Diri Care, a shopper well being expertise startup based mostly in Jakarta, Indonesia has snapped up $4.3 million in a seed funding spherical led by East Ventures and Surge, a fast scale-up program for startups by Sequoia Capital India and Southeast Asia.
WHAT IT DOES
Diri Care, which interprets to “self-care” in Bahasa, is a digital clinic for pores and skin, hair, and sexual well being issues. Established early this 12 months, it provides on-line well being assessments by licensed physicians, customized remedy prescriptions, and same-day product supply.
Since launching a beta internet platform earlier in March, the startup has facilitated greater than 13,000 consultations. It plans to launch a cell app model on Android and iOS gadgets “in the near future”.
WHAT IT’S FOR
According to a press assertion, the seed funding will go to efforts in increasing Diri Care’s choices to prospects throughout Indonesia, in addition to enhancing its platform’s technological functionality.
Diri Care is eyeing Indonesia’s magnificence and private care market, which is seen to hit $9.6 billion in worth by 2025.
Budding Indonesian well being tech startups have attracted seed funding in current months. In February, private well being teaching app Sirka acquired $2.6 million in seed funding, which it plans to make use of for conducting analysis and establishing partnerships with medical advisors. Last month, insurtech agency Rey Assurance additionally secured seed funding value $4.2 million.
Meanwhile in the Asia-Pacific dermatology area, CureSkin, an AI-powered skincare app in India not too long ago closed a $5 million Series A funding spherical. Another AI-enabled derma platform, Clinically, launched in India in May.
ON THE RECORD
“Diri Care marries technology and medical science to inspire authentic confidence and well-being for modern consumers. We believe everyone deserves affordable, high-quality, patient-centric care, and Diri Care is leading the way in democratizing that access for everyone, everywhere , for good,” mentioned CEO and co-founder Christian Suwarna.