HelpingDoc which helps the patients to connect with the healthcare providers has raised $1.6 million (approx. 10 crore) in its series A funding round from Senior Marketing Systems (SMS), a Singapore based investment company.
The company said that, the infused funds will be used for strengthening the field force and enhancing the technology back-end of the company.
The company wants to extend its services area and go beyond the Delhi-NCR region like Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata and Chennai within next 18-24 months. It also aims to scale up by 4-5 times and enroll over 20,000 doctors in the next two years.
Amit Bansal, Founder and CEO HelpingDoc, said, “The funds will help us to scale up faster and also facilitate us in strengthening the internal operations, processes and systems.”
Through HelpingDoc patients can book instant appointments with their chosen healthcare provider based on their needs and preferences.
According to survey, the Indian healthcare services sector is estimated to touch $100 billion by 2015. This sector has grown rapidly in last 2 years.