Call9

  • Call9 Raises $10 Million Series A Led by Index Ventures

    Call9 Raises $10 Million Series A Led by Index Ventures

    Call9, a nine-month-old, Palo Alto, Ca.-based telemedicine startup that came together last spring as a Y Combinator company, has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Index Ventures, whose cofounder, Neil Rimer, is joining the company’s board. Other investors in the round include Ali Rowghani, who leads the Y Combinator Continuity Fund;  Joe Lonsdale, the VC and co-founder… Read More

  • The 50 Startups That Launched At Y Combinator Summer 2015 Demo Day 1

    The 50 Startups That Launched At Y Combinator Summer 2015 Demo Day 1

    Hardware took the spotlight at today’s Y Combinator Demo Day, reflecting a major shift of the accelerator beyond the cliche mobile app startup. Out of the 50 companies from the Summer 2015 batch that demoed on the record today, 20 featured hardware. What was formally the Demo Day lunchroom has become an expo hall for all manners of robots and gadgets. We explore this shift in our… Read More

  • Call9 Delivers On-Demand Doctors In Emergency Situations

    Call9 Delivers On-Demand Doctors In Emergency Situations

    Call9, a telemedicine startup in Y Combinator’s Spring 2015 cohort, is launching out of beta today to connect patients in emergency situations to doctors on demand. If a nursing home patient exhibits warning signs of a heart attack, a nurse calls 911 and waits with the patient for an ambulance to arrive. The average ambulance wait time is 15 minutes, according to Call9 co-founder… Read More