Practo is consumer internet company of the year: VCCircle Awards

VCCircle Awards 2017Online healthcare platform Practo Technologies Pvt. Ltd has bagged the News Corp VCCircle consumer internet company of the year award for a disruptive business model that has gone beyond its consumer play into the enterprise space. The winner was decided by an eminent jury chaired by Arun Duggal, chairman of ratings agency ICRA. Started in […]

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Revenue from international markets may outpace that of India’s: Practo’s Shashank ND

Shashank NDThe fresh fund infusion of $55 million led by Tencent has reaffirmed investor confidence in healthcare firm Practo. According to estimates, the latest round of funding puts the company’s valuation well past $600 million. The Series D funding round announced on Tuesday also saw the participation of three new investors – Russian venture capital (VC) […]

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Practo raises $55 mn in Series D round led by Tencent

PractoDigital healthcare platform Practo has raised $55 million in Series D funding led by existing investor China’s Tencent. Practo Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs a doctor-appointment site and offers an ad platform to clinics, hospitals and diagnostic centres, also saw participation from three new investors—Russian venture capital (VC) firm ru-Net, Japan’s Recruit Holdings’ investment arm […]

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Practo makes fifth acquisition, buys analytics startup Enlightiks

ThinkstockPhotos-515064430_fePracto Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a web-based clinic management software developer, has acquired US-based data analytics firm Enlightiks Inc. and its Indian operations in a cash-and-stock deal. The deal, which includes the acquisition of Bengaluru-based Enlightiks Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd, is valued at $13.9 million (about Rs 92 crore), according to VCCEdge, the data research platform […]

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Making it easier for startups to start and scale is imperative

Shashank-ND2I am hopeful that the Union Budget will keep up the good work set in motion by the ‘Start Up India, Stand Up India’ initiative. 2015 was an exciting year for startups. There has been phenomenal growth, and incredible excitement and investments in ideas, ideas that could potentially solve some of the most serious problems […]

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Practo’s Shashank ND to address Techcircle SaaS Forum 2015; plus final agenda

Techcircle SaaS Forum 2015 to be held on September 23 in Bengaluru will host industry leaders like Aneesh Reddy, Co-founder & CEO of Capillary Technologies; Bhanu Chopra, Founder & CEO of RateGain and Shashank ND, Founder & CEO of Practo Technologies who will address the audience. The forum will also feature a special address by […]

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