Ed: This service is based in India. Normally we don’t bother with directory sites which are usually low quality and full of spam.
However this is not your normal directory site. This one is pretty slick and instead of being scraped names the team actually appears to have individually signed up all the doctors in numerous hospitals and clinics and have started with a few very big cities and have a comprehensive range of doctor type with full doctor details including contact and addresses.
It has community ratings, a booking service and a very detailed selection by health care type.
If they can continue to acquire the doctors across the country this could be a big deal.
|What problem are you solving?
|First of its kind in India, the portal offers many exciting features to patients- personalized medical guidance to customers and exclusive credi-discounts being two of them. Credihealth helps shorten the distance between the patient and his doctor.
|What is your solution?
|Providing credible, reliable information on Indian healthcare service providers.
|everyone in need of medical services
|How will you make money?
|Market development fees from hospitals
|Tell us about the market & founders, why is this a great opportunity?
|RaviVirmaniA successful business leader, Ravi had co-founded Noble House in his New Delhi garage which was acquired by Hewitt with Ravi at the helm of Hewitt Associates India as its co- founding Managing Director. After successfully stints as MD at Hewitt South Asia and CEO Aventus Consulting (both in Singapore), he returned to India as COO of Max Healthcare immediately before founding Credihealth. Ravi is an alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur.Gaurav Gaggar
A successful Chartered Accountant, investment banker, and e-venture co-founder, Gaurav has over 10 years of experience in Transaction Advisory, Resource Mobilization and Valuation. He has advised a number of M&A and Private Equity transactions. After his tenure with Delloitte in 2010, Gaurav donned his entrepreneurial hat and co-founded 2 successful e-gaming ventures.
Saurabh has been running India’s first truly holistic brand consulting and design firm, Brands of Desire. He consults start-ups, mid-size and large size companies including diversified business groups on their brand strategy. Prior to Brands of Desire, Saurabh worked for Citigroup. Saurabh is an alumnus of IIM Calcutta.
Hausela Capital Partners
Hausela is the investment office of Piush Kumar with the objective of funding startups in the digital technology space. A serial entrepreneur, Piush started his career with Brooke Bond India Ltd., a Unilever Company and then migrated to USA in 1983. He has funded, built and grown multiple businesses in USA, Canada, Hong Kong, China, and India over the last 30 years.
As a former COO of Max Healthcare, Ravi Virmani would get inundated with frantic calls from friends and relatives seeking ‘insider’ information about the best doctor or a hospital that wouldn’t rip them off. These incidences led Ravi to identify a real need in the healthcare industry for widely available credible, reliable, and transparent healthcare information. The trio had similar vision to bring change to the digital healthcare space and this led to the inception of Credihealth.
|Ravi Virmani, Saurabh Uboweja, Gaurav Gaggar & Hausela Capital Partners
|What type of funding has the company received?