26th September, 2019. Bangalore, India: Healofy, India’s largest and fastest growing Women Social Network has announced that it has been awarded India’s greatest Brand 2018-2019 in Women and Child care category by Asia One’s India’s greatest Brand and Leaders 2018- 2019 event held at Taj Lands End hotel in September 2019 in Mumbai. The award function was attended by Minister of State for social justice and empowerment, Ramdas Athawale and over 500+ business leaders, investors and dignitaries from Asia.
The founders of the company, Gaurav Aggrawal and Shubham Maheshwari have also been felicitated with 40 most influential Indians under 40 2018-2019 by India’s greatest Brand and Leaders 2018- 2019 for their contribution to the society. Both the founders are also the proud recipients of Forbes 30 under 30 Asia. Healofy was selected for FbStart programme by Facebook in 2017.
Healofy connects millions of women across different stages of life right from getting married to becoming a mother and beyond. It started as a pregnancy and parenting community in September 2016. Since then, the platform has been expanding to cater to 100 million+ women in different stages of life who are smartphones users in tier 2,3 cities through quality content across regional languages. Healofy was founded by Gaurav Aggarwal and Shubham Maheshwari, alumni of IIT Guwahati and NIT Warangal
Through Healofy, Indian women can access credible content through a trusted community model in 9 Indian Languages – English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam. Healofy connects these women by different interest areas that they want to pursue such as earning from home, learning different skill sets, fashion, fitness, lifestyle, etc.
Healofy has successfully created a strong community of over 500,000 Daily Active Users (DAUs) and 1 million monthly active users on their Android app exhibiting strong engagement and retention.
The company also plans to catalyze network e-commerce by helping women from the smaller cities & towns to transact online. The aim is to map the entire offline experience of women (be it networking, shopping) in the online world.
In March 2019, Healofy raised $8M in Series A from BabyTree Group (01761.HK, China’s Largest Parenting Platform, a Public company), BAce Capital, a fund anchored by Alibaba’s Ant Financial Services Group and existing investor Omidyar Network India.