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Kinsa gets $17M to develop new smart health tools

Kinsa gets $17M to develop new smart health tools

The financing will be used to develop additional smart products and services to further Kinsa's mission to better track and stop the spread of illness. The company has worked with hundreds of thousands of users to determine additional services that are helpful in the moments that matter. Features such as wellness tips, real-time fever guidance, medication reminders, connection to physicians, local health information and more are being launched.

Investment


Amount: $17M
Investors: GSR Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, FirstMark Capital

Quotes


"With this investment, Kinsa is excited to expand our services so we can take a big step forward in our mission to keep families and communities healthy. From the start, our vision has been to use connected health products to engage with people the moment they fall ill, helping them get better and stay well. We're thrilled that the success of our Smart Thermometers has allowed us to reach this inflection point."
Inder Singh, founder and CEO of Kinsa
"Kinsa sits at the intersection of healthcare, technology and the 'internet of things' movement. We see tremendous potential in Kinsa's vision to offer users additional health services through their products and are excited to lead this investment."
Richard Lim, Managing Director, GSR Ventures
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