TeleVet, an Austin, Texas-based creator of a mobile telemedicine application virtually connecting veterinary clinics to pet owners, closed a $5M Series A round of funding.
The round was led by Mercury Fund, with participation from Dundee Venture Capital, Atento Capital, GAN and Urban Capital Network.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate the growth of its platform and team, continue to enhance the customer experience and promote the wellbeing of veterinarians.
Founded in 2015 by CEO Steven Carter, TeleVet provides a veterinary telemedicine platform built to enhance the relationship between veterinary practices, pet guardians and pets. The app allows two-way communication between clients and veterinary staff, enabling telemedicine, appointment scheduling, digital prescriptions and much more. With a nationwide community of 6,500 veterinarians, the platform integrates with IM, video and phone.