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Japanese VC fund backs Indian medical tourism startup

04 December 2018 | News

The startup intends to use the capital to expand its operations across India, the Middle East and North Africa.

Image credit- ckgsb.edu.cn

Image credit- ckgsb.edu.cn

Medical tourism startup Hospals has secured $1.5 million led by Japanese early-stage venture capital fund Spiral Ventures and incubation platform Venture Catalysts. The startup intends to use the capital to expand its operations across India, the Middle East and North Africa.

Hospals aims to combine technology and operations to build a one-stop shop for international patients, connecting them to the best hospitals, providing long stay accommodations and other services, to ensure a great experience.

The platform also offers value added services such as manage cabs, hotels, and flights etc; provide auxiliary services such as estimates of medical procedures, visa service, and translators among others.

Hospals, which has expanded its services across the Commonwealth countries, currently manages close to 200 medical tourists visiting India.

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