Nutrium app, which links dietitians and clients, raises $4.9 M led by Indico Capital

Nutrium app, which links dietitians and clients, raises $4.9 M led by Indico Capital

Nutrium, a digital health start-up which links dietitians and their patients via an app, has raised a EUR4.25 million seed round led by Indico Capital Partners, along with the Social Development Fund in Portugal (SIF) and previous investors. It now uses professional nutrition software application to 80,000 nutrition specialists and 800,000 clients in more than 40 nations. […] Stephan Morais, managing general partner at Indico stated: “Nutrium will end up being a full-fledged platform bringing together nutritionists, clients, items and wellness data that will allow healthier and better lives. Rui Ferreira, vice president at Portugal Ventures, stated: “In 2017, when Portugal Ventures invested in Nutrium’s pre-seed round, the business was mainly present in two markets. …

Ro makes the weight-loss item Plenity commercially available to everyone in the United States

Ro makes the weight-loss item Plenity commercially available to everyone in the United States

In what might be the initial step in the development of a considerablenew line of work for the telemedicine prescription supplier Ro, the business is finally revealing the basic industrial accessibility of weight loss product, Plenity. Developed by Gelesis, a biotech business that makes treatments for gastro-intestinal conditions, Plenity is a weight
loss treatment […]
The business is the unique online supplier of the Plenity treatment and Ro founder Zachariah Reitano said that there’s an incredible capacity to engage in more of these types of offers.”We were excited to build an exciting treatment service for weight management. As the only online supplier of the treatment, Ro has developed an onboarding process to make sure that the Plenity therapy isn’t abused by individuals who suffer from consuming conditions. Like the other treatments Ro provides, Plenity is a cash-pay prescription, since the weight loss treatments aren’t usually covered by insurance, he said. The treatment costs $98 per month, compared to other treatments or top quality medications that might be as much $300 and$350 per month, according to Pass….

Thirty Madison raises $47 million for its direct to customer treatments of loss of hair, migraines and indigestion

Thirty Madison raises $47 million for its direct to customer treatments of loss of hair, migraines and indigestion

Thirty Madison, the New York-based start-up establishing a series of direct to consumer treatments for loss of hair, migraines and persistent indigestion, has actually raised$47 million in new financing. After last week’s almost$19 billion merger in between Teladoc and Livongo, remote therapies and virtual care business are all the rage amongst the health care market, and Thirty […]
After last week’s nearly$19 billion merger between Teladoc and Livongo, remote treatments and virtual care companies are all the rage among the healthcare industry, and Thirty Madison’s company is no exception. Returned to back the company in an offer led by Polaris Partners. That, paired with the more narrow focus on a couple of particular conditions, differentiate Thirty Madison from its peers in the industry….

The iron rule of founder compensation is dead

The iron rule of founder compensation is dead

Hey there and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s endeavor capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unload the numbers behind the headlines. We had the full team this week: Myself, Danny, and Natasha on the mics, with Chris running skipper as constantly. Sadly this week we had to kick off with a correction as I am 1. […] Read more here. The company’s $200 million appraisal makes the news that its rival Hims could go public through a SPAC all the more interesting. Facebook is still hunting up ways to get a much better appearance into growing start-ups– this time by means of investments in endeavor capital funds. We had the complete group this week: Myself, Danny, and Natasha on the mics, with Chris running skipper as always. Unfortunately this week we had to kick off with a correction as I am 1….

Digital elective care and telemedicine provider Ro raises $200 million at a reported $1.5 billion appraisal

In three years Zachariah Reitano’s start-up, Ro, has actually managed to hit a reported$1.5 billion valuation for its change from a business concentrated on dealing with impotence to a telemedicine service for a variety of optional and urgent care-focused treatments. Through Rory for ladies’s health, Roman for guys’s health and Absolutely no for cigarette smoking cessation, Reitano […]
And the company is getting into the weight loss organisation through a partnership with the private equity-backed health care business, Gelesis. The business’s $1.5 billion appraisal is courtesy of a new $200 million investment from existing investors led by General Catalyst and consisting of FirstMark Capital, Torch, SignalFire, TQ Ventures, Initialized Capital, 3L and BoxGroup. In all, Ro has actually raised$ 376 million because it launched in 2017. That’s one of the reasons why Ro’s significant competitor, Hims, is reported to be looking for access to public markets through its sale to a special purpose acquisition business for roughly$1 billion, according to Reuters. …

Where top VCs are investing in D2C

Where top VCs are investing in D2C

If you’re looking for toothbrushes, skin-care face masks, mattresses, glasses or even socks, there’s a digitally-native, direct-to-consumer (D2C) company or two that can help you out. And thanks to smart digital marketing, the cult followings that ensue and the economics of e-commerce, D2C has changed how we relate to consumer goods (while attracting a waterfall […] …

Men’s at-home health startup Vault takes in $30 million from Tiger Capital

Men’s at-home health startup Vault takes in $30 million from Tiger Capital

Vault, an at-home healthcare practice specializing in men’s medicine has announced the raise of $30 million in funding from Tiger Capital Group, Declaration Capital and Redesign Health to reach more potential patients and expand to more areas beyond New York, Florida, Tennessee and Texas, where it currently offers treatments. Founder and CEO Jason Feldman, who […] …