This morning at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2012, Chris Dixon, co-founder and partner at Founder’s Collective (and co-founder of SiteAdvisor and Hunch, acquired by McAfee and eBay, respectively), sat down with ZocDoc CEO Cyrus Massoumi to talk about ZocDoc’s road to success. The company, for those unfamiliar, is a professional booking platform for doctors. Users go online to search, find and book a… → Read More
You need a doctor and you need a doctor who takes your insurance. Instead of having to fumble through antiquated lists complied by your provider, ZocDoc seeks to expedite the process of locating care by displaying physicians in your area who are available for immediate and long-term appointments.
In 2007 Cyrus Massoumi ruptured his eardrum on a flight to New York and turned his distasteful experience of trying to track down a physician into ZocDoc – a service that enables customers to quickly book appointments with doctors and dentists online. In a relatively short time, his streamlined offering has attracted considerable interest from both consumers and investors. Supported by doctors… → Read More
ZocDoc, an insanely easy service for booking same day doctor appointments, has launched service Los Angeles with more than 100,000 appointments ready to be booked. This should be welcome news: ZocDoc says the average wait time for an appointment in LA is 24 days. The easier appointments are to book, the less the burden on emerging rooms and urgent care centers.
This is ZocDoc’s sixth location… → Read More
I’ve always thought ZocDoc is a great idea in theory, but somehow until today I had never actually tried to use it. There is something about a lifetime of calling for doctor’s appointments, waiting on hold, being told I can’t come in for a week even though I have a fever now, and searching through a health insurance booklet to find another doctor that has convinced me on some deep, visceral level… → Read More
ZocDoc, a medical appointment scheduling startup that launched at TechCrunch 40, has raised $15 million in Series B funding led by Founders Fund with existing investor Khosla Ventures participating in the round. This brings the startup’s total funding to nearly $20 million. Marc Benioff and Jeff Bezos have previously invested in ZocDoc.
ZocDoc automates a task that can be incredibly frustrating… → Read More
Zocdoc, the health appointment scheduling startup that launched at TechCrunch 40, has announced that Marc Benioff and Jeff Bezos – two of Silicon Valley’s most prominent figures – have joined the $3 million Series A funding round it raised last month that was led by Khosla Ventures.
ZocDoc allows users to book their doctor appointments online, even for same-day appointments. The site is… → Read More
Session six as follows, including our live notes. Spottt (Adbrite) Spottt helps like-minded sites promote each other for free. Just put a Spottt on your site, blog, or MySpace profile. Every time you show someone else’s ad, they’ll show yours. Spottt was created by AdBrite, with the assistance of Tony Hsieh, co-founder of LinkExchange. Simple model, 1:1 exchange model. Same as original… → Read More