India: Healthcare platform Practo acquires smaller rival Qikwell

India: Healthcare platform Practo acquires smaller rival Qikwell

Practo founder and CEO Shashank ND. Photo sourced from Practo's facebook page.

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 said in a statement. However, Qikwell will continue to be led by its founders.

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