With one eye on policy, e-pharmacies seek cure for bleeding and vitamins for growth

Anand J & Binu Paul

From a cash burn rate that is among the highest in the tech startup space to issues around distribution, scaling and profitability, ....

27 April, 2018

E-pharmacies welcome govt’s draft rules but grey areas abound

Anand J

Online pharmacies and experts across the board have largely welcomed the government’s draft regulations for the sector, which ....

25 April, 2018
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Ads for content, digital health tools are in the works for 2017: 1mg's Tandon

Varun Arora

Gurgaon-based Bright Lifecare Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates online drug marketplace 1mg, made two acquisitions last year: ....

8 February, 2017

Maverick Capital-backed digital health platform 1mg acquires MediAngels

Shruti Jain

Online drug marketplace 1mg has acquired Mumbai-based online hospital MediAngels to strengthen its position in the eHealth space ....

14 December, 2016

Exclusive: Health-tech startup behind Eventus gets funding from SQue Capital

Priya Prasad

Noida-based digital healthcare company Sidqam Technologies has secured $1.2 million seed funding led by SQue Capital, a Mumbai-based ....

30 November, 2016

Flipkart, Snapdeal, Shopclues say demonetisation good for e-commerce industry

Arti Singh

Honchos of leading consumer internet companies in India have jointly hailed the demonetization move of the Central government. ....

17 November, 2016
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Exclusive: Online pharmacy startup Aermed raises angel funding

Shruti Jain

Aermed, a full-service pharmacy and lab aggregator with a focus on chronic patients, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed ....

16 November, 2016

Netmeds in talks to acquire drugs marketplace Pluss

Priya Prasad

Online pharmacy Netmeds.com is in advanced stage of discussions to acquire Pluss, a hyperlocal drugs delivery startup, owned ....

5 October, 2016

Exclusive: Fin-tech startup InMotion gets funding from 1mg founders, others

Nishant Sharma

Fin-tech startup InMotion Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd has received an undisclosed amount of funding from online drug marketplace ....

23 September, 2016

Online heath store Healthkart raises $12 mn from Sequoia, others

Disha Sharma

Gurgaon-based Bright Lifecare Pvt. Ltd, operator of online health store Healthkart.com, has raised Rs 80 crore (about $12 million) ....

1 August, 2016
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Medicine e-tailer 1mg acquires diagnostics marketplace Medd.in

Varun Arora

Online drug marketplace 1mg has acquired Medd.in, a platform that operates a marketplace to book diagnostic and imaging tests, ....

5 July, 2016

Why getting doctors to adopt technology is crucial for a digital healthcare boom

Nipun Goyal

With the introduction of the term 'Health 2.0' in the early 2000s, India waded into the digital healthcare space. World Wide ....

28 June, 2016

1mg hires former Zomato exec Tanmay Saksena as COO

Arti Singh

Gurgaon-based online marketplace for medicines 1mg has appointed former Zomato executive Tanmay Saksena as chief operating officer, ....

3 May, 2016

Online drug marketplace 1mg raises $15M from Maverick Capital, others

Joseph Rai

Gurgaon-based Bright Lifecare Pvt Ltd, operator of the online drug marketplace 1mg, said it has raised Rs 100 crore ($15 million) ....

20 April, 2016

Online marketplace for medicines HealthKartPlus rebrands as 1MG, raises $6M

Binu Paul

Gurgaon-based Bright Lifecare Pvt Ltd has rebranded its online medicine store HealthKartPlus to 1MG and spun it off into a separate ....

20 April, 2015