Lightspeed Venture Partners

By Dave Muoio 11:35 am July 2, 2019
Calm, which makes a meditation and sleep app of the same name, has tacked $27 million onto its previously announced $88 million Series B round thanks to new backing from Lightspeed Venture Partners, the investor shared in a Medium.com post. This add-on capital brings the startup’s total backing to $143 million. WHAT THEY DO Cofounders and co-CEOs Michael Acton Smith and Alex Tew founded Calm with...
By Jonah Comstock 10:51 am November 3, 2016
PlushCare, a D2C telemedicine service focused on urgent care, has raised $8 million in a round led by GGV Capital. Lightspeed Venture Partners and Exponent also contributed to the round. Founded by Ryan McQuaid, a former lead product marketing manager of AT&T's mHealth Platform business, PlushCare launched in 2014 with a crowdfunding campaign. From an original launch in California only, the...
By Jonah Comstock 03:07 pm May 10, 2016
Farmington, Connecticut-based Evariant, which offers healthcare providers a platform to analyze data, execute marketing campaigns, and improve patient engagement, has received an undisclosed investment from McKesson Ventures and Salesforce Ventures. The additional investment extends the $42.3 million round the company announced in November, which included investors Health Enterprise Partners,...
By Aditi Pai 11:04 am November 24, 2015
Farmington, Connecticut-based Evariant has raised $42.3 million for its physician marketing and engagement offering, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to at least $68.3 million. Existing investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Dignity Health, Salesforce, Health Enterprise Partners. “Healthcare providers are faced with tremendous challenges as they balance...
By Aditi Pai 09:16 am November 18, 2015
Redwood, California-based wearable technology maker Athos has raised $35.5 million in a round led by Social Capital with participation from MAS Holdings, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Felix Capital, as well as existing investors DMC, True Ventures, and Joe Lacob, who is managing partner and chairman of the basketball team Golden State Warriors. This brings the company's total funding to at...
By Jonah Comstock 08:58 am August 25, 2014
Google Glass startup Wearable Intelligence, which, among other things, outfits Google Glass devices for use in hospitals, has raised just under $8 million, according to a report in Fortune. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, whose parnter Barry Eggers also joined the board. This is the first funding the company has announced, but Fortune reports the company previously raised seed...