Delhi-based Curofy, a medical networking app that enables safe and secure communication between doctors, has raised an undisclosed amount in Pre-Series A round of funding led by US-based VC firm RoundGlass Partners.
The 911 India Healthcare Pvt Ltd owned Curofy was launched in February 2015 by Mudit Vijayvergiya, Pawan Gupta and Nipun Goyal.
Curofy is a doctor-only networking app, that offers doctors a spam-free and secure environment to communicate with each other. The startup’s online medical directory pre-populates profiles of doctors based on the public data. Doctors provide their basic details to enter into the premium network post verification.
The app also enables doctors seek opinions from other fellow doctors, apply for jobs and read latest medical news.
The company claims to have about 10,000 registered doctors across 70 cities on its platform and is currently available on Android and iOS platforms. Curofy customers include super-specialists and premium hospitals like Medanta, Apollo, Max and Saket City.
“In the rapidly evolving and complex field of medicine, there is a strong need for collaboration among doctors in order to coordinate patient care. With the rapid pace of medical advancement, it is challenging for practicing physicians to stay informed on the latest methodologies and research while simultaneously connecting with colleagues to share best practices. The Curofy app, with its behaviour changing approach, is revolutionizing digital health by making it easy for physicians to share knowledge and holistically manage patient care.,” said Gurpreet Singh, founder of RoundGlass partners.
Curofy will use the funds for product development, marketing and hiring resources.
Prior to this, the company had raised funding in an event at TiEcon 2014, a conference organised by The Indus Entrepreneurs. It has also secured angel funding of about $160K from India Quotient, Spice Labs and a few other angel investors. Also Recently, the startup emerged as the winners of the Google’s Launchpad Week in Bangalore.
Curofy’s funding update has come just after two days since another player in the same domain, DocPlexus.in, raised over $700K (INR 4.6 Cr) from Uniqorn ventures and Austria-based ASP Consulting.