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

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
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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

Why India’s e-pharmacies are still awaiting a policy prescription

Binu Paul

The dozen-odd startups that constitute India’s nascent e-pharmacy sector currently operate in a regulatory grey area and ....

15 February, 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

Relief for e-pharmacies as Madras HC stays order banning online sale of medicines

Binu Paul

E-pharmacies have received a boost as the Madras High Court has stayed an order banning the sale of medicines online, according ....

3 January, 2019
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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

Delhi High Court orders pan-India ban on online sale of medicines

Binu Paul

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a ruling prohibiting e-pharmacies from selling medicines online without a valid licence ....

13 December, 2018

1mg sees eight-fold hike in revenue as losses widen for FY18

Anand J

Gurugram-based 1mg Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs online drug marketplace 1mg, has seen its revenue from operations surge over ....

23 October, 2018

Online drug delivery platform PharmEasy tops up Series C funding round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Bruhadeeswaran R

Mumbai-based 91 Streets Media Pvt. Ltd, which operates online drug delivery platform PharmEasy, has raised $50 million (Rs 363 ....

26 September, 2018
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Exclusive: VC-backed pharmacy app Myra gets a new dose of funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Metarain Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs pharmacy app Myra, has raised Rs 8.75 crore ($1.2 million) in ....

14 September, 2018

With one eye on policy, e-pharmacies seek cure for bleeding and vitamins for growth

Anand J & Binu Paul

From a cash burn rate that is among the highest in the tech startup space to issues around distribution, scaling and profitability, ....

27 April, 2018

E-pharmacies welcome govt’s draft rules but grey areas abound

Anand J

Online pharmacies and experts across the board have largely welcomed the government’s draft regulations for the sector, which ....

25 April, 2018

Ads for content, digital health tools are in the works for 2017: 1mg's Tandon

Varun Arora

Gurgaon-based Bright Lifecare Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates online drug marketplace 1mg, made two acquisitions last year: ....

8 February, 2017

Maverick Capital-backed digital health platform 1mg acquires MediAngels

Shruti Jain

Online drug marketplace 1mg has acquired Mumbai-based online hospital MediAngels to strengthen its position in the eHealth space ....

14 December, 2016

Exclusive: Health-tech startup behind Eventus gets funding from SQue Capital

Priya Prasad

Noida-based digital healthcare company Sidqam Technologies has secured $1.2 million seed funding led by SQue Capital, a Mumbai-based ....

30 November, 2016

Flipkart, Snapdeal, Shopclues say demonetisation good for e-commerce industry

Arti Singh

Honchos of leading consumer internet companies in India have jointly hailed the demonetization move of the Central government. ....

17 November, 2016

Exclusive: Online pharmacy startup Aermed raises angel funding

Shruti Jain

Aermed, a full-service pharmacy and lab aggregator with a focus on chronic patients, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed ....

16 November, 2016

Netmeds in talks to acquire drugs marketplace Pluss

Priya Prasad

Online pharmacy Netmeds.com is in advanced stage of discussions to acquire Pluss, a hyperlocal drugs delivery startup, owned ....

5 October, 2016

Exclusive: Fin-tech startup InMotion gets funding from 1mg founders, others

Nishant Sharma

Fin-tech startup InMotion Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd has received an undisclosed amount of funding from online drug marketplace ....

23 September, 2016

Online heath store Healthkart raises $12 mn from Sequoia, others

Disha Sharma

Gurgaon-based Bright Lifecare Pvt. Ltd, operator of online health store Healthkart.com, has raised Rs 80 crore (about $12 million) ....

1 August, 2016