HautAI | X-Europe Startup Interview
Welcome to the fifth article of our X-Europe startup interview series. We have virtually sat down with a number of our founders from past cohorts to hear all about their solutions, vision for the future, and what made them tick during our X Europe programme. So whether you are a deep tech founder looking for startup support, an eagle-eyed investor, or simply interested in the possibilities that technology can bring to society, then we welcome you to take a read. The next startup under the spotlight is HautAI, a SaaS platform for skincare and skin health.
Hi, what's your name? Hi I’m Nastya CEO of Haut AI Can you briefly explain what your solution is all about? What’s unique about it?
HautAI is SaaS platform for pharma and skincare brands that provides skin analysis algorithms to build engaging digital products for patients and customers.
How can your solution impact the Health sector?
We see our mission as empower patient support programs, remote diagnostic tools with an accurate skin assessment to help patients manage skin diseases and track the progress of treatments. We believe that it is not enough for patients just to trust that the treatment is working, but we should also provide a way to measure skin dynamics in an unbiased and reproducible way. The ability to track progress will result in greater adherence to treatment and therefore, greater outcomes for patients and more loyal pharma companies customers.
Since the foundation of your company, what has been its biggest milestones? What challenges are you still trying to overcome?
- Work with the largest FMCG companies and provide skin diagnostics for several skincare and skin health brands worldwide;
- Were selected to Almirall Digital Program 2020;
- Developed more than 15 different skin analysis algorithms;
- Became profitable.
What was the status of your product before joining X-Europe? How has your original product vision evolved?
When we enrolled to the program, our greatest focus was on skincare, now we actively expand in skin health and medical dermatology.
After joining and benefiting from the services X-Europe has provided to you, what next steps do you envision?
We are working on software for clinical applications including software to collect and analyse data during clinical trials and real-work evidence stages.
What tips do you have for entrepreneurs trying to succeed in the HealthTech/BioTech field?
Plan the next several steps wisely but leave room for experiments.
What’s unique about the X-Europe programme?
Great attitude and support from mentors, organisers + great quality of content for different topics (BD, strategy, finance, fundraising).