French startup Doctolib has announced that’s has raised a brand new funding spherical. With this spherical, the corporate has reached a valuation of €5.8 billion, or $6.4 billion at in the present day’s trade charge. That makes Doctolib the best valued French startup.
The startup says it has raised $549 million (€500 million) in each fairness and debt. Doctolib doesn’t title these traders. Eurazeo, Basic Atlantic, Bpifrance and Accel have invested within the firm previously.
In case you’re not acquainted with Doctolib, the corporate’s important product is a software-as-a-service platform for docs and medical staff. The corporate desires to assist them deal with admin duties. Specifically, Doctolib acts as a reserving platform that connects docs with sufferers; 60 million folks have used it in France, Germany and Italy.
With in the present day’s funding spherical, the corporate plans to develop from 2,500 staff to six,000 staff over the following 5 years. Doctolib depends on an enormous community of workplaces in main and mid-sized European cities in order that they will speak with docs throughout France, Germany and Italy. Doctolib plans to function throughout 30 cities.
In January, Doctolib talked about its roadmap for 2022 and past. The corporate plans to create a set of merchandise and increase past appointment reserving.
And the corporate has already added some new SaaS merchandise, identical to Salesforce is at all times iterating on its suite of merchandise. Along with a telehealth add-on, the startup has a product known as Doctolib Médecin that may assist you centralize paperwork, see a affected person’s historical past, take notes and difficulty invoices.
With Doctolib Team, the corporate is creating an prompt messaging service for well being professionals. They might use the service to securely discuss sufferers and ship paperwork.
As Doctolib operates in a extremely delicate business, the corporate has additionally been investing in safety and privateness. Doctolib acquired Tanker, as I first reported. Tanker is a turnkey answer that helps you allow end-to-end encryption in a medical utility.
General, 300,000 healthcare staff are utilizing Doctolib — not all of them pay for a month-to-month subscription. The startup additionally works with 250 public hospitals. And if you happen to’re dwelling in France, that Doctolib has turn out to be ubiquitous.