Part 2: 11 Gobi Companies to Watch in 2023, according to Forbes

13 October 2023

Asia, a continent brimming with diverse cultures and traditions, has become a thriving epicentre for groundbreaking startups.

Within this dynamic landscape, Gobi companies are making significant strides in various industries and contributing to the region’s thriving startup scene. Its portfolio companies benefit not only from financial backing but also from the wealth of experience, expertise and network value that Gobi Partners brings to the table. The following Gobi companies have been inducted into Forbes Asia’s Top 100 Companies to Watch list.

Good Food Technologies is where culinary innovation meets sustainable technology. Their mission is simple yet profound: to craft innovative, mouthwatering, and sustainable food products that not only tantalise the taste buds but also protect the environment and promote consumer health. While “Plant Sifu™,” their flagship creation, has garnered widespread acclaim, its core focus is primarily on pioneering food research and development in their state-of-the-art laboratory in Hong Kong.

Dash Living caters to a diverse clientele, including business travellers, digital nomads, expatriates, and individuals seeking flexible and convenient accommodation solutions. Its staycation properties are strategically situated in prominent business districts and bustling metropolises like Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo, providing convenient access to work, leisure, and transportation. Their spaces are designed to provide a balance between privacy, comfort, and community, making them a popular choice in the evolving landscape of modern accommodations. 

Ageing is a part of life’s beautiful journey, but it can come with its fair share of challenges. To help people journey through such challenges most emphatically and conveniently, Care Concierge delivers empathic, personalised, and data-driven elderly care. Led by seasoned experts and powered by advanced technology, Care Concierge is a trusted provider of premium senior living care solutions in Malaysia. With a dedicated team of over 2000 certified caregivers, nurses, and therapists, they offer personalised care, from in-home services to premium assisted living. Through their service, seniors can age gracefully and comfortably, minimising the pressure of being a burden to their loved ones.

PanopticAI is an award-winning tech company that aspires to cultivate a safe, healthy and productive world by addressing global health service gaps with the help of artificial intelligence. Users leverage their digital applications on smartphones and tablets to manage their health and well-being efficiently through contactless health checks and comprehend virtual information using AI-vision solutions. PanopticAI solutions meet international standards and have been acquired in various regions, predominantly digital healthcare. 

HD(HonestDocs)  is redefining healthcare accessibility. Its mobile app is a gateway to medical information, consultations, and medication orders, functioning as a comprehensive healthcare marketplace. The platform offers a wide array of medical content, including articles, reviews, and expert opinions that are up-to-date and unbiased, all curated to empower users with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their health. The digital platform bridges the gap between patients and healthcare providers, making healthcare services more accessible to users in the region. HonestDocs is a reliable resource for those navigating the complex world of healthcare.

Gobi Partners empowers aspiring startups and visionary entrepreneurs spanning diverse industries. Grounded in ESG ideals, the venture capital firm champions initiatives that drive significant social and economic advancements, particularly in emerging markets. Gobi Partners invests in enterprises that inspire positive change and catalyse remarkable transformations, transcending the boundaries of ecosystems and geographies while generating exceptional value for its esteemed investors.