By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor
Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:
Breakthrough, a startup that connects therapists and mental health professionals with patients online, has raised $5 million in Series A funding. Investors include The Social+Capital Partnership, First Round Capital and Great Oaks Venture Capital. It launched in 2009 with the goal of making mental health care more accessible and affordable. The platform combines a searchable database of mental health professionals and telemedicine. The Redwood City-based company raised $900,000 in funding in 2012. See StartUp Beat’s Q&A last year with founder and CEO Mark Goldenson around its Seed round.
HQ: Redwood City, California
Founder: Mark Goldenson (CEO)
Year Founded: 2009
Investors: The Social+Capital Partnership, First Round Capital, Great Oaks Venture Capital
Innovation: Mental health care via telemedicine.
Funding: $5.9 million (Seed and Series A)
(Sources: Breakthrough, TechCrunch)
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BackOps, a Back Office as Service for Small Businesses, Lands $7 Million (via AllThingsD)
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