Iris Plans

By Jonah Comstock 05:00 pm September 27, 2017
Austin, Texas-based Iris Plans, which offers remote video visits to facilitate advanced care and end-of-life planning, has raised $5.1 million. Activate Venture Partners and LiveOak Venture Partners led the round, with additional participation from Better Ventures and other undisclosed investors.  “The patient journey through serious illness brings far too much unnecessary stress and conflict for...
By Stephanie Nieman 06:15 pm July 12, 2017
About the author: Stephanie Nieman is a Principal at SJF Ventures based in Durham, NC. SJF Ventures is a venture capital fund investing in high growth, positive impact companies across the U.S. and an active health care investor.   Benjamin Franklin famously wrote that “nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And yet the inherent optimism of human nature causes us to avoid...