Caraway, a digital care startup targeted on offering psychological, bodily and reproductive healthcare for Technology Z, has secured $16.75 million in Collection A funding led by Maveron and GV.
Current buyers 7wireVentures and Hopelab Ventures additionally participated within the spherical alongside Wellington Entry Ventures, Ingeborg Investments and The Enterprise Collective.
OMERS Ventures was a seed stage investor and can stay on Caraway’s board of administrators.
WHAT THEY DO
The New York-based startup affords college-age ladies and different people assigned feminine at beginning a care workforce made up of reproductive care, psychological well being, and bodily well being professionals. Sufferers can entry care by the corporate’s app, like chatting with a physician or nurse practitioner, connecting with a therapist through chat and digital appointments, getting referrals to in-person care and ordering residence assessments for STIs.
The corporate affords digital care providers in California, New York, North Carolina and Ohio and introduced its enlargement to Illinois, Massachusetts, Colorado, Michigan, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Caraway will use the funds to broaden its platform and scale its providers.
“What Lori and the complete Caraway workforce have achieved in such a brief time period is compelling,” Alyssa Jaffee, associate at 7wireVentures, mentioned in a press release. “Now greater than ever, a renewed give attention to selling and supporting the basic healthcare rights of ladies is important. Caraway is already making an actual distinction within the well being of younger ladies, these AFAB, and by offering customized take care of all. With this new funding spherical and the addition of robust like-minded buyers, Caraway will meaningfully broaden their capability to serve extra well being shoppers throughout the nation.”
Final 12 months, the corporate scored $10.5 million in seed funding to launch its digital care providing.
Different digital well being corporations targeted on school college students embody Mantra Health, which affords a behavioral well being device with teletherapy for people with bipolar dysfunction. Mantra is ready to combine with College Well being Providers to make a collaborative mannequin. In 2022, the corporate raised $22 million in Series A funding.
Boston-based firm Uwill companions with schools to supply college students on-demand digital entry to licensed therapists and suppliers educated in disaster counseling. College students can attend on-line wellness occasions by the corporate’s psychological health-and-wellness app. It accomplished a $30 million Series A funding round led by Schooling Development Companions in Could.