39. Okadoc

Total funding: $25.6 million
Patient engagement platform
Founder: Fodhil Benturquia
Nationality: French
Investors: Basim Ibrahim Hayel Saeed Group, IGan Partners, Alesayi Group, Bupa Arabia, Bunat Ventures
Headquarters: U.A.E.
Date of establishment: 2018

Okadoc offers instant consultation booking, virtual appointments, and document sharing in the U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, and Indonesia. The company says it saw a 202% increase in appointment bookings between June 2021 and January 2022. Bupa Arabia, Daman, Mediclinic, Emirates Hospital, and Dubai Healthcare City are among the healthcare groups and insurers using Okadoc’s services. The company has acquired several pharmacies in Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E. It also plans to introduce home healthcare and cloud pharmacy soon. Before launching Okadoc, founder and CEO Fodhil Benturquia was the Group CEO of Noon.com.