Carefeed, a supplier of cloud-based and HIPAA-compliant digital communication options, closed a $3 million financing spherical led by Reformation Companions with participation from current buyers Allos Ventures and M25.
The funding accelerates Carefeed’s growth of its SaaS platform to expert nursing and senior residing communities, in addition to different affected person care settings throughout the US and Canada.
Its HIPAA-secure SaaS platform digitizes and permits simplified distribution of data and supplies senior healthcare suppliers and different care suppliers share with sufferers, residents, households, workers, referral sources and others, in line with Carefeed.
Its communication know-how automates paper processes reminiscent of admission agreements and calendars, phone-based security bulletins, and care convention schedules and distributes them through textual content, e mail and voice.
Buyers embrace Reformation Companions, an early development fairness agency that invests in capital-efficient enterprise and client corporations at their level of breakout, and helps their development via profitability, future financing rounds and exit.
Allos Ventures invests in seed and early-stage know-how corporations, specializing in B2B software program corporations and augmenting the capital offered by startup buyers. That is Allos’s second funding in Carefeed, in line with John McIlwraith, managing director of Allos.
M25 is an early-stage enterprise agency based mostly in Chicago that invests solely in tech startups headquartered within the Midwest. Since launching in 2015, M25 mentioned it has grow to be essentially the most energetic investor within the area.
WHY THIS MATTERS
Carefeed’s platform is being utilized by among the largest senior residing corporations in the US. Its platform provides time- and cost-saving options to help efficient communications whereas serving to communities keep compliant with the state and federal laws that govern the distribution and accessibility of data, Carefeed mentioned.
Moreover, Carefeed’s new household portal offers a one-stop hub for members of the family to entry info particular to their family members along with essential community-wide updates.
THE LARGER TREND
Communication with household was particularly essential through the COVID-19 pandemic when members of the family couldn’t go to with family members in individual.
Terry Wall, founder and CEO of Carefeed mentioned, “Folks working in senior care and different care supplier settings have been underneath monumental stress – particularly due to COVID-19 – and we’re consistently growing and enhancing options to help their efforts to ship high-quality care.”
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