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 Tracker™ to track progress.