Eight Roads Ventures Invests in Celes Care

Our India team have partcipated in a $1.5m pre-Series A round for digital healthcare start-up, Celes Care.

The company has also just launched India's first virtual clinic for women which provides women with state of the art, tech-enabled telehealth services delivered 24/7 by experienced health professionals. It gives users an opportunity to connect with female physicians' in less than a minute and and it's already helped over 6000 women during the pilot phase. 

Celes Care co-founder and Medical Director, Dr. Rajah Koppala commented on the news: "With over 10,000 consults completed since our soft-launch, we have witnessed a strong demand for our services. Given that many medical issues can be handled via telehealth, Celes aims to provide instant, affordable and accessible healthcare with the best clinical practices.” 

Dr. Prem Pavoor, a Partner in India office added: “The women’s health segment in India presents a large unmet need for innovative models addressing access to and delivery of high quality care. We are excited to partner with Raghu and Dr. Rajah as they use technology to bridge the gap between healthcare providers and these consumers.”