Talkspace, a NYC-based provider of an online therapy platform, raised $15m in Series B funding.
The round was led by Norwest Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors Spark Capital, Soft Bank, Metamorphic Ventures and TheTime.
In conjunction with the funding Jeff Crowe, Managing Partner at Norwest Venture Partners, joined Talkspace’s Board of Directors.
The company will use the funds to continue to grow operations.
Led by Roni Frank, co-founder and Head of Clinical Services, and newly added Dr. Linda Sacco, Vice President of Behavioral Health Service, Talkspace provides the Unlimited Messaging Therapy program, which connects people with a licensed therapist on the web or via mobile apps featuring the ability to audio and video messages to enable users to have closer relationships with their therapists.
To date, the platform has provided 300,000 people with a mental health care from almost 1,000 specialists.