Christopher Isaac “Biz” Stone, Twitter co-founder has invested in his “personal capacity” in a Delhi-based AI integrated health app – Visit. “Visit plans to democratize healthcare by shrinking the shortage of doctors using AI. According to the World Health Organization, the world suffers from a shortage of at least 7.2 million health-care workers,” feels Stone.
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The funding round also saw participation from BlueJeans Network co-founder Alagu Periyannan and Karthee Madasamy, a former top official of Qualcomm Ventures. Snapdeal co-founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal, have also invested in Visit in their personal capacity, according to reports.
“Why I’m Investing in Visit” by @biz https://t.co/zaUz0dZ3jL
— Biz Stone (@biz) April 22, 2018
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Visit, an on-demand healthcare service online platform, was founded in 2016 by four students of BITS-Pilani. It recently introduced an artificial intelligence-based ‘chatbot’ facility on its platform that acts as a digital assistant to provide “smart help” to patients in accessing consultation from doctors.
Visit had received funding from a Delhi-based company MapMyIndia in May 2016, .