November 5, 2019
Scanwell Health, maker of a smartphone-based platform for home urinary tract infection screening, has raised $3.5 million in seed funding. Founders Fund, Mayfield, DCM, Version One, Y Combinator and Liquid 2 Ventures all participated in the round.
The startup paired this announcement with the reveal of a new partnership with telehealth service Lemonaid Health that will bring its UTI platform to...
September 12, 2019
Israeli smartphone urinalysis startup Healthy.io has closed a $60 million Series C funding round led by Corner Ventures, the company announced this morning. Joy Capital Ventures and prior backers Ansonia Holdings, Aleph and Samsung NEXT each participated as well.
Furthermore, the company also announced that it has received a second FDA 510(k) clearance intended to support diagnosis of chronic...
August 1, 2019
Thriva, a London-based platform providing mail-order blood tests for consumers, has raised another $7.3 million in backing thanks to a new Series A round. Pembroke VCT and Guinness Asset Management were among the round’s participants, which brought the company’s total funds raised to $8.2 million.
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Since 2016, Thriva has offered mail-order tests and results interpretations to more...
November 1, 2018
Clinical lab and life science services company LabCorp has signaled its latest consumer-focused shift with the announcement of a self-administered wellness test and online results portal.
Called Pixel by LabCorp, the testing platform is ordered online by consumers, reviewed by a board-certified physician and then delivered to the consumer within a few days. After collecting a blood sample using...
October 31, 2018
Smartphone blood lab startup 1Drop Diagnostics (not to be confused with other very similarly-named startup 1Drop or One Drop) has raised $4.25 million in a Series A financing round, the company announced today. The funding was led by investor Christian Wildmoser, with additional backing and support by Swiss Startup Group investor Dr. Hans-Peter Strebel, Beat Schillig of IFJ Institute for Young...
May 3, 2017
Austin, Texas-based EverlyWell, maker of a digital platform that lets consumers to order lab tests online, provide samples and receive results, has raised another $2 million in a round led by Next Gen Venture Partners. Jack Novak, SoGal Ventures, Full Tilt Capital and other unnamed venture capital firms contributed. Last year, EverlyWell raised $2.5 million, and also had $500,000 in seed funding...
February 14, 2017
At-home testing kit company myLab Box has expanded its services with the addition of six new tests for sexually transmitted diseases, bringing the company’s total offerings to 10 tests sold in the United States.
The company launched the new tests in response to increasing rates of STDs in the country, along with the uncertain future of healthcare services under a new administration. The new tests...