Vivek Tiwari: Founder & CEO of Medikabazaar

Megha Rani Megha Rani
Apr 20, 2021 5 min read
Vivek Tiwari: Founder & CEO of Medikabazaar

Vivek Tiwari is an Indian Entrepreneur, who is serving as the Founder & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Medikabazaar, a platform for medical and healthcare needs. He has been conferred with BW Young Entrepreneur award in 2017. He has 14+ years of experience in managing all India operations, driving sales, revenue and growth of healthcare firms. He has worked in Zonal, Regional, and National roles. He has worked in different industries like, telecom, healthcare, DTH & FMCG with a major exposure in consumer services.

Vivek Tiwari - Biography

Name Vivek Tiwari
Nationality Indian
Current city Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Education University of Calcutta; Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
Profession Entrepreneur
Position Founder & CEO, Medikabazaar

Vivek Tiwari - Personal Life
Vivek Tiwari - Education
Vivek Tiwari - Professional Life
Vivek Tiwari - Tenure at healthcare firms
Vivek Tiwari - Startup
Vivek Tiwari - Challenges
Vivek Tiwari - CEO of Medikabazaar
Vivek Tiwari - Honors & Awards
Vivek Tiwari - FAQs

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Vivek Tiwari - Personal Life

Vivek currently lives in Mumbai, India. He believes that a healthy lifestyle can be obtained by maintaining a proper balance between mind, body and soul. He thus starts his day with yoga and meditation and approaches each and everyone to follow this for a healthy lifestyle.

Vivek Tiwari - Education

Vivek completed his Bachelors Degree from the University of Calcutta, where he was a rank holder with 1st division. In 2018, he received the CPD Certification Service (Information Lifesciences) for his efforts in Connected care, HEALTH IT.

He further learnt Strategic Project leadership and Project management from Technological Leadership Institute, University of Minnesota. He completed his Master of Business Administration, Marketing (MBA) Β from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Vivek Tiwari - Professional Life

Vivek started his career as an executive at Nestle from July 2000-2004. Post that, he became the Zonal Manager at Tata Tele Business Services and worked there until May 2006.

In May 2008, he started serving as the Zonal Business Manager at Aircel Limited and worked there until November 2009. He further worked as a Business Manager at Telenor from November 2009 to April 2011. At Tata Sky Limited, he served as the Head of National Sales Development & Automation from April 2011 to June 2012.

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Vivek Tiwari - Tenure at healthcare firms

Vivek joined DB Lifesciences & DB Healthcares as a Board Observer & Adviser for M&A & International Market Strategy, in January 2014. He led International strategic tie ups with Chinese medical companies for All India product roll-out.

He managed to create successful tie ups with Lepu Medical Technology (Beijing) Corporation Limited for national distribution of CVC and HD catheter. He further brought the idea of acquiring the company.

Created successful tie-ups with the following companies
Zhejiang Runqiang Medical Technology Corporation Limited
Target Medical Corporation
Nanning Passion Medical Equipments Corporation
Shenzhen Hawkmed medical company
Bioteq Corporation, Taiwan
Giant Medical, Guangzhou

He left the firm in August 2015 and joined AMRA Renal Care Limited in September 2015 and the clinics was acquired by Nipro India. He was the Chief Operating Officer at AMRA and managed to set a network of renal care centers, which is regarded as the best-in-quality yet affordable dialysis clinics.

Vivek Tiwari - Startup

After serving five years in the health sector, he became quite acquainted with the services required for a healthcare startup. In April 2015, he founded his healthcare startup, Medikabazaar, a platform that supplies for hospital and medical institution.

Vivek Tiwari - Challenges

Initially, there were no established B2B medical supplies in India. This is why, Vivek struggled to organize a massive campaign in medical institutions through direct contacts and digital platforms. It was basically a digital appropriation platform meant for medical supplies with the elimination of geographical restrictions that was non-existent then.

It was a considerable task to engross multiple vendors, and asking them for price quotes, parleying for purchases, etc. However, they faced a bigger challenge in getting the right price from a reliable vendor and there were hardly such vendors who was owning an array of medical supplies.

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Vivek Tiwari - CEO of Medikabazaar

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Vivek is the Founder & CEO at Medikabazaar and he leads the B2B platform for all healthcare needs. The company is based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is India's pioneering and largest online B2B marketplace for the medical supplies and equipments.

Medikabazaar counsels for a healthy life and comes under the category of hospital & health care sector. Under the leadership of Vivek, the company has successfully established more than 50,000 medical establishments, and 1,50,000 independent practitioners.

Vivek made sure that Medikabazaar reaches out to remoter locations, having partnered with 13,000+ suppliers all over India to establish a strong base and respect from their clients in India. The company has a haywire market, which makes it the largest and most complex geographical structure in the world.

Vivek Tiwari - Honors & Awards

  • His company, Medikabazaar received the Best Last Mile Delivery at the Global Logistics Excellence Awards in 2019.
  • He received the National Icon Award in 2018.
  • Medikabazaar was regarded as Healthcare IT company of the year in 2017.
  • Vivek received the BW Young Entrepreneur in 2017.
  • His company received the Best Med-Tech E-Tailing Solutions by ASSOCHAM Medtech in 2018.
  • He was one of the BW techtors in 2020.
  • He received the IBM Smartcamp in 2016.

Vivek Tiwari - FAQs

What is Medikabazaar?

Medikabazaar is a healthcare platform that supplies machines and other equipment to hospitals and medical institutions.

Who is the Medikabazaar founder?

Vivek Tiwari is the founder of Medikabazaar.

When was Medikabazaar founded?

Medikabazaar was founded in 2015.

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