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Discover doctors in one tap

Trying to  find out good doctors? No need to wander here and there. Come to Tiyo and you can find every kind of doctors here, whether Dentist, Cardiologist, Neurologist, Gynaecologist, Orthopaedic or Homeopathy. Just one tap on your phone and you have a list of many doctors in front of you.

A doctor discovery platform

Tiyo is, Kolkata based,  discovery and  healthcare information platform. In May 2015, the healthcare startup was founded by Rana Dutta, Sandip Bodak, and Sunil Mishra. The platform helps patients to connect with healthcare services. They also help them connect with good practitioners across India through their web and mobile platform. Even if you do not a smart phone you need not worry. The patients can book appointments through a basic phone also. You can call on Tiyo’s toll-free number and book an appointment. Patients can find all the essential information about the doctors, which can help them find a suitable one for them. In ‘Health view’ account provided on the platform, patients can  find all the important information about the doctors. You can also find the case details on the platform, from which you can easily find a suitable doctor for your particular case. The platform is provided with sufficient  storage capacity for the medical records too.

Funding

The healthtech platform has raised $120,000 of angel funding by entrepreneurs from the Middle East, including Anish K and Ajith Nair, CEO iAdepto Global. “The current round of funding will help us strengthen our development team based out of Bangalore and will help open new sales offices in South and West”, says Rana Dutta in inc42.com report.

Competitors

Bengaluru-based startups Practo and Portea, and other healthcare startup Modasta, ZocDoc, Qwikwell are some Tiyo’s contenders in the segment.

Future Plans

By the end of this year, the company plans to expand to six more cities including Chennai, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad. “The current round of funding will help us strengthen our development team based out of Bangalore and will help open new sales offices in South and West”, says Rana Dutta in knowstartup.com report. They also plan to add 100,000 registered medical practitioners to the platform. Currently, there is a  team of around 30 members and the firm claims to look at 10,000 appointments in a day. But, the company expects to look at 10 lakh appointments and have two lakh doctors on the platform by next year.

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