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Manchester-based Digital health startup Push Doctor raises $26.1 million to help people live longer

Push Doctor, one of Europe’s largest digital health providers, today announced that it has raised $26.1 million in a Series B funding round led by Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV) and Draper Esprit, with participation from major European funds, Oxford Capital, Partech Ventures and Seventure Partners. This takes the total funding for Machester-based Push Doctor to date to over $37.5 million.

Founded in 2013 and launched in 2014, Push Doctor was the first truly digital health consumer brand in the UK, connecting patients to a smart network of thousands of UK qualified GPs, giving them access to a d­­octor (video consultation) in as little as six minutes on any device.

Push Doctor’s founder and CEO, Eren Ozagir, explained: “We have treated more cases digitally than anyone in Europe and consistently grown over 35% month-on-month for 16 months. As a result, we have a dataset that provides a unique view of the medical issues facing a nation. This has meant that we have been able to scope and create a data-driven digital health platform that will treat the whole person. No one before Push Doctor has provided consumers with access to a single digital health platform that combines responsive medicine and chronic condition management as well as fitness and nutritional conditioning.”

This round of investment will enable Push Doctor to bring new products to market, the first of which will hit later this year. This will further expand the company’s value-proposition for patients as it couples its market-changing instant access to doctors with complementary products and services. The plan is also to boost the company’s growth in customer numbers and ultimately to become the preferred consumer digital health care brand in the world.

Michael Dimelow, Head of Investment at ADV, remarked: “The health and wellbeing sector is perfectly positioned to benefit from digital technology innovation, and the UK is one of the best places from which to build a global business in this space. We’re delighted to announce our investment in Push Doctor with its unique vision to build an open platform, where the entire industry can connect and collaborate. Equally, consumers will gain efficient and direct access to healthcare professionals. The Push Doctor team is tried and tested in building international internet propositions at scale, and we look forward to supporting them in their journey to build an industry-defining global healthcare platform.”

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Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr is the "Editor in Chief" of EU-Startups.com and started the blog in October 2010. He is excited about Europe's future, passionate about new business ideas and lives in Barcelona (Spain).

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