Ahmedabad-based healthcare lab aggregator, Airmed Path Labs has reportedly secured $1.4 Mn (INR 10 Cr) from Bennet, Coleman and Co. Ltd.\u2019s (BCCL) investment handle, Brand Capital.\r\n\r\nThe secured funds will be deployed towards expansion and strengthening its brand, according to an ET report.\r\n\r\nLaunched by Amit Gupta and Piyush Gupta in 2016, the company outsources pathological tests to local pathology laboratories and also facilitates their back-end technology to improve production and capacity.\r\n\r\nCommenting on the development, Amit Gupta, co-founder, Airmed Path Labs\u00a0said, \u201cWe will be deploying these funds to increase brand salience and brand awareness to widen our customer base and enter new markets. By next month, we will be in Delhi, Gurugram and the rest of Gujarat.\u201d\r\n\r\nAs per an official statement, the startup processes about 1,000 orders per month and generates profit by every order. The company has over 12 offline centres in Ahmedabad and plans to add 100 labs by March 2018.\r\n\r\nIn October 2016,\u00a0Yuvraj Singh-backed diagnostic and wellness startup Healthians\u00a0raised $3 Mn (INR 20 Cr) in Series A round of funding from Japanese early-stage investor BEENEXT. Japanese incubator Digital Garage and BEENOS also participated in the round along with a few other undisclosed investors. In December 2016,\u00a0Jaipur-based healthtech startup NeuroEquilibrium Diagnostics Systems Pvt. Ltd\u00a0raised $250K in Pre-Series A round of funding.\r\n\r\nThe portal currently competes with diagnostics chains such as Dr. Lal PathLabs, Fortis Healthcare-controlled SRL, and Dalmia Medicare,\u00a0launched in August 2016 by the Dalmia Group.