Agatsa, a healthtech startup, has raised $1 million(Rs 7 crore) in funding from Indian Angel Network (IAN) and the Technology Development Board (TDB), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The startup is working in the field of creating affordable and pocket-sized healthcare devices that help in the early diagnosis and management of lifestyle diseases.
With this funding, Agatsa will scale up its operations and marketing along with expanding its global outreach. Their flagship products under the name of SanketLife 2.0 and SanketLife Pro+ are the world’s first and only portable medical-grade 12-LEAD ECG devices that can be carried around in the pocket.
Responding to the development, Rahul Rastogi & Neha Rastogi, Co-Founders, Agatsa, said, “We are delighted to get IAN & TDB on board as investors and will leverage the capital infusion to bolster our platform, build a robust network of doctors, and find innovative ways to further reduce the response time.”
Priyank Agarwal, IAN lead investor, said, “Everybody is privy to the alarming rise of heart-related problems in India amongst both the elderly and the young. Against such a backdrop, it is heartening to see start-ups such as Agatsa using cutting-edge technology to provide Indians with innovative and low-cost cardiac care services. Its unique, tech-led approach to affordable healthcare is solving some of the most pressing problems for a large consumer base comprising the general public, GPs, paramedics, healthcare companies, etc. We hope our contribution will help the company realize its potential to the fullest and wish the founders continued success.”