India Dealbook: Content platform YourQuote, healthtech startup EasyBuyHealth raise funds

While Digital content platform YourQuote has raised $1 million in seed funding, healthcare services aggregator EasyBuyHealth has secured $350,000.

YourQuote raises $1m in seed funding

Digital content platform YourQuote has raised $1 million in seed funding in a round led by IDG Ventures India.

The seed round also participation from Atul Goel of the Essel City Group and Axilor, the company said in a statement.

Founded earlier this year,YourQuote was part of Axilor’s 100-day accelerator program, as part of its Summer ‘17 batch.

“The recently-concluded funding round will further help us to build on our early success by expanding into user-generated video content and scaling up our offline networking initiatives,” said Harsh Snehanshu, Co-founder & CEO, YourQuote.

YourQuote claims to have generated 4.5 million original video and written content in 15 languages to cater to its 500,000 users across India. Besides English, the startup offers content in Hindi, Tamil, Bangla, Kannada and Punjabi, among others.

Healthcare services aggregator EasyBuyHealth gets 350k

EasyBuyHealth, a healthcare services aggregator, has secured $350k in seed funding from investors like IIM Kolkata alumnus, owner of MGM Forgings and a serial angel investor in 5 innovative companies Mukesh Agarwal.

The startup will use the money to increase its team size, it said in a statement.

Established in 2016 by Gagan Kapur, EasyBuyHealth is a marketplace for a wide assortment of healthcare services works on the three core principles of simplification, transparency and affordability. It offers annual health-checks and pre-employment medical tests; Hospitalization for elective and recurring surgeries; chronic care for long-term conditions such as diabetes, physiotherapy services.

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