Abhishek Kumar is the Founder of Dial HealtHMED Technologies. Dial Health is an online retail platform offering a product range that includes physiotherapy care, cardiac care, clinical supplies, beauty, and personal care products along with baby care products.
Dial HealtHMED Technologies
Dial HealtHMED was started amidst a pandemic. Being a healthcare provider, the startup was expected to help and manage tough situations during pandemics through its offerings. The founder of Dial HealtHMED, Abhishek Kumar was into the job but then he switched to being an entrepreneur in 2020. The HMED in Dial HealtHMED stands for Healthcare Medicinal Emergency support and Diagnostic care. Initially, they started with ambulance services and COVID-related products.
Consumer behavior in lifestyle, beauty, wellness, and fitness has seen a sharp elevation from 12% to 25%. Out of 150 million population, 10 million belong to the super health-conscious community and are lacking good quality, differentiated, healthy, innovative products. Dial HealtHMED is offering an improved, quality differentiated, and innovative product whose aim is to make nutrition fun, easy, and a way of life.
USP of Dial HealtHMED
Abhishek says, “We have launched products under the brand name Health innov8. We have products for lifestyle, beauty, and wellness, in short, we have products for the total wellbeing of life. We have created hybrid products by collaborating with Indian tradition and US, and European brands.
For example, we have introduced marine collagen which is made from fish scales by hydrolysis. It is good for joint health and skin health and promotes anti-aging. The introduction of Glutathione is highly useful for skin whitening, lung liver kidney detoxification. It can also increase stamina for gym goers and promote good mental and physical health. We have also launched some products in the organic range.”
The startup has helped several people during the pandemic. It follows a B2C business model. The products are available in stores in Mumbai and Pune. Apart from this, products are also featured on amazon. They have a customer base of around 5000 consumers.
The startup is bootstrapped and actively looking for investors for seed funds and Pre-series rounds.
Revenues of Dial HealtHMED
“Last year we did sales of around 17.5 lacs and this FY, we are targeting 80 lacs,” informs Abhishek Kumar.
Future goals and expansion plans
Abhishek Kumar mentions, “Our target customers are mostly from metro cities but our next launched products will be for tier 2 and 3 cities and even rural places also. We require funding for product development and mass targeting. Our D2C stores are available in Mumbai, Pune, Gujarat, and recently in Goa.”
Learnings for the budding entrepreneurs
Abhishek concludes, “We need to have a lot of patience while working on a startup. The startup solves the problems for communities and not for any individual person.”
(Edited by Renu Gupta)