iKure Raises $115K
iKure Techsoft Pvt Ltd, a Kolkata, India-based provides tech solutions for delivery of healthcare services in rural areas, raised Rs70lakh (approximately $115k) in funding.
Backers included Arun LLC, Mumbai Angels and existing angels investors from the Intellecap Impact Investment Network. In conjunction with the funding, Satoko Kono, president, ARUN LLC, will join iKure’s board.
According to StartupCentral (read here), the company intends to use the funds to expand operations to Orissa.
Founded in 2010 by CEO Sujay Santra, iKure provides health solutions that aim to reach patients in the rural areas. Its software platform, which is called Wireless Health Incident Monitoring System (WHIMS), enables integration and contact between the rural medical practitioner and city-based doctors.