Gurgaon-based SeeDoc, an app-based online medical consultation platform which offers paid video consultation with doctors, has raised around $1 million (around Rs 6.7 crore) in its pre-Series A round of funding led by early stage venture fund YourNest. YourNest has earlier invested in Mycity4kids, Proof of Performance, Uniphore Software, Simpli5D Technologies, Bookmycab, GolfLan, BetaOut, and Fashalot.

Several other investors also participated in the round but their names are still undisclosed by the company.

The startup was founded by two Silicon Valley serial-entrepreneurs Jaideep Singh and Vivek Bansal. Users can ask questions from doctors or opt for video consultation. It also allows users to get medicines delivered and diagnostic tests done at home, and keeps all medical records organised at one place. Users can also post a medical query on the app for free and get a response from specialists within 48 hours.

The app which is available for Android and iOS users, claims to have more than six lakh users and processes roughly 500 video consultations daily, as reported by VCCircle.

Combining together technology, years of medical experience and an intelligent diagnosis procedure, SeeDoc was created with a mission of revolutionizing personal and family health through a convenient and easily approachable medical assistance model.

The startup is also looking the offline market and has been partnering with leading labs and pharmacy chains such as SRL Diagnostics and Religare.

Other players operating in the space are iCliniq, Prescribez, DocsApp, Careongo, JustDoc and Doctor Insta. Last month, Bangalore- and Coimbatore-based an online doctor consultation platform iCliniq which is owned and operated by Orane Healthcare India Pvt. Ltd, raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from Erode-based laparoscopic surgeon Madhan Kumar Madathupalayam.

In May, ThingsMeet Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which owns soon-to-launch healthcare app Prescribez, has secured seed funding from high net-worth individual and angel investor Ankush Mehta.

In the same month, Doctor consultation app DocsApp received seed investment of $1.2 million from investors led by Japanese venture capital firm Rebright Partners with participation from early Facebook investors Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayan also invested in that round.

Prior to that, Careongo Technology Pvt. Ltd, which runs a chain of co-branded online pharmacies, raised pre-Series A round of funding from Farooq Oomerbhoy of FAO Ventures and a group of other investors.

In January, JustDoc, a healthcare startup that facilitates online video consultation with doctors, raised seed funding from former Infosys director TV Mohandas Pai, InMobi co-founder Mohit Saxena and other investors. In December 2015, Doctor Insta Pvt. Ltd had raised funding of $500,000.

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