Indian healthcare startup, MeraDoctor has secured more than $1 Million (RS. 7 Crore) in a Pre-Series A round of funding from Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures. Its existing investors IndiaQuotient has also participated in this round of funding. The startup will use the freshly raised fund to improve its technology, increase its doctor base and hiring more people for its tech and management team.
MeraDoctor is a virtual consultations platform between doctors and patients. The app was launched earlier this year, it works as a trusted bridge between doctor and patients. It promises high quality experience for both parties: doctor as well as patients. According to the company, it has assisted more than 300,000 patients with doctors all across India through its Android app since its inception.
MeraDoctor is looking to be the largest virtual healthcare platform in India. The firm was started by Ajay Nair and Gautam Ivatury in 2011. Mr. Nair is a physician and a Harvard University graduate, whereas Ivatury is the co-founder of Signal Point Ventures. The company had raised its seed round of funding from IndiaQuotient, Aaavishkaar and Accion Venture Lab in September this year.