Healthcare startup Quickobook wants to expand across Northeast & East India
A one stop solution for patients, doctors, clinics and hospitals, the healthcare platform caters exclusively to the needs of the rural population unlike its competitors Practo, DocsApp, and Lybrate.
Practo, ICICI Lombard team up for an app
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Practo injects a new look
New York-based graphic design firm Chermayeff and Geismar and Haviv has created a fresh identity for the brand.
For deep-tech hires, firms cast net wide in shallow talent pool
Hackathons, training platforms help startups fill some gaps in candidate-driven market.
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Healthcare app mfine in talks to raise $17 million
The company primarily earns money through commissions from customer consultation, lead-generation fees from hospitals and corporate tie-ups.
Rs 80 crore stake in Practo may be up for grabs
It is unclear whether the selling stakeholders include Practo's early backers, a list that includes now-defunct startup accelerator, The Morpheus, or its employees loo king to vest their stock options.
Practo, the health startup, is being investigated for supposed tax evasion
According to the Nikkei Asian Review website, the tax authorities searched Practo’s offices in Bengaluru and seized company records in late May.
Online marketing solutions provider, Benddit, raises $250,000 in seed capital
Companies of all sizes need outsourced expertise at the right price, which are innovative and flexible, and comes with high service standards.
Women participation, improved stock option offers light up Startupland
The paucity of quality tech talent in India is seeing startups offer significantly better pay packages for engineers, compared to other critical functions.
Practo Technologies sacks 150 employees as part of annual performance cycle
The company has about 1,500 employees. Practo had raised $55 million in a Series D funding led by Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent, in January.
Abbott jumps on to digital health service bandwagon
Abbott will also look at partnering with e-pharmacies, diagnostic chains and physicians to provide patients with discounts.
Practo to explore overseas markets with $55 million Series-D funding
The company said it plans to use these funds to further integrate its platform and for global expansion. The total funds raised by Practo now stands at $179 million.
Practo extends a financial lifeline for patients & doctors in dire need
Other health-tech players have also been approached by NBFCs to offer lending options to customers or doctors, but some companies like Delhi-based Lybrate are not opening the platform to such partnerships just yet.
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