When it comes to online shopping we have witnessed fashion, accessories,electronics, apartments,vehicles everything sold as per our convenience but what if medicines reach directly to our doorstep. Many people relocate to different cities for business purpose every now and then but they are totally unaware about the pharmacy and in which particular shop the prescribed medicine is available.
PharmEasy is an online Startup which started in 2015 by Dharmil Sheth, an MBA from IMT Ghaziabad and Dr. Dhaval Shah, an MBBS and an MBA .They both started with a vision to deliver genuine medicines at affordable rates by making healthcare visible across India through a quick and efficient doorstep service with great discounts. The venture has grown from 5 people to a 300 member team spread across different cities.
The PharmEasy offers services :
- Medicine delivery
- Sample collection for diagnostic test
- Subscription based services
PharmEasy operates on a full-stack model i.e. they procure medicines directly from manufacturers and delivers it to customers doorstep.
How it works?
- User need to sign in or login to the portal
- Then user can directly upload their prescription to have their medicines delivered.
- One can directly search the medicine name in the search box and order them.
- The app also helps patients to remind their medicine dose through auto medicine reminder and ensures that one never miss their medicine.
Each prescription uploaded on the platform is validated by a licensed pharmacist before it is processed. Company promises to deliver the medicines within 6 hours of a prescription being verified.
On browsing through various categories of Medical Supplies and equipment company offers to choose an amazing variety of products.On the other hand there are personal care products,ayurvedic products,health care, diabetes care and many more.
Benefits to the Customer:
- Free home delivery
- Amazing discounts available in almost all product categories
- No minimum order
- Easy return policies on all medications.
“We currently deliver to every single pincode in India.However in our core market our experience is superlative as we deliver within 24 hours.Our idea is to offer medicines to every single patient in the country. We are expanding our centres to ensure that this is something we are doing exponentially well,” says Dr Dhaval .
PharmEasy has Raised $50 million(approx. 365 crore) by Eight Roads Ventures India in series C funding,the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International Limited(FIL),F-Prime Capital, Nandan Nilekani and Sanjeev Aggarwal- backed Fundamentum partnership and San-Francisco based fund Think Investments, Bessemer Venture Partner have also put money into Mumbai based company.
The success mantra of the company which Mr. Dharmil Sheth founder believes that
“Customer is our king and as far as we