Apple buys health startup founded by Indian-origin duo

Taking its interest in the digital health sector to the next level, tech giant Apple has quietly acquired personal health data startup Gliimpse founded by two Indian-origin entrepreneurs.  Founded in 2013 Gliimpse provides a secure platform where consumers can manage and share their medical records and info.

Vyome Biosciences raises INR 93cr in Series C round

Vyome Biosciences, a clinical-stage specialty biopharmaceutical company developing medicines for treating skin diseases caused by resistant microbes, has received $14 million (approx INR 93 crore) Series-C funding. The round was led by Perceptive Advisors, a New York based life sciences fund and, Romulus Capital, a Boston-based VC firm, along with […]

Niramaya PathLabs acquires Gurgaon-based startup Labstreet in a cash and stock deal

Gurgaon-based Labstreet, which helps consumers with pathology tests, has been acquired by Niramaya PathLabs in a cash and stock deal. Post-acquisition, the founders will not be joining Niramaya but will continue in advisory roles and remain stakeholders in the company. Labstreet will continue to operate under the same brand name, […]

IIM Ahmedabad’s CIIE invests in two healthtech startups

IIM Ahmedabad’s Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) has invested undisclosed amounts in two health tech start-up – Doux Dentistry and Zeolr. Doux Dentistry, is a dental care start-up aiming to make dental care affordable & accessible for patients at their homes under the brand name Mobident. While Zeolr, […]

Tricog Health raises funds from Inventus, Blume Ventures, others

Bengaluru-based Tricog Health Services Pvt Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount in a Series A round from Inventus Capital Partners, Blume Ventures and a group of angel investors. The funding will be utilized to enhance technology. Founded in January 2015 Tricog has built add-on hardware for ECG (electrocardiography) machines that […]

Ovum raises INR 33 crore from Norwest, IL&FS Invest

Bengaluru-based Neonatal Care & Research Institute (NCRI), which runs Ovum hospitals for pediatric and neonatal care, has raised INR 33 crore from IL&FS Investment Managers Limited and Norwest Venture Partners. The company is the latest among mother-and-childcare hospital chains to get funding from venture capital and private equity investors in […]

Sports-focused healthcare startup HEAL Institute raises funding

A group of high profile investors including former Standard Chartered ace banker Jaspal Bindra and Parth Jindal, son of JSW Group chairman Sajjan Jindal, have invested in HEAL Institute, a sports-focused healthcare startup. The funding will be utilized for expansion across major metros.

Health-tech startup SeeDoc raises funding from YourNest, others

Gurgaon based SeeDoc, which offers patients video consultation with doctors, has raised around $1 million (around Rs 6.7 crore) in its pre-Series A round of funding led by early stage venture fund YourNest . The app claims to have more than six lakh users and processes roughly 500 video consultations […]

1mg Technologies acquires diagnostic labs aggregator Medd

Online healthcare start-up 1mg Technologies Pvt. Ltd has acquired diagnostic labs aggregator Medd (HolaMed Healthcare Technologies Pvt. Ltd) in a move aimed at boosting its diagnostic footprint. It has also roped in Ankur Gigras, a former marketing head for gastroenterology at healthcare firm Abbott India Ltd, to oversee the diagnostics […]

Healthcare startup Curefit raises $15 Million

Healthcare startup Curefit Healthcare Pvt Ltd, the joint venture of former Flipkart executives Ankit Nagori and Mukesh Bansal, has raised $15 million (around Rs 100.8 crore) in a Series A round of funding from Accel Partners, IDG Ventures and Kalaari Capital. The funding will be utilized for product development and […]