Digital habit remedy startup Boulder Care introduced Friday it had obtained $36 million in Sequence B funding.
The spherical included participation by Qiming Enterprise Companions, Goodwater Capital and Laerdal Million Lives Fund in addition to returning buyers First Spherical Capital, Greycroft, Tusk Enterprise Companions and Gaingels.
Boulder mentioned the Sequence B brings its whole elevate to greater than $50 million. It scooped up $10.5 million in Sequence A financing in 2020.
WHAT IT DOES
Boulder gives digital remedy for opioid use dysfunction and alcohol use dysfunction, together with medication-assisted remedy like Suboxone. The startup’s clinicians may also help sufferers with different medical points, like prescribing contraception or antidepressants. Suppliers may also refer sufferers to exterior care when needed and be part of appointments with different clinicians just about to coordinate care.
Moreover, Boulder can join sufferers with peer specialists who’ve additionally skilled habit restoration and assist them discover social providers like employment help and housing help.
WHAT IT’S FOR
The startup will use the funds to triple the dimensions of its medical group, increase into new markets and deal with extra sufferers underneath value-based care preparations. Boulder mentioned most sufferers do not pay out-of-pocket for its providers, and it generates income largely by means of Medicaid managed care.
“Linking arms with insurers has helped Boulder make care inexpensive for low-income Individuals who’re preventing laborious to get better. With investor help, we’ll deepen dozens of useful well being plan and employer relationships everywhere in the nation,” CEO Stephanie Robust mentioned in a press release.
There are a selection of digital substance use dysfunction startups in the marketplace because the U.S. continues to grapple with rising drug overdose deaths. The CDC estimates greater than 107,000 folks died of drug overdoses final 12 months, and greater than 80,000 deaths concerned opioids.
Earlier this week, Bicycle Well being, which focuses on opioid use dysfunction remedy, introduced a $50 million Sequence B. In the meantime Ophelia additionally raised $50 million late final 12 months.
Digital habit care startup Workit Well being introduced a $118 million Sequence C spherical in October final 12 months, whereas Stop Genius, which incorporates help for tobacco, alcohol and opioid addictions, raised $64 million final summer time.