Pager, a New York City-based startup that provides on-demand doctor visits via mobile, raised $10.4m in its first funding round.
Backers included existing investors Lux Capital and Montage Ventures and new investors Goodwater Capital and Summation Health Ventures.
The company intends to use the capital to expand the service into new markets beyond NYC and platforms as well as to integrate it with existing insurance programs.
Started in 2013 by Philip Eytan, Gaspard de Dreuzy1 and Oscar Salazar, Pager provides an iOS telemedicine apps that connects patients to board-certified doctors handling urgent and pediatric care needs.
Available in NYC, Pager costs $49 for the first visit, and $199 per visit afterwards. If the patient ends up only needing to be treated over the phone, the charge is $25.