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Prescription Delivery:

  • NimbleRx: $28M raised. YC, Sequoia, Khosla.
  • NowRx: $2M raised
  • Alto: $23M raised.
  • Pillpack: $117M raised. Bought by Amazon for ~$1B in mid-2018.
  • TinyRx: $5M
  • Blink Health: $165M raised.
  • NuRx: Contraceptives delivery service. $41M. KPCB backed, YC-alum. SF based.
  • Keeps: Hair loss meds delivery service. $22.8M. NY-based.
  • Hims: Mens health meds delivery service. $197M. Unicorn. Series C stage.
  • Ro: Men, Women health meds delivery service. $176M. General Catalyst.
  • True Pill: Brilliant play to enable any meds delivery service. $13.4M. YC Alum. Series A. San Mateo based.
  • Lemonaid: Straight-up online pharmacy and rx creation+delivery. SF based. $20.7M. Novartis invested.


  • Manage My Pills: A countertop appliance from Philips that reminds someone to take pills and delivers the correct dosage like a vending machine.
  • Medminder: Since 2012. Raised >$2M. Monthly rental model. GSM connection.
  • AdhereTech: Smart pill bottles
  • Glowcaps: Smart pill bottle lids. Acquired by NantHealth.
  • Proteus Biomed: Wearable and ingestible sensors that gather information about medication-taking, activity and rest patterns. Heavily venture funded.
  • Kali Care: Smart bottle for eye drops. Part of Lab360 incubator.
  • Abiogenix: Early-stage startup with a smart pill box called uBox.
  • PillGuard: Locking pill box that dispenses single doses at the programmed time.
  • DailyMed: Packaging service from Walgreens.
  • MedStart Connect: Interesting service that enables physician practices to give out 30-day samples of common meds. Then they followup with those patients and convert them to home-delivery subscribers. The reason it's in Hardware category is that the company actually wheels in a Dispensing Cabinet (probably from Pyxis) to the practice location. It probably helps them manage and track inventory of the samples.
  • Pillsy: App, and connected pillbottle cap. Part of's first digital health batch of 2016.
  • Round Health: Smart bottle, app combo. Part of HVF Labs (Levchin).
  • Medamigo: Pill bottle cap, smart card, etc.
  • Pillo: Alexa-ish take on pill dispensing.
  • Propeller Health: Asthma-focused med adherence and care management. Sensors on inhaler. Raised $49M. Wisconsin-based, founded 2007.
  • Catalia Health: Home hub and tablet for patient-reported outcomes and medication self-help. $2.5M. Khosla.
  • Vaica:


  • Allazo Health: Analytics for medication non-adherence for health insurers and Pharmacy Benefit Management companies (PBMs). Uses existing member data to anticipate medication non-adherence and predict intervention strategy.
  • PictureRx: Pictorial, simple instructions and reminders for patients to take medicines correctly. Founded by an MD at Vanderbilt.
  • Meds Management: Med Therapy Management company with serious pedigree
  • NLM's Pillbox: Guided identification of unknown solid-dosage medications based on physical characteristics and high-resolution images. Have API, Data download and images (soon) available. Open source, based on data derived from drug labels submitted to FDA by drug manufacturers and NLM's RxNorm.
  • HealthFinch: Optimizes Rx renewal requests. Only works with Allscripts Enterprise currently.
  • Sirum: online community connecting safety-net clinics with donated unused drugs from suppliers, pharmacies, and health facilities
  • Intelecare: White-labeled personal notification and communication management system for businesses like employers, insurers, pharmacies etc.
  • HealthPrize: Web and mobile med adherence platform that combines financial incentives, education, and reminders.
  • DoubleCheckMD: Patient-oriented tool for checking interactions and side-effects in prescriptions
  • CouponDoc: Indexes coupons for meds to help reduce the cost of co-pays
  • WeRx: Allows users to compare and report prescription drug prices between local pharmacies. Mobile app too.
  • ZappRx: Very early stage startup focusing on ePrescribing platform for physicians, and a Rx management app for patients.
  • Iodine: Stealth mode. Consumer-focused medication information and analytics.
  • MedAware: Reducing incorrect prescriptions based on machine learning. Israeli. $2.3M raised. GE Ventures.
  • MemoText: Personalized, interactive patient adherence messaging using self-learning algorithm.
  • Adheris: Explicitly adherence focused analytics, program management and services. Owned by InventivHealth, a consulting company.
  • Mirixa: MTM network provider
  • Outcomes MTM: MTM Network provider, plus have proprietary software
  • Dovetail Health: Medication mgmt solutions - consult, design programs, implement, report on them.
  • PharmaSecure:Preventing counterfeit drugs and enabling brand protection for pharma. Been around since around 2011, when they got some publicity from getting investment from Eric Schmidt's venture fund.
  • Sproxil:Like PharmaSEcure, focusd on anti-counterfeiting using mobile technology
  • LDM Group: Behavior based prescription management programs
  • OptimizeRx: Co-pay card vendor for EMRs. Some overlap with LDM group
  • RxRevu: Provide medication savings research as an API for embedding inside portals or mobile applications
  • PipeLineRx: Clinical TelePharmacy company. Has distributed pharmacist network, EHR connections.
  • ActualMeds: Formerly AdhereTx. NIH grant funded from Univ. of Connecticut. A web-based tool to manage complex medication regimens. Risk Assessment and Medication Therapy Management, Reconciliation service value proposition. Includes guided interview called KnowMyMeds.
  • DrFirst: Standalone eprescibing solution mostly. Used by a lot of smaller/nicher EHR players.Have other peripheral offerings like secure communication.
  • RxDataPoint: Creating a database of pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement data
  • TelePharm: Telepharmacy company like PipelineRx. Relatively new, raised $2.5M in Aug 2014.
  • RealEndpoints: Analytics for pharma reimbursement
  • RxAnte: Med Adherence related analytics. Raised ~$4M in 2012, sold to a lab testing company in end 2013. Analytics platform that targets, manages, and evaluates medication quality programs run by Care Delivery Organizations, Payers.
  • RxWiki: Offers a medication encyclopedia written by pharmacists, tools to help communicate with consumers, design adherence programs. $5.75M raised in Oct 2016. In Feb 2017, merged with an IVR/Telecom tech company (TeleManager) to form Digital Pharmacist.
  • Hoy Health: Seed-stage. Discount coupons, delivery.
  • RxPredict: Analytics to predict med adherence issues, related apps and dashboard
  • Spring: $1.5M raised to create ML-based decision support tech for psychiatrists to choose the right anti-depressant for patients
  • Penguin Pay: Financing for prescription payments. Unknown funding.
  • ZipDrug: Prescription discount and delivery specifically for Medicare members. $13M+ raised.


  • GoodRx: Med price transparency platform for consumers, businesses, doctors
  • ID My Pill: Identify medications by taking a picture of them from your smartphone.
  • MedSnap: Proprietary pill-recognition technology
  • MedWatcher: Tracks the side effects of drugs, vaccines, and medical devices through user reports and social media
  • OATBook: Oral Anti-coagulant Therapy management - record INR, get reminders, track appointments.
  • AI Cure: Smartphone camera based vision technology that confirms facial identity, dosage, time and correct ingestion.
  • RxNetwork: Custom apps for reminders, med management and rewards platform. Early-stage.
  • SimplifiMed: Patient takes photos of meds, they aggregate and create a med-list. ACO angle in marketing.
  • Pear Therapeutics: Interesting approach. Using barcode on packaging to sell med-related software. Since 2013. $20M raised.

Near-Commodity Reminder, Med list management offerings (app/web):