Fruit Street Health Raises $17M in Funding

Fruit Street Health

Fruit Street Health, a NYC-based diabetes prevention program (DPP) offered through live group video conferencing with Registered Dietitians (RDs), raised a total of $17m.

More than 300 physicians across the country participated in the round, which brought the company’s valuation to $55m.

This investment will allow the company to continue to expand its reach.

Founded in 2014 as a public benefit corporation and led by Laurence Girard, founder and CEO, Fruit Street Health is a physician-funded telehealth startup that offers an online diabetes prevention program (DPP) fully-recognized by the CDC, that is delivered via HIPPA-compliant live group video. The weight loss plan includes personalized attention and unlimited messaging with Registered Dietitians (RDs), a free wireless scale and Fitbit Activity Trackerâ„¢ to track progress.



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