The Singlea system of cooperatives that act as a health plan operator, has learned that it is boosting investments in innovation and intends to contribute, by the end of the year, to 75 million Brazilian riyals in new technologies and projectsa movement that involves searching for startups that have collaborations with the company.
For this, the cooperative closed a partnership with Brazilian Startup Association (Abstartups)a community of startups of more than 7,000 companies, in order to closely monitor the emergence of solutions with the potential to impact the health sector.
“In an increasingly competitive market, it is essential that organizations innovate and anticipate trends. There is no way to expect different results when there is an adaptation and repetition of what has been done for years,” he says. Luiz Paulo Tostis Coimbra, President of the Cooperative.
The creation of an investment fund with stakes in start-up companies is also in the company’s plans.
Unimed has a market share of 3.8% and has more than 2 million beneficiaries. The company expects a 14.4% growth in its bills during the year to reach about R$10.6 billion.
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