MediQuo, a leading eHealth app in Spain and Latin America, has secured an investment of €2 million, from existing investors, as well as several new renowned investors, VCs and family offices from the health sector.
The Spanish startup was founded in 2017 by Dr. Guillem Serra, MD. Doctor, mathematician, founder and investor in multiple startups, along with Albert Castells and José López, also founders of iSalud.com. Since launching 2 years ago, mediQuo has received €4 million in funding, been installed by 600,000 users and managed nearly a million medical appointments.
MediQuo will soon launch its app ‘mediQuo PRO’ to give doctors and health professionals the ability to manage online appointments, both for their own patients as well as for the users of the app. The app follows at all times with GDPR regulations and reinforces patient and doctor confidentiality. With the launch of ‘mediQuo PRO’ the startup aims to reach 14,000 health professionals and manage 1.5 million medical appointments within the next 15 months.
According to Dr. Guillem Serra, Founder and CEO of mediQuo: “The recent funding round and the launching of this new app are a major boost to make the platform grow, fulfilling our purpose to foster the digitalization of medicine and healthcare. We are happy to have Bruno Cuevas joining the team. He has a proven track record of developing and managing international marketplaces, and thanks to his expertise we are going to take a giant leap forward”.
With this funding news, mediQuo also extends its management team. Bruno Cuevas will join the company as Co-CEO. Bruno is the former Vice President of Global Markets at Adevinta/Schibsted, a leading global group of online marketplaces, where he managed the portfolio of operations in LATAM and EMENA areas. Bruno also has had a place on the board of several international marketplaces, including Schibsted Spain (Fotocasa, Infojobs, Milanuncios, coches.net, etc.). Before Adevinta, he was Strategic Consultant at Groupon.
In the words of Bruno Cuevas, “mediQuo wants to change the way patients interact with health professionals, improving their lives. We have a great team, the required technology, the knowledge of the health arena and how to operate marketplaces. We also have the support of renowned investors of the health industry. Our ambition is as great as the company’s potential, and with this funding round we are setting out to shake the health sector placing a hospital into everyone’s pockets.”