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Eversheds Sutherland advised Cogito Capital Partners on EUR 3.7 M financing round of HomeDoctor

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01-10-2020

HomeDoctor, a Warsaw and Amsterdam-based digital healthcare provider announced a €3,7m Series A funding round led by Cogito Capital Partners with participation from the company’s founders. In legal matters the fund was advised by a team of Eversheds Sutherland lawyers both from Amsterdam: Jeroen Hoekstra (Partner), Yannie Lam (Associate) and Warsaw: Michał Karwacki (Partner), Marta Gadomska-Gołąb (Partner), Joanna Polkowska (Senior Associate), Agnieszka Sagan-Jeżowska (Senior Associate), Kamil Ciodyk (Associate,) and Anna Wesołowska (Lawyer).

HomeDoctor, founded in 2016, is a leader in the Polish market in providing online medical consultations and delivery of healthcare services to patients’ homes. The company is operating as a b2b2c and a b2c medical services platform that enables delivery of both, online and phone consultations (telemedicine channel) and booking a doctor appointment (home visit). Home Doctor is also a key partner for largest medical centres and insurers in Poland. HomeDoctor will use the investment to continue the growth of its operations in Poland, building its team and capacity in order to further expand geographically and build strategic partnerships aimed at scaling-up the company’s offering and market reach. The company plans on expanding its services to other European countries, building on growing adoption of telemedicine, regulatory changes and developments in digital healthcare across Europe.

“We are excited to support HomeDoctor’s product and market expansion plans. The Company’s offering meets patients’ needs and preferences for affordable and accessible healthcare services, conveniently delivered online and directly to their homes and is a game changer in the healthcare industry” – says Sylwester Janik, General Partner at Cogito.

“Home Doctor’s mission is to transform the traditional healthcare model challenged by accessibility issues and deliver healthcare services to consumers in a seamless, patient-centric way. We are delighted to have Cogito on board, to support our plans and strengthen our capacity to execute our ambitious growth and expansion strategy” – says Szymon Horaczuk, the Founder and CEO of HomeDoctor.

About Cogito

Capital Partners is a venture and growth capital firm based in Warsaw, Poland and New York, USA. Cogito invests in late- and growth-stage tech companies predominantly operating in CEE and other European countries, but with global expansion potential. Cogito focuses primarily on key B2B technology sectors: enterprise software, fintech/insurtech, medtech diagnostics/telemedicine and IoT, partnering with entrepreneurs seeking investors with CEE regional presence and global reach. For further information about Cogito, please visit http://cogitocap.com/.

About HomeDoctor

HomeDoctor, founded in 2016, is a digital healthcare provider and a market leader in Poland. The Company operates an online medical services platform that enables delivery of both online and phone consultation (telemedicine channel) and booking a doctor appointment (home visits). Over the last 2 years, HomeDoctor delivered thousands of online consultations all over Poland and home visits across 20 cities, working with over 350 doctors. For further information about HomeDoctor, please visit https://homedoctor.pl/

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