Medigo’s app makes prescription deliveries accessible 24/7 in Vietnam

Over the past three years, Ho Chi Minh Metropolis-based Medigo has grown to 500,000 lively customers by offering 24/7 one-demand prescription supply providers. Now it’s planning to develop its telehealth ecosystem with $2 million in new funding by East Ventures, with participation from Pavilion Capital and Touchstone Companions.

The brand new capital will permit Medigo to develop its distant physician consultations, medication supply providers and residential testing providers, together with blood checks, urine checks and being pregnant checks.

Medigo’s app connects customers to close by licenses pharmacies and delivers medication inside 20 minutes. It at present has 1,000 pharmacy companions in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh Metropolis, Vietnam’s three largest cities, and can had started increasing to Tier 2 cities, like Binh Duong, Vung Tau and Hai Phong, this 12 months.

The startup’s CEO and co-fouder Ha Le had started engaged on the app after he had hassle discovering fever reducers for his daughter in the midst of the evening. “After I was in college as a software program engineer, I by no means thought that working within the healthcare area can be the middle of my every day life, however now, it’s my life’s mission,” he informed TechCrunch.

Medigo has loads of opponents, together with Physician Wherever, Jio Well being, Edoctor, Lengthy Chau, Pharmacity and Rightnow. Le mentioned Medigo differentiates by working with pharmacies which might be open across the clock so it is ready to function 24/7 constantly. It additionally plans to attach completely different suppliers, so customers can have extra selections on the identical platform.

In an announcement in regards to the funding, East Ventures managing associate Koh Wai Package mentioned, “Digital applied sciences can enhance the accessibility and affordability of fine high quality healthcare. We’re excited by Medigo’s mission to revolutionize pharmacies and healthcare providers in Vietnam.”