Japan – Recruit invests in medical online platform

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By memberservices@staffingindustry.com (Craig Johnson)

Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., one of the world’s largest staffing providers, took part in a funding round for an India-based Practo, an online platform that allows people to book appointments with doctors.

The $55 million funding round was led by Tencent Holdings Limited. Recruit also joined two other new investors in the round – run-net and Thrive Capital.

In a blog post, the company reported it has seen an 80% increase in appointments booked over the last year.

Recruit has invested in several online platforms. Another of its recent investments was in an online platform that provides virtual sales assistants.

Source:: Staffing Industry Analysts Daily Newsfeed

      

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