Edinburgh healthtech goes for growth

Published: 21 February 2019

Scottish healthtech start-up Care Sourcer has hired a former senior director of Skyscanner as it sets its sights on scaling up the business.

Ilana Munckton, who becomes director of growth at Edinburgh-based Care Sourcer, oversaw a period of rapid expansion at the global travel search site that was acquired by China’s Ctrip for £1.4 billion in 2016.

Care Sourcer develops technology that is tackling the UK’s care crisis via the first comparison and matching site targeted at older people.

This isn’t just a key year for Care Sourcer – it’s also expected to be a transformative year for social care...

Andrew McGinley, Chief Executive, Care Sourcer


Co-founded by Andrew McGinley and Andrew Parfery in 2016, the firm has contracts in place with a number of NHS trusts and secured an £8.5 million investment round led by Legal & General and ADV last year.

Andrew McGinley, who is Care Sourcer’s chief executive, said: “We’re planning to reach 100 employees by 2020. Our care-matching technology is proven to make a significant impact on the challenges in social care.”

Ilana Munckton added: “Care Sourcer is one of the most highly-rated tech companies in the UK...”

Full story via The Scotsman News


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