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CogniAble uses Artificial Intelligence technologies for screening and administering behavioral treatment of Autism Spectrum disorder by non-experts
Basic Information
CogniAble is an online platform that is available remotely for early screening and affordable behavioral intervention for Autism Spectrum disorders. A non-expert can use this screening service at 5 percent of the cost from any remote location by submitting a video. The video is automatically analyzed by the startup's Artificial Intelligence algorithms to make Autism screening predictions. The therapy plan looks at multiple areas such as language, self-help skills, academics, social skills, life skills, fine and gross motor skills and more.
Legal Name
:
SM Learning Skills Academy for Special Needs Pvt Ltd.
Headquarters
:
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Business Model
:
B2C,  B2B,  B2B2C,  B2G  
Founding Date
:
Jul 2016
No. of Employees
:
11 to 20
Core Team
:
1.  
Prathosh AP
Co-Founder
2.  
Manu Kohli
Founder & CEO
3.  
Swati Kohli
Co-Founder
Tech30 Pitch
Timeline

2018

Founding Team Hired

Mar | Founding Team Hired

The founding team from Indian and US was finalized. This included Dr. Josh Pritchard ( Clinical Head), Dr. Prathosh AP ( Technical Head), Manu Kohli ( CEO) and Swati Kohli ( Clinical Director).

2019

Product Launch

Jul | Product Launch

Deep Learning model that can measure child's functional skills from videos was developed, patented and subsequently published in 2020. Based on this work we recieved BIRAC grant as well.

2020

Product Launch

Apr | Product Launch

The Mobile APP was released under control environment with 5 pediatricians and reached more than 100 users.The usage of Mobile APP showed reduction of Autism severity measures during COVID in span of four months.

Strategic Partnership

Aug | Strategic Partnership

Signed up with one of the largest hospital chain of India (Fortis Mental health) by taking our product to-market through digital route.

Target Market
B2B
Targeted customers are pediatricians, special schools, inclusive schools and intervention center.
Client Segment
:
EdTech,  HeathTech / MedTech / Healthcare,  Machine Learning,  Technology  
Target Companies
:
Startup,  Small Enterprise  
Target Geography
:
B2C
While the end-users of our services are families having young children between 1-6 years, we propose to reach them through inclusive, special, normal schools along with intervention centers and pediatricians.
User Age
:
Less than 18  
User Income
:
Lower Income,  Lower-middle Income,  Upper-middle Income,  High Income  
Location
:
Funding

Total Funding

$200.0k

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

$120k

Series Name
:
SEED