Agtech Startup Sarathi Healthcare raises INR 1 Crore from a Clutch of Investors

Sarathi Healthcare, an agetech startup, has raised Rs 1 crore in seed funding from a group of ‘Bharat' investors. Nitin Sethi, Vishal Dhikale, Swapnil Bagul, Gaurav Satbhai, and Jayshree Harak, entrepreneurs and investors from Jodhpur, Nasik, Surat, and Pune, were among the angels who took part.

Sarathi was founded by Amol Bagul, Aditi Poyam, and Lavender Singh Rathore in 2020, right in the midst of the pandemic, to provide healthcare services that bring 24X7 medical services to the doorstep. Sarathi, which means "companion" in Hindi, aims to put the elderly first and provide them with comprehensive preventive and emergency healthcare. Saarathi partners with various stakeholders like patients, doctors, paramedics, retailers in the healthcare chain.

Sarathi Healthcare plans to use the funds to finance its 20x growth by expanding geographically, adding new towns and medical specialties, and strengthening its team and technology. Since its inception eight months ago, Saarthi Healthcare has impacted over 5000 lives, including those of patients suffering from chronic diseases.

"We have created and catered our services for customers within Rajasthan. Now, we are aware of the fact that these kinds of services are highly required in other states of India as well. Because we are not just influencing positively the lives of patients, but people around them. So soon, we’ll be starting our operations In Nasik, Jaipur, Ajmer, Nagpur, and Pune, " says, Amol Bagul – Founder & CEO, Sarathi Healthcare.

Sarathi Healthcare is currently being accelerated by Marwari Catalysts Ventures, a Jodhpur-based organisation that aims to foster innovation and economic growth in India's Tier II and Tier III cities.

Sushil Sharma, Founder, and CEO at Marwari Catalysts said that through an empathetic approach and authentic customer engagement, Sarathi Healthcare has formed a strong community and laid a solid foundation built on trust.

Sarathi's services include disease control, on-demand and recommended consultations with healthcare authorities, routine health check-ups and lab tests, advice on dietary habits, nutritional supplements, and nutrients, appointment management, home delivery of medications and medical supplies, and hospital and ambulance bookings.

In the aftermath of the pandemic, the organisation has been providing treatment to many elderly COVID-19 patients by handling their home isolation processes, according to Lavender Singh Rathore, Co-founder, and Head of Operations.