Malaysian healthtech startup BookDoc gets funding to enter the Indonesian market


BookDoc raised its latest funding round from the Hamami family, which was ranked by Forbes as one of the richest family in Indonesia


BookDoc Founder and CEO Dato Chevy Beh

Malaysian healthtech startup BookDoc today announced that it has raised an undisclosed funding from Indonesia-based Hamami family.

BookDoc said in a press statement that the investment has brought its valuation to “double-digit US million.”

Ranked by Forbes as one of the richest family in Indonesia, the Hamami family owns heavy equipment dealers Trakindo Utama and other businesses such as mining, fast food franchise, and supermarket chain.

The startup plans to use the new funding and partnership with the family to support its expansion plan to the country, following existing operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Thailand.

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“BookDoc hopes that this latest partnership will help it navigate through the unique business and consumer landscape which intricacies are different from the existing markets of BookDoc,” the company said.

Founded in October 2015, BookDoc is an integrated online ecosystem for local and overseas health travellers to search and book healthcare professionals.

It also has the BookDoc Activ module which rewards users for implementing a healthy lifestyle.

BookDoc CEO and Founder Dato’ Chevy Beh said that the company is currently implementing commercial
applications for human resource, insurance, and the retail space.

“While these are taking place, we are already planning the next step to bring such solutions into new markets, and Indonesia is one of them,” he said.

BookDoc has previously raised fundings from Dr Stanley Ho family of Macau and Price Abdul Qawi of Brunei Darussalam.

It is an official partner of Social Security Malaysia, Foreign Workers’ Medical Examination Malaysia (FOMEMA), the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia, and the Ministry of Youth & Sports Malaysia.

Image Credit: BookDoc

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