Y Combinator-Backed PicnicHealth Nabs $2 Million In Seed To Build Out A Virtual Healthcare Records Platform

TechCrunch

PicnicHealth launched out of Y Combinator last summer with a service that promised to help chronically ill patients gather all their records from all their doctors and put them in one easy-to-access online profile. The startup has now raised $2 million in seed funding to build that service out and hire more team members.

The funding comes from a slew of VC firms and angel investors, including Social+Captial, Great Oaks, Slow Ventures, YC partner Paul Buchheit, Scott Marlette, Sam Lessin, Joe Greenstein, Rashmi Sinha, Jameson Shu, Kenny Van Zant, Rishi Kacker, Ramji Srinivasan, Eric Evans and Standford’s StartX Fund.

The seed investment and roster of individuals is a testament to the wide-open market in health IT. While there are similar health IT companies dealing with patient information such as TrueVault and Aptible, the focus has been on…

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