Digital doctor startup Zava has raised $32m in series A funding led by HPE Growth as it kickstarts an expansion plan.
The London-based platform, which operates in the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, will use the funding to grow its business in existing markets and globally. Read more: Startups break records with £4.8bn VC funding this year
Zava allows patients to consult with doctors online and order prescriptions to their home or a local pharmacy.
David Meinertz, Zava co-founder and chief executive, said: “In a world of an ageing population and rising costs, healthcare systems are at a breaking point.
“Barriers are put in peoples way and stop them getting the support they need.
“Zava exists to break down these barriers – costs, access and information. Enabling people to do more of what matters to them.
“Were pleased that our new partners at HPE Growth share that great ambition. Zavas mission is to build healthcare that is accessible, dependable and a fraction of todays cost.”
Interactions between doctors and patients are based on clinical questionnaires designed to save both parties time, Zava said. Read more: UK named world fintech hub
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