myLAB Box Secures $560K in Funding

mylabmyLAB Box, a Los Angeles, CA-based healthcare startup, secured $560k in angel funding.

The round was led by K5 Ventures with participation from the Ace Fund, Houston Health Ventures, Houston Angel Network, Texas Halo Fund, and Pipeline Angels.

The company, which is preparing to raise a Series A round in 2016, intends to use the funds to expand their services, offering screening for HIV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Trichomoniasis to consumers nationwide.

Founded in 2013 by CEO Ursula Hessenflow, myLAB Box provides an online program that allows users to test for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) at home.
myLAB Box test kits include:
– at-home STD test packages, fitted to individual lifestyles
– discreet packaging and free delivery
– five-minute tests that can be completed whenever and wherever
– lab-certified results
– access to professional STD counselors




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