Relief for e-pharmacies as Madras HC stays order banning online sale of medicines

Binu Paul

E-pharmacies have received a boost as the Madras High Court has stayed an order banning the sale of medicines online, according ....

3 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: E-pharmacies get bouquets and brickbats; AI boosts health-tech

Shweta Sharma

Anyone looking close enough would hardly miss the seemingly snaky trend health-tech investments had assumed over the past few ....

27 December, 2018
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Madras High Court enforces blanket ban on online sale of medicines

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

In another setback for e-pharmacies, the Madras High Court on Monday enforced a blanket ban on the sale of online medicines till ....

17 December, 2018

Delhi High Court orders pan-India ban on online sale of medicines

Binu Paul

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a ruling prohibiting e-pharmacies from selling medicines online without a valid licence ....

13 December, 2018

Looking at more enterprise-focussed tech startups: Sistema Asia Fund's Sumit Jain

Payal Ganguly

Having worked with venture capital firm Kalaari Capital for about nine years, Sumit Jain joined Sistema Asia Fund Advisory as ....

6 November, 2018

Setback for e-pharmacies as Madras HC suspends online sale of medicines

Binu Paul

In what could be a major setback to the blossoming e-pharmacy business in India, the Madras High Court on Wednesday issued an ....

31 October, 2018
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IAMAI seeks clarity on draft e-pharmacy bill

Payal Ganguly

Industry body the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has sought clarification on whether the e-Pharmacy Bill is ....

16 October, 2018

Online drug delivery platform PharmEasy tops up Series C funding round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Bruhadeeswaran R

Mumbai-based 91 Streets Media Pvt. Ltd, which operates online drug delivery platform PharmEasy, has raised $50 million (Rs 363 ....

26 September, 2018

Exclusive: VC-backed pharmacy app Myra gets a new dose of funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Metarain Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs pharmacy app Myra, has raised Rs 8.75 crore ($1.2 million) in ....

14 September, 2018

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
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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

Former Snapdeal product head backs online funding platform LetsVenture

Disha Sharma

Former chief product officer at Snapdeal Anand Chandrasekaran has invested in Bangalore-based IndiePitch Solutions Pvt. Ltd, ....

9 March, 2017

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

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