DocPlanner, a Warsaw, Poland-based online service for finding and booking appointments with medical and dental professionals, acquired Turkish company Eniyihekim.
The takeover, whose amount was not disclosed, will allow DocPlanner to securing its position as the European leader, increasing its unique monthly visitors from over 4.5 million to over 6 million, growing to close to 100 staff members based in three countries.
As part of the acquisition, the company will invest capital and expertise into Eniyihekim and will focus on bolstering its sales and customer care teams, along with optimizing and promoting its mobile app.
Altay Tinar, founder and CEO of Eniyihekim, who will remain with DocPlanner post-acquisition to lead its Turkish operations
Founded by CEO Mariusz Gralewski, DocPlanner allows patients to search for and book appointments with nearby medical professionals online. The platform features a cloud-based appointment calendar that shows a doctor’s availability, a booking tool and a text message service that sends automatic appointment reminders.
It is available in 25 countries globally since launching in 2012, operating through country websites such asZnanylekarz.pl in Poland, Docplanner.ru in Russia, and Znamylekar.cz in the Czech Republic.
The company is backed by Point Nine Capital, Piton Capital and RTAventures, receiving a total of approximately $4m in two funding rounds to date.
Launched in 2012, Eniyihekim is currently available in 69 Turkish cities with over 1.5 million unique users per month and hosts listings of close to 150,000 health specialists.
The company will retain its name and branding post acquisition.