A leading international early stage venture fund focused on growing businesses in Ukraine and CEE, has announced an USD 500K lead investment into Bookimed. Bookimed is a global service for medical solutions around the world. Since the idea of service in 2013, there are over 80K customers who have already used Bookimed services.
Today, Bookimed is the leader of such type services in the CIS, and sets a goal to take a leading position at the world level. There are central office and the main part of the team about 70 people in Kyiv. The company also includes 32 doctors (with higher medical education), that guarantees qualified expertise to clients.
Eevgeniy Kozlov, Co-Founder of Bookimed: "We have already connected more than 260 leading clinics from 26 countries worldwide. Now our goal is to maximize digitalization of the process of selecting the best individual medical solution according to the necessary criteria. Investments will be used to strengthen R&D, to upgrade the platform to the best recommendations for patients, taking into account the specifics of their disease, recommended treatment methods, service characteristics of the clinics and regions where we send patients".
Specificity of the work Bookimed is accompanying patients with serious diseases in the areas of oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and pediatrics. This is a distinctive feature of the service, since most competitors are aiming at aesthetic surgery and dentistry, and do not provide full medical support to the client.
Yuliya Sychikova, Associate of AVentures Capital: "We’ve become the lead investor in Bookimed, what is typical for our Fund. This project solves important problem not only in the treatment of clients, but also in the principle of increasing the level of medical awareness. Top 5 regions where people use Bookimed, include the CIS countries, Eastern Europe, the United Kingdom and USA".
Founded in 2012, AVentures Capital is a leading early stage Venture Capital fund focused on global companies that leverage R&D in Ukraine and CEE. The fund targets the following IT categories: software, e-commerce, cloud services, mobile technology, IoT and others. AVentures Capital has over 10 companies in its portfolio, including Augmented Pixels, nuPSYS, Petcube, Spinbackup, StarWind Software, Rallyware, VOX, Teamfusion and others. AVentures Capital co-invested with Almaz Capital, Y Combinator, Vegas fund, and the Hive and other widely recognized funds.
Bookimed is an independent search service for medical solutions around the world. Bookimed organizes diagnostics, treatment, rehabilitation and aesthetic procedures in 260 clinics from 26 countries. The service helps to choose the best treatment for a person considering given criteria. We support our patients at every step of their way from requesting Bookimed to returning home.