Micromax-backed digital health and fitness startup HealthifyMe today said it has received the second round of funding from angel investors. Also Read - Post step down, here’s what Jack Dorsey, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and other big tech founders are up to
The funding has been raised from angel investors including Gopal Srinivasan (TVS Capital), Sashi Reddi (AppLabs), Amit Gupta (InMobi) and Pallav Nadhani (FusionCharts), among others, the company said in a statement without disclosing the amount. India mobile handset firm Micromax had earlier invested an undisclosed sum in the company. Also Read - Best fast charging power banks you can get in India right now
HealthifyMe plans to use the funds for growth and is planning to hire more than 1,000 nutritionists and fitness trainers. It also plans to introduce real-time access to nutritionists, trainers and yoga instructors who work digitally with the user on their personal fitness and weight loss objectives. “Users will get diet plans, workout plans, access to an online support community as part of the new structures that will be offered,” the company said. Also Read - The US VP Kamala Harris fears using wireless earphones, should you too?
The startup works in partnership with health institutes such as Medanta, Apollo and Manipal.