Opternative, a Chicago, IL-based eye healthcare technology company, secured $9M in funding.
The round was led by Trust Ventures and Pritzker Group Venture Capital, with participation from existing investor Jump Capital.
The company intends to use the funds to double its engineering, product, sales and marketing teams, to grow awareness and adoption of its online vision test with consumers, employers and eye care providers.
Founded in 2012 and led by Brent Rasmussen, Chief Executive Officer, Opternative is a healthcare technology company, which has created an online vision test that allows patients to renew their prescription anywhere, anytime. It also offers eye care providers, eyewear retailers, and other organizations customizable software solutions to enable an improved patient and consumer experience.
So far, the company has issued hundreds of thousands of prescriptions to over 1 million consumers.