Founded by Max Mito, Christopher Durre, and Kieran Start, Strong Room offers a secure digital gateway to quickly and safely access specialised treatment plans for patients, with the aim of reducing adverse drug events.
Adverse drug outcomes currently cost Australia’s healthcare system 1.2 billion a year, with causes including misidentification of patients, incorrect drug treatment, as well as complex administration requirements resulting in 10% of hospital admissions.
The Strong Room team have developed a medication management platform that instantly and securely matches patients with their complex drug treatments, optimising workflow and increasing patient quality of care.
Since launching their pilot last year, 50 pharmacies have come onboard. To support their growth the team has raised a pre-seed round of $350K from angel investors including key players within the pharmacy sector.
Max is a serial entrepreneur who founded his first company at aged 16 in Japan before starting Strong Room at 19.
Since then, he was awarded the Prodigy Award by Pausefest in 2019 for his work in the company.
Aside from Strong Room, Max is a board member of Ayonix Corporation and a part-time student at the University of Melbourne studying Economics and History.
Chris is an aspiring entrepreneur with a vision for improving healthcare and creating products.
Co-founding Strong Room three years ago alongside Max and Kieran, Chris helped the team successfully bootstrap the start of the business while completing his degree. He has since completed his professional degree in Computer Science from Swinburne University, majoring in Data Science and minoring in Science.
He previously worked at the Department of Defence as Software Engineer and is looking to make his mark on the Healthcare Industry.
Kieran has had a love for developing software from a young age, building his first application at age 11 and co-founding Strong Room at 18. His passion for medtech stems from his desire to help people in need. Kieran is currently in the final year of a BSci at the University of Melbourne, majoring in Computing and Software Systems.
Aside from Software Engineering, Kieran is an avid gamer and swimmer, at one point representing Victoria.