Healthcare App The CareVoice joins Chinaccelerator,
China’s first start-up accelerator program,
and get supports from SOSV, the accelerated VC
26 August, 2016
The CareVoice, China’s leading user-based review platform connecting consumers with health
and wellness services, has joined Batch 10 of Chinaccelerator, the Airst start-up accelerator
program in Asia run by SOSV.
The CareVoice is the Airst independent social mobile platform to bring more transparency to
healthcare in China and helps its community Ainding suitable health services, focusing on
Shanghai upper tier and private care market.
As of today, The CareVoice has built a health conscious community of close to 50.000 registered
members and established partnerships with over 60 healthcare players, including private
medical providers, health insurance and pharmaceutical companies. The CareVoice looks
forward to building on its proven model connecting consumers and healthcare partners.
“We are preparing to raise investment to expand our team, continue investing in our Machine
Learning based technologies and replicate our model in other cities. Our team is really thrilled to
beneAit from complementary perspectives and support to achieve our short and long term goals
through the Chinaccelerator program”, said Sébastien Gaudin CEO & co-founder of The CareVoice.
William Bao Bean, Partner at SOSV and Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, highlighted that
“Batch 10 is a group of more mature start-ups having tested business models and we are looking
forward to helping them scale. We are very glad that The CareVoice is part of this group. The
CareVoice addresses a highly promising private healthcare market and has a unique angle to help
Chinese consumers getting better healthcare experience”.
About The CareVoice
The CareVoice is an Internet start-up company operating in Shanghai that launched in 2014 the Airst user-based
review platform for trusted healthcare in China. We are dedicated to provide credible and relevant information for
more transparent healthcare. Our community can refer to consolidated ratings and authentic reviews to make their
own health decisions. Our health partners can better understand and improve patients’ experience while managing
pro-actively their online reputation.
Chinaccelerator, the Airst start-up accelerator in China and Asia, is a mentorship-driven program helping internet
start-ups from around the world cross borders - from the world into China and from China to the world. It is backed
by the venture fund SOSV with $250M AUM operating nine accelerator programs around the world. Chinaccelerator offers three months of rigorous guidance, training and resources from mentors, partners and investors. The robust
and supportive alumni network continues into the start-ups’ post-Chinaccelerator lifespan.
SOSV – The Accelerator VC – is a US-based US$250M venture fund operating eight global accelerator programs: MOX
for mobile software (Taipei), IndieBio for biotech (San Francisco, Cork), HAX for hardware (Shenzhen, San
Francisco), Chinaccelerator for Internet (Shanghai), Urban-X for smart cities and Food-X for restaurants (NYC). SOSV
invests in over 150 companies per year and over its two-decade history has a net realized IRR of over 30%, putting it
in the top 5% of private equity managers in the world.