#Asia Healthcare startup Doctor Insta gets a US$500K shot in the arm


The India-based company plans to raise another round of funding of up to US$2 million

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Doctor Insta, provider of healthcare consultation through video conferencing, has bagged US$500,000 funding from angel investor Rishi Parti and US-based venture capital fund BrahmaX Ventures.

The investment comes as a pre-Series A funding round for Doctor Insta. The startup is planning to raise an additional funding of up to US$2 million, the company said in a statement.

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The funds raised will be invested in the research and deployment of the product. The next round of funding will be used for team expansion, marketing and promotional activities, said Co-founder and CEO Amit Munjal.

Launched earlier this year by Amit Munjal and Prashant Jain, Doctor Insta enables customers to seek consultation from doctors, pediatricians, psychologists and nutritionists for a fee.

The video conferencing can be accessed through its web portal and through a mobile app.

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Rishi Parti is founder and managing director of Info-X, a provider of solutions to logistics companies.

Doctor Insta competes with companies like HealthEnablr India, iClinic Healthcare and mHealth Ventures India Pvt Ltd.

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