Vipin PathakCoFounder & CEO of Care24 Published On: Monday, July 18, 2016 Views 1556
“You have two options, medically and emotionally: give up or fight like hell.”
Vipin is an individual who naturally follows Steve Jobs’ advice to driven people – ‘Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish’. And this is clearly reflected in his prolific career and now in his startup. A product of IIT Kanpur, Vipin started his career as a software engineer at Financial Technologies and quickly moved up in his to become a business consultant at PwC, and later as manager at Ernst & Young.
But he didn’t stop until he did something entirely on his own, which is also helpful for community. Thus, his startup Care24 was born. Launched in 2014, Care24 is an end-to-end home care service platform that connects different types of care-givers with patients. Having received good response from people as well as investors for Care24, Vipin is set to revolutionize the Indian home care industry.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
Care24 is a leading home care platform connecting caregivers with patients. We facilitate continuity of Care@home right from prescription to complete recovery:
- Nurse at Home
- Physiotherapy at Home
- Attendant at Home
- Post-Partum and Infant Care Service
- Pregnancy Care
- Cancer Care
What is your life mantra?
World-class care at home
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
We knew there is a need for home healthcare, but the challenging part was to find our service providers that meet customer needs and requirements.
How did you overcome those challenges?
Our dedicated training, medical team and customer service play a big part in over coming challenges.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
- Seed funding by India Quotient
- Series A funding by Saif Partners
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
The person should be a leader, caring and focused.
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
Social channels, github, buffer, drumup
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
Working from office
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
Spend some more time with family
Answer in less than 50 words
- One tip to success:
- One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Not make mistakes.
- One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
Things don’t always go as planned so we need to improvise at every step.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
To be present in more cities and with more services.
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
I would follow my heart and startup right away.
What are your top three getaway destinations?
Three are too less.
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“You have two options, medically and emotionally: give up or fight like hell.” – Lance Armstrong.