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Practo is consumer internet company of the year: VCCircle Awards

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VCCircle Awards 2017
Online 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, ch...

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

The 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 participatio...

18 January, 2017 | More »

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Practo raises $55 mn in Series D round, forays into health insurance aggregation

Digital 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 ne...

17 January, 2017 | More »


Practo makes fifth acquisition, buys analytics startup Enlightiks

Practo 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 ...

16 December, 2016 | More »


Budget 2016: A faithful follow-up to Startup India Action Plan, say techpreneurs

The Union Budget 2016 remained faithful to the Startup India Action Plan announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month. From the three-year tax holiday to easing up on capital gain tax, the Budget document merely lent a touch of official sanction to the key proposals to the Startup India Acti...

29 February, 2016 | More »


Making it easier for startups to start and scale is imperative

I 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...

26 February, 2016 | More »

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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 fo...

21 September, 2015 | More »


Practo raises $30M in Series B from Sequoia, Matrix Partners

Practo Technologies Pvt Ltd, a web-based clinic management software developer which derives a major portion of its business from primary clinics, has raised $30 million (Rs 187 crore) in its second institutional round of funding led by Sequoia Capital with participation of Matrix Partners as a new i...

12 February, 2015 | More »


Practo puts patient records online, fixes doctor appointments, and makes money too

About four years ago, a young IT student was literally struggling to cope with a medical crisis that had befallen his family. His father had to undergo a knee-replacement surgery at a short notice and he was left with the arduous task of finding the best doctor, getting an appointment and finally, s...

17 September, 2012 | More »