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Health tech startup Best Aid raises investment from YY ventures.


Cox Gazette January 24, 2022, 01:42 AM Health tech startup Best Aid raises  investment from YY ventures.

Best Aid Limited, one of the leading health tech startups in Bangladesh, received investment from YY Ventures. Alamin Pranto, chief information officer of Best Aid, confirmed the information on Sunday (January 23).

The agreement has been signed by The CEO of Best Aid, Mir Hasib Mahmud, and Managing Director of YY Ventures, Mr. SM Khairul Islam, at YY Venture Office in Grameen Telecom Bhaban. Best Aid has been working on digital healthcare since 2020. There is a team of 13 people, a panel of 6 specialist doctors, 100+ agents, and 70 interns. So far, Best Aid has achieved: ICT Fund, Inclusion in National Covid Portal corona.gov.bd, Entrepreneurship World Cup 2021 Finalist, Imagine If Bangladesh's 2nd Runner-up position, SimCubator 2021's 1st Runner position.

Mir Hasib Mahmud, CEO of Best Aid, said YY Ventures has been in talks regarding the investment since last year. Finally, they have confirmed their investment in January 2022. We will bring state-of-the-art technology in healthcare with the investment money. We will be bringing in Medical Health Assistants through Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the next few months.

We are undergoing research on how to provide advanced medical services in combination with general services and IoT. Mr. Hasib Mahmud also said that the entire investment information is confidential.

We are not disclosing any details right now. However, we are very optimistic that in the joint partnership of Best Aid and YY Ventures, the latest technology in healthcare has enormous possibilities. Ahmed Omar Yusuf, Chief Operating Officer, Best Aid; Alamin Pranto, Chief Information Officer; and Shehfaz Bin Rahim, Finance and Accounts Manager, YY Venture, were also present at the signing ceremony.

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