#Asia Go-Jek acquires Indian home healthcare marketplace Pianta

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The Indonesian ride-hailing startup aims to bolster its foray into healthcare space with the acquisition

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Indonesian ride-hailing startup Go-Jek has been reported to have acquired Bangalore-based marketplace for home healthcare services Pianta, according to ET Tech.

Pianta has been acquired for an undisclosed sum, and the move is meant to bolster Go-Jek’s foray into the healthcare scetor.

“GO-JEK is moving to launch an on-demand health care product which might have on demand delivery and logistics’ issues, which is where Pianta forte is,” said Sidu Ponnappa, Managing Director, Go-Jek Engineering India.

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Pianta’s team consists of eight member, and after the acquisition, it will merge with Go-Jek’s engineering centre in Bangalore. In total, there will be 60 people assisting Go-Jek’s operations in the region.

There has been ongoing rumours about Go-Jek launching a healthcare services, with the reported testing of medicine delivery service Go-Med.

The company had also invested in Indonesian health-tech startup HaloDoc, which allows patients to connect with doctors via an app. HaloDoc’s sister company, ApotikAntar, is a home delivery service for prescription medicine.

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