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Indonesia's Hamami Family invested into BookDoc
[June 18, 2017]

Indonesia's Hamami Family invested into BookDoc


More strategic investors from the region

SELANGOR, Malaysia, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hamami Family, ranked as one of the richest in Indonesia by Forbes, invested into BookDoc, a healthcare technology start-up headquartered in Malaysia. The Hamami Family owns Trakindo Utama, which has been one of the most successful heavy equipment dealers in Indonesia, in addition to business interests spanning mining, Carl's Jr. Burger restaurants franchise and LOKA supermarkets. 

Dato' ChevyBeh, Founder and CEO of BookDoc

BookDoc welcomes the Hamami Family as a strategic investor as well as a business partner in Indonesia. The largest economy of South East Asia with a population of over 250 million offers unrivalled growth opportunity in the region. BookDoc hopes that this latest partnership will help it navigate through the unique business and consumer landscape which intricacies are different from the existing markets of BookDoc, namely Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand.  

The investment of Hamami Family came after that of Dr Stanley Ho family of Macau and Price Abdul Qawi of Brunei over a span of 1.5 years. The latest investment amount was not disclosed and valued BookDoc at double-digit US million. Its backers now include individuals with proven market-specific business acumen, in addition to those withdeep cross-border business networks in the region, multi-disciplinary experience ranging from entrepreneurship, healthcare, IT, banking and insurance.   

"We have been looking at the Indonesian market, and the entry of the Hamami family comes at an opportune time and is hugely strategic for us. The BookDoc's solutions: search & book healthcare professionals and rewards for active lifestyle, offer much convenience and incentives to the general public. At the same time, we are implementing commercial applications for HR, insurance and the retail space. While these are taking place, we are already planning the next step to bring such solutions into new markets, and Indonesia is one of them," added Dato' Chevy Beh, Founder and CEO of BookDoc.

Since its inception in October 2015, BookDoc has launched an integrated online ecosystem for health travellers, local and abroad, to search and book healthcare professionals. The system integrates seamlessly with Uber, Grab, AirAsia, Agoda, Airbnb and TripAdvisor. Its BookDoc Activ module rewards users for maintaining high level of physical activity, and its rewards partners are now more than 50 in the region. In addition, BookDoc is also the official partner of Social Security Malaysia, Foreign Workers' Medical Examination Malaysia (FOMEMA), the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia and the Ministry of Youth & Sports Malaysia. 


About BookDoc

BookDoc, with presence in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand, is an online platform that operates across the healthcare continuum connecting patients to healthcare professionals anytime and anywhere, while incentivising all to stay active. 

BookDoc has established an integrated online ecosystem for local and overseas health travellers. The ecosystem allows users to search and book healthcare professionals anytime and anywhere, and integrates seamlessly with navigation (Google Map, Waze), transport (Grab, Uber, AirAsia), accommodation (Agoda, Airbnb) and recommended restaurants & attractions (TripAdvisor) for a hassle-free and enjoyable experience to healthcare appointments. In addition, through BookDoc Activ, it rewards users for maintaining high level of activity by partnering major retailers and service providers that offer users discounts for achieving reward tiers based on activity level. 

The company is backed by a diverse group of investors from entrepreneurs to seasoned healthcare and insurance professionals, banker, regulators as well as ICT professionals. It has made records in achieving the highest pre-seed and seed valuation in Asia Technology Start-up history. It is available online at www.bookdoc.com, App Store and Google Play Store. 

For More Information Please Contact

Name: Ms. Valerie Voon
Tel: +6019-336 6758
Email: valerievoon@bookdoc.com

Photo - https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20170615/1876949-1

SOURCE BookDoc


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