December 6, 2019
After 10 years investing in healthcare for Sequoia Capital, Mike Dixon is moving to Transformation Capital, a dedicated healthcare investor focused on supporting commercialized, growth-sized businesses.
Dixon joins former fellow Sequoia investor Todd Cozzens and Jared Kesselheim, all three of whom hold the title of managing partner at the firm.
MobiHealthNews caught up with Dixon to talk about...
June 18, 2019
Home health testing platform LetsGetChecked has added three new members to its upper ranks.
Dr. Robert Mordkin, whose more than 20-years of experience range from a residency at Georgetown University to a chief of urology position at Virginia Hospital Center, will serve as the company’s new chief medical officer.
Richard Southern, who comes from Optum Ireland and Deloitte, is stepping into a chief...
May 9, 2019
At-home lab test startup LetsGetChecked has brought in a $30 million Series B raise headed by health IT investment firm LTP. Optum Ventures and Qiming Venture Partners USA also returned to participate in the round.
WHAT THEY DO
Founded in 2014, the New York City-based company offers consumers a range of lab tests that can be ordered through an online site or partner retailers. Customers receive a...
February 18, 2019
Thanks to some new strategic agreements, online healthcare chatbot Buoy Health’s Corporate Health and Benefits program will now include specialized knowledge and services support from five new partners. Specifically, Workit Health will be providing addiction treatment support, Hinge Health will help users manage chronic pain, LetsGetChecked will assist general self-testing, Healthcare Bluebook ...
March 28, 2018
Dublin, Ireland and New York City-based LetsGetChecked has raised $12 million in first round funding to support the development of its end-to-end at-home lab test business. Optum Ventures led the round, and Chinese VC firm Qiming Venture Partners also contributed.
“We started in the UK where everything’s free, you know?” founder Peter Foley told MobiHealthNews. “So we demonstrated that people...