This investment is a part of Micromax’s vision of creating a mobile ecosystem that brings unique and innovative technologies from around the world to its consumers.
Handset player Micromax Informatics Limited has announced that it has made an investment in HealthifyMe, a digital fitness provider, specializing in offering mobile focused services to motivate people towards healthy behaviour.
As per the official release, this investment is a part of Micromax’s vision of creating a mobile ecosystem that brings unique and innovative technologies from around the world to its consumers.
Talking about the investment, Rahul Sharma, Co-Founder, Micromax, said, “The world is moving to smart devices and through these strategic investments we are ensuring that our consumers enjoy services that enrich their experience. We believe that India’s preventive healthcare needs transformational technologies. With our investment in HealthifyMe, we aim to create a technology platform to address the consumers’ wellness needs. We are very impressed with HealthifyMe’s team and product and look forward to working closely with them to build world class products for Micromax consumers.”
He further added, “We want to invest in companies that are providing revolutionary solutions for our customers and give them scale and access to our ecosystem.”
Tushar Vashisht, Co-Founder and CEO, HealthifyMe, said, “We are on a mission to Healthify India and are excited to partner with Micromax looking at the possibilities they bring to the table. Together, we will help our customers eat better, get fitter and fight lifestyle issues effectively.”
Micromax has also set up an M&A team, headed by Kumar Shah, which has been actively sourcing and working with start-ups across major technology markets such as Silicon Valley, Europe, Israel and India to bring in the best products and capabilities.