Ratan Tata invests in healthcare start-up iKure
Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount, in his personal capacity, in iKure, a technology enabled population health management company.
iKure delivers primary healthcare services through a network of clinics, digital technologies and trained frontline health workers. As per a company release, over the past several years, iKure has been focusing on delivering primary healthcare by addressing several challenges like accessibility, affordability, availability and awareness.
Till date, iKure has provided primary healthcare services to over 1.1 million people across seven states while its technology platform is currently being used in several African countries.
Speaking on Tata’s investment, Sujay Santra, Founder and CEO, iKure, said, “We are extremely pleased to have been considered by Ratan Tata for an investment. This is a huge honour and encouragement for us.”
iKure has plans to rapidly scale-up operations across India and globally and is looking to provide healthcare services to over 10 million people within the next five years.