Health-tech start-up raises US $ 3.8 million in series-A funding round led by East Ventures

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Health-tech start-up raises US $ 3.8 million in series-A funding round led by East Ventures
Health-tech start-up raises US $ 3.8 million in series-A funding round led by East Ventures

With a focus on decision-making for patients, specialists, and medical institutions, the health-tech start-up provides AI-backed healthcare infrastructure solutions

A Singapore-based health-tech start-up – Smarter Health has raised S$ 5.2 million (US $ 3.8 million) in a series-A round led by East Ventures, with the participation of Orbit Malaysia and Citrine Capital.

Other investors in this round include HMI Group and Emtek.

With a focus on decision-making for patients, specialists, and medical institutions, the health-tech start-up provides AI-backed healthcare infrastructure solutions. Its digital services include concierge, patient channel management, queuing system, and claims management.

The health-tech start-up, founded in 2017 by Yit Ming Liaw, also has a presence in Malaysia and Indonesia. The fresh funds will go to the company’s product development and market expansion in Southeast Asia.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has forced insurers and healthcare providers to reflect and re-strategize on their operations, catalysing digital transformation”, said Willson Cuaca, co-founder and managing partner of East Ventures, adding that Smarter Health is making healthcare accessible amid the pandemic.

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