News: 'LinkedIn' for Doctors raises US$11Mn funding

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'LinkedIn' for Doctors raises US$11Mn funding

Founded in 2015, Docquity offers a network of professional doctors in Southeast Asia on a single platform.
'LinkedIn' for Doctors raises US$11Mn funding

Singapore-based health-tech startup, Docquity has raised US$ 11 Mn series B funding. The funding round was led by Itochu Corporation Japan.

Docquity was founded by 2015 by Indranil Roychowdhury. Commonly referred to as ‘LinkedIn for Doctors,’

Docquity helps doctors and physicians to find , connect & collaborate with trusted peers, specialists and other professionals over a secure doctors only platform. The platform is currently present in seven countries

The platform currently hosts “over 80,000 verified doctors who have been verified via its partnership National Medical Associations across the region.

With the recent funding, the company plans to launch Dx, a specialized clinical search engine for doctors that uses machine learning algorithms to categorize key discussion points. It plans to fully launch the platform mid-2020.

The fundraising led by Itochu Corporation Japan was joined by existing investors SPH Ventures and KDV Holdings, as well as Joe Hirao, CEO of ‘life media’ company Zigexn Japan.

Docquity previously raised US$2 million in a series A funding round led by Genesia Ventures in July 2018.

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