Spending 8-10 hours of working one do not feel like spending time in workout and exercise. All we want is to go home and relax. But that harms our body. That does not let us live a healthy life. Today the life has been so hectic that we want to do everything on online clicks. We click and order our food, clothes and everything we want. But what about our health check? How convenient it would have been if there would have been online health check also. To solution for all our health related worries, here we have an online health mentor, HealthKart.
HealthKart is an online health care store, founded by Prashant Tandon a Harvard graduate and Sameer Maheshwari, a Stanford graduate, in 2010. It sells health care products from protein supplement, vitamin supplements, Ayurveda and herbs, health food and drink, to health and wellness. We may think hundred times before buying supplements, about its authenticity, quality, etc. In that case we really need not to worry because we get 100 percent authentic product on HealthKart. So, for healthy supplements now we do not have to hunt different stores. More than 200 brands and authorized vendors they have listed on their website. Apart from that, they also have a HealthKart consultation app, where we can get online consultation regarding our health issues. Also, a Hk coach can be found on their website that tell us about our daily need of calories. They help us know what is needed for our body and what the right product is for it.
In July 2016, HealthKart has raised $ 12,000,000 funding led by Sequoia Capital India, with Omidyar Network and Kae Capital.
In the highly competitive market it is very difficult to put up as a start up. But with team of four and with their own saving of RS 15 lakh, they launched the start up and succeeded. Today they work as team of around 400 people. In 2011, they were able to raise $1,000,000 from early-stage investment fund Kae Capital and marquee investor Sequoia Capital .
HealthKart will use these funds for expansion of their offline stores. Currently they have 2 stores which they are planning to expend up to 7-8. They would concentrate on the fitness segment too. Handling operations on the larger scale, sourcing directly from manufacturers in various categories, building the right and bigger team, are some points which they plan to look at larger scale.