First Stop Health Raises $6.5M in Equity Financing

fshealthFirst Stop Health, a Chicago, IL-based provider of virtual healthcare services for the employer marketplace, raised $6.5m in equity funding.

The round was led by Joe Mansueto, Founder and Chairman of Morningstar, and Rich Gallun, Co-founder and former CEO of benefits platform provider bswift.

The company, which has raised a total of $14.2m since its founding in 2011, intends to use the funds to enhance its market position.

Co-founded by Patrick Spain, CEO, and Dr. Mark Friedman, Chief Medical Officer, First Stop Health provides virtual healthcare services for the employer marketplace, including telemedicine and care navigation to members via phone, online video consultation, and iPhone and Android apps. With access to U.S.-based doctors and care navigation consultants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, members receive medical advice, diagnosis and treatment, typically at no cost to them.



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