Uber partners Medlife to deliver medicines in 5 cities
"We are pleased to announce our partnership with Medlife, our first with an online pharmacy platform, to support last mile delivery of prescription and other medicines. During these challenging times, we are committed to the well-being of our communities and to ensure they stay healthy and safe.
Things get tough for Medlife, NetMeds, others as they run at 50-70% capacity
Although warehouses are open and delivery staff moving freely, t...
BigBasket, MedLife, Grofers up hiring as demand spikes due to Covid-19 lockdown
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BigBasket, others to resume delivery services in the capital
BigBasket also issued a statement announcing that they will be restart their services in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Indore, Mumbai, Mysore, Noida, Surat, Vadodara . But as the demand is very high there will be delay in services for upto a week.
Medlife revenue up 165% to Rs 363 cr, losses surge too
In August, Medlife appointed former Myntra CEO Ananth Narayanan as CEO and cofounder, with a mandate to head day-to-day operations, raise funds and oversee mergers and acquisitions at the firm.
The doctor will see you now – virtually
Bringing relief to patients seeking doctors’ visit amidst a pandemic, telemedicine startups are not only offering easy online consultations, but also filling the affordability and accessibility gap of the healthcare industry in India.
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Online pharmacies to lead eHealth market to touch $16 B in five years: Report
Behind this massive growth in ehealthcare is growth in healthcare expenditure over the next five years, which, RedSeer says, will touch $353 billion, from $135 billion today.
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Ananth Narayanan is Medlife CEO
The move comes at a time when Medlife is in the midst of a $150 million fundraising round from strategic as well as institutional investors.
Medlife hits Rs 100 core revenue milestone in September
CEO Narayanan says the Bengaluru-based company is on track to break even on unit economics level within the next 6-8 months.
Lockdown, Day 35: A look at the road ahead
The working class has taken a major hit, with 12 crore blue collar workers having gone without pay so far. The impact is also being felt higher up the ladder, with the IT sector reportedly in for a hiring freeze this year with senior level executives taking salary cuts.
ET Catalyse Virtual: The role of brand communication during a lockdown
Speaking on the role of authentic and informative content, Meera said, “Digital is brilliant as it has destroyed information asymmetry."
Uber pilots package delivery service in four cities in India
Users will be prompted to agree to package delivery terms and conditions, and after confirming that the item complies with those terms, users can request delivery.
Reliance plans to buy e-pharmacy Netmeds
The conversations between Reliance and Netmeds, which had also held talks with Walmart-owned Flipkart, had been going on before the coronavirus lockdown, sources said.
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