Doctor booking platform Doctolib raises €26 million in Series C round

France-based Doctolib, a SaaS doctor booking platform, has raised €26 million in a Series C round led by French public investment bank Bpifrance.

Other participants in the round include Accel, BlaBlaCar cofounder Nicolas Brusson, PriceMinister cofounder Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet, and German CEO of private clinic group CIP Gruppe Ludwig Klitzsch.

Doctolib’s SaaS solution, which uses a subscription model, has been designed for doctors and clinics to manage bookings and reduce costs incurred by no-shows. On the patient side of the service, which is free, users can see what doctors are available and make a booking.

Doctolib has raised a total of €50 million to date. This new round of money will be used to expand the platform’s reach beyond the French market by hiring 150 new people this year. It’s already launched in Berlin and plans to launch in Cologne, Hamburg, and Munich later this year.

Currently 17,000 doctors and 435 medical businesses are using the platform with six million monthly visitors, according to the company.

“Behind the success of Doctolib lies a profound need to improve the care path of patients and the working conditions of healthcare professionals,” said Stanislas Niox-Chateau, CEO. “This funding will help us pursue our mission to provide the best daily for doctors and patients.”

“We are delighted that an important public player such as Bpifrance has the opportunity to support the growth of a company with tremendous potential to impact the whole of society,” added Nicolas Dufourcq of Bpifrance, the lead investor in the round. “A number of doctors and patients are relying on Doctolib, which is putting healthcare at the heart of the digital revolution.”

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