VIVO Healthcare today (16/02/2016) announced that it has received investment/funds from ICCO Cooperation, a Netherland – based company. VIVO healthcare was founded by Shakti Singh and Reena Puri. The Company provides training in the spheres of healthcare and education for freshers in India. VIVO healthcare plans to expand into more emerging markets like Brazil, Cuba, Indonesia etcetera, where there is a need/demand to train large number of healthcare workers. VIVO has over sixty training centers across thirteen states in India. It has become India’s leading platform for training paramedics, technicians and allied health workers. Read more on Investments
VIVO also provides health, safety and first aid programs for schools, corporates and public sector organizations. It also provides up – skilling programs for doctors and nurses.
“This round of investment made by Capital 4 Development (A Fund managed by ICCO Cooperation) follows an earlier investment by Springboard Ventures, a unit of Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd. We expect many new avenues of growth with ICCO coming on board”, said Shakti Singh.
This investment made by ICCO marks its entry into the South – East Asian region.
“In VIVO we found a strong platform for impacting the healthcare ecosystem, skill development and job creation”, said Mark Joenje, CEO of ICCO.
ICCO supports many healthcare companies across Latin America, Africa and Asia. It has 900 partners worldwide. It is heartening to see it fund an Indian healthcare company like VIVO Healthcare. The Government of India must create a business – friendly environment in India to promote more investors like ICCO to fund more useful startups/companies like VIVO Healthcare. Read more on Startup News