DocTalk is a Mumbai – based healthcare startup that enables patients and doctors to interact via a mobile app. The startup had announced yesterday (07/11/2017) that it has raised an investment of US $5 million in Series A round of funding from the Silicon Valley-based VC firm, Khosla Ventures and Matrix Partners India. The round also saw the participation from Altair Capital, Liquid2 Ventures, YC Partner Paul Buchheit and VY Capital, among others. The startup will use the fund to tie up with more hospitals and doctors and make them accessible through its mobile app as well as expand its team. Read more on Investments
DocTalk founder and CEO, Akshat Goenka said, “We are looking to hire across departments such as sales, operations and technology as we plan to expand into new cities. We also have to develop a deeper presence in our existing markets”.
Other healthcare startups that got funded this year include the healthcare startup, CrediHealth which secured US $1.5 million in Pre Series round of funding from Tolaram, the family office investment arm of Tolaram Group. The healthcare startup QorQI secured an undisclosed amount of funding from PayTm during April, this year (2017). The healthcare startup OXA secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding from the UAE-based, Idein Ventures during March, this year. The healthcare startup, Celes Care raised US $1.5 million in Pre Series round of funding from Ventureast, Endiya Partners, Eight Roads Ventures, F-Prime Capital Partners, Dr. Varaprasad Reddy and other prominent investors during March, this year (2017) and finally the Bengaluru – based healthcare startup, MobiDent had secured an undisclosed amount of Pre Series funding from the New York-based venture capitalist firm, DanGold Investment Corp during January, this year (2017). Read more on Startup News