26 fundings; $715M+ invested in NYC startups in the past week. NYC Tech News for the week ending 4/24 featuring news for HYPR, Per Diem, Percent, and much, much more…
23.6% of all healthcare interactions were via telehealth during the first four months of the pandemic, up from just .3% for the same period in 2019. The transition to digital has largely been led by primary care access but what happens when you need to access a specialist. Summus Global is a virtual care platform focused on providing employees and their families with specialist access. The company partners with corporate health benefit providers and organizations to provide access to a network of 4000+ top-tier specialists across 48 hospitals without long-drawn-out waits. During the pandemic, Summus grew its membership base 11x. AlleyWatch caught up with CEO and Founder Julian Flannery to learn more about increasing access to healthcare digitally during the pandemic, the company’s future plans, latest round of funding from investors that include Sator Grove Holdings, Outsiders Fund, Savoy Capital, and Teamworthy Ventures.
A busy day in NYC funding with ten companies raising funding, representing over $300M in new cash.