Healthbuds, a Health-tech startup amounts to seed investments

Healthbuds, an investment portfolio of Neoleap Business Ventures LLP, a company which has developed pretty quickly, has raised an undisclosed amount from Kolkata-based exemplary investors Arun Patodia and Bharat Kedia.

The pre-money valuation of the company in this funding was somewhere around Rs. 9 crore.

Healthbuds, presently run by Asvins Care Solutions Pvt. Ltd, was founded in 2013 by Somnath Dasgupta and Anupam Shukla. Dasgupta has worked earlier with companies like Sodexo and Aircel, whereas, Shukla has previously worked with Philips and GE. The company, Healthbuds, intents to achieve and solve the information asymmetry that exists between those seeking medical attention and health service providers. The services provided by Healthbuds, includes booking ambulances and diagnostic tests, video-conferencing with doctors, and searching nearby pharmacies and home care services.

“The start-up will capitalize the funds to upgrade technology, procreate the platform to be more potent, and implement digital marketing strategies,” Dasgupta said.

Healthbuds was part of the first batch at Neoleap, a Kolkata-based corporate accelerator which provides start-ups with structured mentoring, knowledge sessions, business links and access to the global investor, and guides them on aspects such as taxation, compliance, IT architecture, financial modelling, pitching, and valuation. Business-to-business marketplace, Machine Hire and tea e-tailing. Start-up Tea Raja was the other start-up in the same batch.

Neoleap was founded by Calcutta Angels, by the three co-founders, Raghav Kanoria and Kumar Vardhan Patodia and Prof. Chandradeep Mitra, who was a consultant at IIM Calcutta Innovation Park.

Several start-ups have embossed their funds in the recent times, in the field of healthcare technology space.

A month ago, an artificial intelligence-driven health content start-up Health Mir raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from an exemplary investor and insurance industry expertise, Nimit Panigrahi.

In April, One97 Communications Ltd, the procreator of digital wallet firm Paytm, invested a confidential amount in the Noida-based health-tech start-up QorQL.

In the same month, Delhi-based healthcare tele-consultation platform Konsult App Pvt. Ltd embossed $500,000 (Rs 3.25 crore) in seed funding.

The Gurgaon based e-diagnostic start-up Elite Tech Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, which runs the Klinic App, also raised a confidential amount in seed funding in the month of March.

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Healthbuds.in, an investment portfolio of Neoleap Business Ventures LLP has raised an undisclosed amount from Kolkata-based exemplary investors. It has the intents to achieve and solve the information asymmetry that exists between those seeking medical attention and health service providers. The services provided by Healthbuds, includes booking ambulances and diagnostic tests, video-conferencing with doctors, and searching nearby pharmacies and home care services.
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