Egyptian startup Rology, an on-demand teleradiology platform, has closed a pre-Series A funding round to help it expand in the Middle East and Africa.
Founded by Amr AboDraiaa, Moaaz Hossam, Mahmoud Eldefrawy and Bassam Khallaf in October 2017, Rology has built a cloud-based platform that provides intelligent matching between patients and remote radiologists, tackling the global shortage of the latter.
The startup’s technology can be launched with no setup costs for hospitals as well as radiologists, and gives radiologists the freedom to work from anywhere in the world as long as they have access to a laptop and computer. an Internet connection.
Rology last secure financing in 2020, and has now secured an undisclosed amount of pre-Series A funding to enable its geographic expansion into the MEA region. Investors include Egypt Ventures and Sequence Ventures from Egypt, Waseel and Tawaref from Saudi Arabia and Viktoria Ventures from Kenya.
“After the pandemic era and the rapidly increasing demand for radiology globally and in the MEA region, we have a responsibility to enhance teleradiology as a real solution to diagnostic challenges to save lives” , said AboDraiaa.
“The role of rology has become more important in helping patients get an accurate diagnosis quickly. Thus, we develop our platform to serve a large number of hospitals and radiology centers in cities or rural areas without hassle of installation, and, in addition, increase the productivity of radiologists thanks to our radiology tools. AI.
Rafeh Saleh, founding partner of Cubit Ventures, said his company is delighted to support Rology in its mission to save lives in the Middle East.
“With a brilliant team behind the helm, a much-needed solution, a strong unit economy, an opportunity for mass adoption, and huge impact, we’re very happy to have participated,” he said.