Therapeutic behavioral health platform Sukoon Healthcare has secured an investment of $15 million from Lightrock India. The fund has given Lightrock a significant stake in the Gurugram-based healthcare startup.
The investment is to date the largest in the Indian mental health field and is the seed transaction for the creation of the country’s largest therapeutic behavioral health platform.
Post this transaction, Saleem Asaria, a partner at Lightrock India, will assume the role of Executive Chairman, While Sukoon’s founders, 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 uses a multi-disciplinary team of experienced psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, counselors, and vocational therapists to ensure that each patient receives personalized and holistic care.
Sukoon claims to have treated over 11,000 patients suffering from a spectrum of conditions across inpatient and outpatient services. It competes with the likes of Sprint Medical, Credihealth, Lybrate, among others.
Lightrock India had recently led a $33 million Series B round in the diabetes care platform BeatO. The fund’s portfolio included Medybuddy, Shiprocket, Scaler, Axio, Cuemath, PharmEasy, CredAvenue, DeHaat, and Porter among others.