Lifeforce, a personalised healthcare platform based mostly on a telehealth mannequin, accomplished a $12 million Collection A funding spherical co-led by M13 and Peterson Ventures.
Ridgeline Ventures, Rosecliff Ventures and Seaside Ventures additionally participated within the spherical.
WHAT IT DOES
The corporate, cofounded by motivational speaker Tony Robbins and backed by skilled tennis participant Serena Williams, affords its members a personalised well being platform based mostly on a telehealth mannequin.
Members bear in-home diagnostic blood assessments carried out each three months by phlebotomists. Biomarkers related to bodily, psychological, cognitive and sexual efficiency are analyzed. By way of a telehealth session with a clinician, members talk about the take a look at outcomes and obtain suggestions for life-style changes and dietary supplements.
Dr. Mark Hyman, the top of technique and innovation of the Cleveland Clinic Heart for Useful Medication, and Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford, weight administration knowledgeable and affiliate professor at Harvard Medical College, additionally again Lifeforce.
The California-based firm will use the funds to speed up development, advance knowledge instruments and develop its choices.
“Lifeforce is poised to have a transformative affect, not simply redefining the well being optimization class however the very means we take into consideration what’s doable as we age,” Courtney Reum, Lifeforce board chairman and cofounder at M13, stated in an announcement. “Demand for personalised, proactive healthcare is rising exponentially and the crew’s collective experience in well being, know-how and enterprise uniquely positions Lifeforce to satisfy this demand.”
Serena Williams has backed different digital well being startups, together with digital and in-office healthcare supplier Juno Medical, which raised $12 million in Series A funding in December. The spherical was co-led by the tennis star’s Serena Ventures.
Juno Medical is a healthcare service supplier that provides on-site appointments with physicians at their two New York-based brick-and-mortar amenities and digital companies for sufferers in New York and Georgia.
The corporate affords particular person and household care, wellness, specialty care, and on-site labs and imaging companies.
Williams additionally backed Tonal, an AI-powered exercise-machine service, which M13 additionally invested in.