Siilo, an Amsterdam, The Netherlands – based secure collaboration app for healthcare professionals, raised an £8.6m (€9.5m) in Series A funding.
Backers included Heal Capital, Philips Health Technology Venture Fund and current investor EQT Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand its product offering to support case-based collaboration and knowledge-sharing on its platform, increase network growth across Europe, specifically across the UK and Ireland as well as, DACH, Benelux, as well as hire talent in areas such as product development and customer success.
Founded in 2016 by former surgery resident Joost Bruggeman (CEO) and Arvind Rao (CFO), Siilo provides a dedicated platform where every healthcare professional can be connected while also adhering to healthcare compliance regulations such as GDPR, ISO-27001, HIPAA, NHS standards, and more. The Siilo Messenger app is free for individuals and teams to coordinate patient care, expand their professional network, and reduce time-to-decision by exchanging best practices. Siilo Connect is the company’s subscription service for hospitals, care organisations, and medical associations where administrators can facilitate staff-wide collaboration on patient cases, discuss internal policies, and consult with external specialists, all while maintaining organisational compliance.
Siilo Connect is used for secure departmental collaboration within renowned academic institutions such as East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam and Berlin-based Charité.