Healthtech startup QubeHealth, on Wednesday stated it has secured an undisclosed quantity in a pre-series A spherical, co-led by US-based enterprise capital agency New Horizon Ventures and Singaporean funding agency ThinKuvate, with current investor Keiretsu Discussion board.
The fundraise additionally noticed participation from Axiomatic Ventures, Inflection Level Ventures and different angel buyers from India and the US.
The Mumbai-based platform will use the contemporary funds for enlargement, scaling up its enterprise and to additional put money into constructing technical stack.
Based in 2016, QubeHealth is a platform targeted on fixing financing issues for healthcare expenditure that’s not coated underneath medical insurance coverage. It claims to supply interest-free healthcare finance to workers of corporates that subscribe to its service. The startup goals to onboard 100,000 subscribers by the top of March subsequent yr.
“This funding spherical units us as much as ship on the enterprise metrics now we have been chasing and past. The inbound curiosity now we have seen from marquee institutional buyers since early this yr, has been overwhelming, and we’re excited to shut our Collection-A inside the subsequent six months,” stated Chris George, Co-founder and chief government at QubeHealth.
“Healthcare financing that tackles out-of-pocket medical bills is an space that’s grabbing consideration globally. QubeHealth is fixing a large drawback for the Indian market, offering credit-on-tap to employed Indians, in a fashion that doesn’t put them right into a debt lure,” stated Subbu Meiyappan at New Horizon Ventures.
Enterprise-to-business (B2B) e-commerce agency Kneady has raised an undisclosed quantity from Dubai-based 1Digi Funding administration agency, the household workplace of Raghunath Subramanian, World CEO, Actyv.ai.
The startup will deploy the contemporary proceeds to ramp up its e-commerce portal with extra product classes.
Kneady is a platform which caters to on a regular basis necessities of motels and catering companies. It provides all of the merchandise required for the meals business together with poultry, meat, seafood, fruits, greens, groceries, dairy and drinks.
“We comply with greatest requirements of sourcing practices and a rigorous high quality management course of. High quality, in any case, is every little thing within the meals business and with the brand new investments coming in we intend to enhance the usual of our providers additional. We’re additionally eager to get extra monetary companions onboard to supply the SMBs within the meals and drinks area with custom-made credit score strains with no hidden prices,” stated Seemantha Baruah, co-founder at Kneady.
“Kneady goals to offer one of the best sourcing expertise together with a variety of provides to match the product specs tailormade for resort, restaurant and catering companies. The imaginative and prescient of the founders to remodel the best way procurement is completed within the meals and hospitality business is commendable and I consider Kneady’s distinctive enterprise mannequin of leveraging know-how to unravel sourcing issues of SMBs within the business goes to be an actual sport changer,” stated Subramanian.