India Dealbook: Healthcare startup Imedilane, edtech firm Vahan raise funds

Healthcare startup Imedilane has raised $40,000 in angel investment and education tech firm Vahan has raised funds of an undisclosed amount from Vilgro.

Healthtech startup Imedilane raises $40k angel investment

Delhi-based healthcare startup Imedilane has raised $40,000 from angel investors Mahendra Patel, an ex-army officer, and businessman Nilender Chauhan, according to a report in The Economic Times.

Imedilane, which focuses on telemedicine, helps users to search, book appointments and consult online at one go with the experienced health professionals.

“Most of the best healthcare practitioners are in metro cities, so we decided to start a virtual consultation platform to cater to smaller cities and towns in the country,“ Founder Shakti Anand said.

Startup incubator Vilgro backs edtech firm Vahan

Social business incubator Villgro has invested an undisclosed amount in mobile-based education startup Vahan, as per a report in The Economic Times.

Started in October 2015, Vahan helps adults from low-income groups improve their spoken English skills. The startup is currently is piloting its product with the NGO Magic Bus and skills development social enterprise LabourNet services.

The Vahan app works on both feature phones and smartphones and provides contextual and customizable experience for users.

Villgro has partnered with Micahel and Susan Dell Foundation which is an anchor investor for its education technology initiatives.

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In Singapore, we are looking to double our reporting team by this year-end to comprehensively cover the fast-moving world of funded startups and VC, PE & M&A deals. We want reporters who can tell our readers what is really happening in these sectors and why it matters to markets, companies and consumers. The ability to write precisely and urgently is crucial for these roles. Ideal candidates must have to ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic, and fast-changing environment. We want our new hires to be digitally savvy and ready to experiment with new forms of storytelling. Most importantly, we are looking for hard-hitting reporters who work well in a team. Collaboration and collegiality are a must.

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  • A reporter to track companies/startups that have raised private capital, and have the potential to become unicorns. SEA currently has over 40 companies with a valuation of over $100 million and under $1 billion.
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