India: Online healthcare startup Practo to venture into fitness centres, spas

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Practo Technologies Pvt. Ltd, one of India’s most funded online healthcare start-ups, has decided to look beyond doctors and diagnostic labs and expand to spas and fitness centres. The categories have been live on Practo’s website since early December, confirmed a company spokesperson. Practo’s planned expansion into these segments comes… Read more »

India: Healthcare platform Practo acquires smaller rival Qikwell

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Doctor discovery platform Practo Technologies Pvt Ltd has acquired smaller rival Qikwell, a company into scheduling hospitals appointment, for an undisclosed amount marking its fourth acquisition in the last five months. The buyout makes Bengaluru-based Practo the world’s largest appointment booking platform with nearly 40 million appointments every year, the company… Read more »

India: Online doctor discovery platform Practo acquires Insta Health for $12m

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India’s largest online doctor discovery company Practo Technologies Pvt. Ltd has acquired hospital information management solution provider Insta Health Solutions for $12 million, its third acquisition after fitness solutions firm FitHo and product outsourcing firm Genii in the past six months. The acquisition opens up an additional revenue stream for… Read more »

India: Practo’s losses widen 30% in FY15 as it guns for M&As, new markets & verticals

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Practo Technologies Pvt. Ltd, the most funded homegrown healthcare start-up, posted a more than 10-fold increase in revenue for the year ended 31 March, 2015 while losses increased 30%, signalling the company’s intent to extend its lead over smaller rivals. Practo’s revenue increased to Rs.29.73 crore in fiscal 2015 from… Read more »