Lightrock India leads a $15Mn round in healthcare tech startup Sukoon

Therapeutic behavioral health platform Sukoon Healthcare has secured a $15 million investment led by Lightrock India. The fund has acquired a significant stake in the Gurugram-based healthcare startup.

Sukoon says this investment is the largest to date in India’s mental health space and is the initial transaction towards creating India’s largest therapeutic behavioral health platform.

Following this transaction, Saleem Asaria, a partner at Lightrock India, will assume the role of CEO and Vidit & Kanishk will assume senior leadership roles. Saleem has previously founded and built Europe’s leading behavioral health services company.

Founded in 2020 by Vidit Bahiri and Kanishk Gupta, Sukoon utilizes a multidisciplinary team of experienced psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, counselors, and vocational therapists to ensure each patient receives personalized and holistic care.

Sukoon claims to have treated more than 11,000 patients suffering from a variety of conditions in both inpatient and outpatient services. She competes with companies like Sprint Medical, Credihealth, Lybrate, among others.

Lightrock India had recently led $33 million Series B Round on the BeatO diabetes care platform. The fund’s portfolio included Medybuddy, Shiprocket, Scaler, Axio, Cuemath, PharmEasy, CredAvenue, DeHaat and Porter, among others.

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