Lybrate connects seamlessly doctors and patients though one of its kind health app. The company helps doctors to deliver better patient care. The products are designed to make managing clinics a cakewalk. Lybrate provide doctors all the critical patient information anytime, anywhere which helps them to take better decisions for patient’s treatment. Lybrate aims to provide doctor-patient end to end communication platform.
New Delhi based Lybrate helps patients search by speciality and location. They can book appointment with verified doctors recommended by real patients for free. For doctors, the application provides honest pricing, ease to use and great services.
Lybrate, an interactive app, provides people the opportunity to seek multiple opinions from doctors for free and bridges effectively the demand supply gap of health care experts in India. The company has a strong network of 80,000 doctors across India, acts as the world’s largest online Out Patient Department (OPD).
Lybrate provides basic package with unlimited patients, appointment, documents and doctors to all doctors once they signup. The company has various subscription plans such Primo at INR 212, Medio at INR 382 and Grande at INR 722 per year, features on this plans varies according to the price. One can opt for annual plan or two year plan. These subscription plans includes service taxes.
Lybrate was founded in 2013 in New Delhi by Saurabh Arora and Rahul Narang. Saurabh is Chief Executive Officer of the company. He has graduated in Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 2003. He went to do his Masters in Business Administration from Columbia Business School, affiliated to Columbia University.
Saurabh started his career as management trainee in ITC Limited from July 2003. He became Assistant Manager – Product Development in ITC from February 2004 and moved on to Special Projects from March 2006. He handled this responsibility for 7 months, after tenure of 2.8 years he moved out of ITC and joined Times Business Solutions, Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd as Product Head.
In Times Business Solutions, Saurabh handled production function of Timesjobs.com and he managed all aspects of running the portal starting from customer acquisition, monetization and retention. He closely worked with other teams for engineering, design, sales, support and operations for end to end. He was instrumental in adding 20,000 corporate clients and 12 million jobseekers.
In June 2011, he joined Facebook as online operations intern. He worked with engineering, policy, operations to increase spam detection rate by developing and executing data driven models. He was proactively pursued detecting fake Facebook profiles. In July 2012 he joined online operations of Facebook and moved on to become Data Scientist in the company in June 2012. Saurabh co founded Lybrate in April 2013 along Rahul Narang.
Rahul Narang is co founder of Lybrate. He holds graduation in Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology in 2008. He started his career in TimesJobs as product analyst and developer (internship). After 6 months of internship he moved as software developer in MPower Mobile Inc in July 2008. He worked with the company for a brief period of 8 months and joined as software engineer in iTasveer.com in April 2009. Prior co founding Lybrate he worked as lead software engineer in Snapdeal. He joined Snapdeal as innovation engineer and went on to become lead software engineer. Rajesh worked with Snapdeal for 3.5 years.
Lybrate secured seed funding of $1.23 million from Nexus Venture Partners in Sept 2014. The company used the funding for expansion into technology. Lybrate’s offers services in major cities including New Delhi and NCR region, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad.
Recently online medical practitioner’s services are witnessing funding activities. Lybrate may face competition from Bengaluru based Practo.com and Portea.com provides home medical care services. Practo secured Series ‘B’ funding of $30 million from Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners.