Maximus Well being Inc., a Santa Monica client telemedicine firm, has raised $10 million in its Collection A funding spherical.
The corporate stated the cash will probably be used to broaden entry, develop model consciousness, and put money into product growth.
The spherical was led by Keith Rabois of the San Francisco-based Founders Fund. Among the many particular person angel traders have been Brian Lee, co-founder of LegalZoom.com, Shoe Dazzle and The Trustworthy Co., all of Los Angeles.
The corporate had beforehand raised $5 million in a seed funding spherical led in Might of final yr by 10X Capital and 9 different traders.
Maximus offers at-home lab testing and doctor-prescribed protocols to optimize males’s well being and hormone perform. The corporate serves 1000’s of members. Dr. Cam Sepah, chief govt of Maximus, stated he was excited to welcome the traders to the corporate saying in an announcement that they “allowed us to innovate and develop quicker than any telemedicine firm on this area.”
Earlier than Maximus got here alongside, males’s well being startups bought ineffective dietary supplements that didn’t work or unsafe medicines that worsened infertility or sexual dysfunction, Sepah claimed.
“Our advisory board of the highest medical college professors and medical doctors helped us develop cutting-edge scientific protocols, with confirmed security and efficacy to boost efficiency,” he stated in an announcement. “We’ve helped 1000’s of males develop into one of the best variations of themselves, together with the peace of thoughts that our protocols profit their general well being and well-being.”
By means of its proprietary King protocol, Maximus clients can use prescription treatment and well being teaching to optimize testosterone ranges. That is finished with capsules which are straightforward to prescribe and take, testosterone alternative remedy, injectables or managed substances. At-home lab checks are a part of this system, which prices $199 a month for the physician’s go to, teaching and drugs.
The corporate’s latest product is the Lover protocol, which makes use of a mix of prescription medicines that enhances blood move and libido to enhance each sexual efficiency and pleasure. The Lover protocol prices $149 a month and consists of physician consultations, treatment and training. The memberships don’t require a contract.
Different traders within the spherical included 10X Capital; Unshackled Ventures, in Palo Alto; 8VC, OneVC and Shrug Capital, all in San Francisco; Electrical Ant, in Los Angeles; What If Ventures, in Frisco, Texas; Correlation Ventures, in San Diego; Chamaeleon VC, in San Mateo; and Gaingels, in Vermont.