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Distribution or not? PharmEasy joins hunt for a USP for investment

Rumour has it that Naspers, SoftBank and Temasek, all want to invest in the Indian e-pharmacy PharmEasy. $100 million or more. Because PharmEasy mirrors one of the oldest and the largest e-pharmacy in the world - 111 Inc. But following 111 Inc all the way may not be the best idea - and other Indian e-pharmacies have made a mental note of it

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A $100 million investment in a single round? That’s not usual for the Indian health-tech space. However, Mumbai based e-pharmacy PharmEasy is apparently in talks with multiple investors for that exact figure.  PharmEasy has stayed mum about investments, but an investment banker says that it’s the frontrunner among Indian e-pharmacies for the coveted $100 million….

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