation

Nov | Company Incorporation

Company Incorporation.

2019

Product Launch

Jan | Product Launch

Product getting clearance from CDSCO for manufacture and sale in India.

Started Generating Revenue

Nov | Started Generating Revenue

First deployment- at a rural hospital in Mysore for transport of routine vaccines into a tribal region.

2020

Awards

Jan | Awards

CII- Forbes Marshall Award winner: Blackfrog Tech.

Target Market
B2B
We seek to improve cold-chain management for laboratories, hospitals and PSUs in Immunization.
Client Segment
:
BioTech,  Government & Military,  HeathTech / MedTech / Healthcare  
Target Companies
:
Medium Enterprise,  Large Enterprise  
Target Geography
:
Funding

Total Funding

$500.0k

Investors
:
1.  
BIRAC
2.  
Social Alpha
3.  
Qualcomm
Detail Round Breakdown
Round 1

$100k

Series Name
:
SEED