Care communication platform Hayylo has announced the appointment of new investors and board members Alex Oppes and Heath Shonhan.
Alex Oppes is a Director in SVA’s Impact Investing team and manages SVA’s $15m Diversified Impact Fund, which provides investments to partners focused on alleviating disadvantage.
Heath Shonhan is a Partner at Bentleys Qld and responsible for advising high growth clients, private family enterprise, multinational corporations, government, banks, churches, and healthcare institutions.
Hayylo says the new investment will be directed towards product and growth initiatives to see it continue to expand in 2022.
The company already has partnerships with Telstra Health, CIVICA and other software companies across the sector.
“Over the last few years, we have tackled what is one of the core challenges across the sector – interoperability. Hayylo’s ability to integrate will all leading products was something from the outset we wanted to focus on. We are excited about this next phase of growth and being able to drive positive change for our sector, ” Hayylo CEO Greg Satur said.
The investment comes on the back of a strong financial year for Hayylo, which featured a doubling of its client base to include Chorus, integratedliving Australia, Mercy Services, Southern Cross Care Tasmania, Life Care, NovaCare, Carrington Care, ADSSI Limited, and Churches of Christ in Queensland.
Mr Oppes said: “I’m pleased to be joining the board of Hayylo, helping older Australians make informed choices about their care so they can live the lives they choose. Hayylo is a critical piece of infrastructure that helps aged care providers deliver better care despite significant workforce and COVID-related challenges.”
“I am very pleased to be able to support Hayylo in improving the lives of the elderly in our communities. Particularly as Hayylo helps solve a number of major problems in aged care highlighted by the Recent Royal Commission,” Mr Shonhan said.
Hayylo’s platform connects key people across aged care services in one unified platform with secure alerts, enquiries, social updates and messages via the customer’s’preferred channel – including app, SMS, phone, and email.
Hayylo says it has achieved 100 per cent deployment success to date, with a 100 per cent retention rate and scaled deployments across disability, residential and community care.
Further strategic partnerships are set to be announced in the near term.
The capital injection will be used to drive new hires across support, growth and the technical teams driving deeper capabilities across Hayylo’s platform.