Flipkart sets up fund for early-stage bets; PharmEasy, Drivezy may raise capital

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Walmart-owned homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart has set up an internal fund for its early stage investments, a report in a financial ....

25 March, 2019

Online pharmacy NetMeds snaps up health-tech startup KiViHealth

Kavya Kothiyal

Online pharmacy NetMeds Marketplace Pvt. Ltd said on Monday it has acquired health-tech startup KiViHealth in a cash-and-stock ....

25 March, 2019
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Parenting-pregnancy app Healofy raises money; rewards platform Cred in funding talks

Payal Ganguly

Parenting-pregnancy social network app Healofy has raised $10 million (Rs 69 crore at current exchange rate) in a Series A round, ....

20 March, 2019

Diabetes management platform BeatO raises pre-Series A funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Delhi-based Health Arx Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which owns diabetes management app BeatO, has raised Rs 11.75 crore ($1.7 million ....

20 March, 2019

E-pharmacy 1mg to raise capital from IFC as part of $70 mn round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private-sector investment arm of the World Bank, plans to invest an undisclosed ....

1 March, 2019

Breast cancer screening startup Niramai raises Series A funding

Shweta Sharma

Breast cancer screening startup Niramai Health Analytix Pvt. Ltd has raised $6 million in a Series A round of funding led by Tokyo-headquartered ....

25 February, 2019
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From diagnostics to video consultation, Netmeds is gearing up for a growth spurt

Binu Paul

Netmeds is well known to most Indian cricket fans. After all, large logos of the online pharmacy company were emblazoned on cricket ....

22 February, 2019

Diabetes management platform Wellthy Therapeutics gets Cipla's backing

Binu Paul

Cipla Ltd has agreed to acquire an 11.71 % stake in health-tech startup Wellthy Therapeutics Pvt. Ltd for Rs 10.5 crore, India's ....

18 February, 2019

Medlife acquires digital healthcare platform MedLabz

Binu Paul

Health-tech platform Medlife International Pvt. Ltd has acquired Mumbai-based digital healthcare platform and home diagnostics ....

31 January, 2019

Nimhans partners Canadian varsity to build AI capabilities for schizophrenia diagnosis

Vignesh Ananthraj

Bengaluru-based National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (Nimhans) has created artificial-intelligence (AI) capabilities ....

23 January, 2019
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Radiology platform 5C Network raises seed funding

Keshav Sunkara

Bengaluru-based radiology platform 5C Network (India) Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed seed amount from Unitus Ventures, Axilor ....

21 January, 2019

Microsoft brings AI to small farmers in India, sharpens focus on healthcare

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led Microsoft has started working on smart farming and smart healthcare projects in India in co-ordination with ....

21 January, 2019

Microsoft venture arm bets on health-tech startup Innovaccer in debut India deal

Shweta Sharma

Microsoft’s corporate venture fund, M12, has backed health-tech startup Innovaccer in its first India investment. The ....

16 January, 2019

Virtual visits to the doctor can be as effective as physical check-ups: Study

Shweta Sharma

A growing breed of health-tech startups building platforms for patients to communicate with doctors through live chat or video ....

15 January, 2019

Health startup CureFit loses Rs 4 for each rupee in revenue in FY18

Dearton Thomas Hector

Health and fitness startup CureFit Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, led by Myntra co-founder Mukesh Bansal and former Flipkart executive Ankit ....

14 January, 2019

Exclusive: Online pharmacy 1mg raising fresh capital at $200 mn valuation

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Kavya Kothiyal

Gurugram-based 1mg Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates an eponymous online pharmacy, is raising $35.31 million (Rs 248.63 crore) ....

9 January, 2019

Medical technology firm In-Med Prognostics secures funding from govt enterprise

Dearton Thomas Hector

Pune-based medical technology startup Prognostics In-Med Pvt. Ltd has received a grant of Rs 50 lakh ($71,279 at current exchange ....

8 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: E-pharmacies get bouquets and brickbats; AI boosts health-tech

Shweta Sharma

Anyone looking close enough would hardly miss the seemingly snaky trend health-tech investments had assumed over the past few ....

27 December, 2018

Madras High Court enforces blanket ban on online sale of medicines

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

In another setback for e-pharmacies, the Madras High Court on Monday enforced a blanket ban on the sale of online medicines till ....

17 December, 2018

HealthKart grows FY18 operating revenues 56%, monthly burn rate at Rs 18 crore

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

HealthKart, the omnichannel healthcare products platform owned by Gurugram-based Bright Lifecare Pvt Ltd, grew its operating revenues ....

13 December, 2018

Medical supplies and services marketplace DrStore raises pre-Series A capital

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based DrStore, which operates an eponymous business-to-business marketplace for medical supplies, has raised an undisclosed ....

11 December, 2018