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This medical kit increases your odds of quitting smoking

2 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

The company trying to solve erectile dysfunction with technology is doing the same to help folks quit smoking. Ro has launched the Zero Quit Kit that uses multiple strategies and end-to-end services to give smokers a better chance to kick their...
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Erectile pharmacy app Roman raises $88M to launch ‘quit smoking' kit

Erectile pharmacy app Roman raises $88M to launch ‘quit smoking' kit

2 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Roman is a rocketship, and I'm not talking about how it sells Viagra and Cialis. Less than a year after launching its cloud pharmacy for erectile dysfunction with $3 million in funding and a five-person team, Roman has grown to seventy team members and a revenue run-rate in the 10s of millions - up 720 percent since January. It's sparked over a million patient-physician visits, phone calls, and text conversations through its telemedicine portal for getting diagnoses and prescriptions.
And now Roman is ready to expand beyond men.
Today Roman unveiled its next product, Zero, a $129 ‘quit...
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Indigo raises $250M, launches marketplace to help farmers get paid for quality grain

Indigo raises $250M, launches marketplace to help farmers get paid for quality grain

2 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Indigo, the startup bringing algorithms and machine learning to the agricultural industry, has raised a $250 million Series E, bringing its total raised to $650 million.
The funding values the company at $3.5 billion, according to a source familiar with the deal. That's a steep increase from its previously reported value: $1.4 billion with a $156 million Series D last September. Existing investors Baillie Gifford, the Alaska Permanent Fund, the Investment Corporation of Dubai and Flagship Pioneering participated in the round. New investors, who Indigo declined to name, also...
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Scooter unicorn Bird is now in Brussels as it speeds up its international expansion

Scooter unicorn Bird is now in Brussels as it speeds up its international expansion

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

US electric scooter startup Bird has just launched in Brussels.
The company is quickly expanding across Europe in a bid to outgun well-funded rivals such as Lime, Uber, and Taxify.
Passengers can hire Bird's dockless electric scooters in cities by using an app, paying a small fee for hire and per minute of use.
There's a big electric scooter war in Europe happening right now.
Electric scooter startup Bird is rapidly expanding in Europe, launching in Brussels on Tuesday.
Bird is one of a plethora of startups that make electric scooters available to hire in cities for a small fee per...
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A startup that provides Viagra on-demand just raised $88 million and is now trying to get people to stop smoking

A startup that provides Viagra on-demand just raised $88 million and is now trying to get people to stop smoking

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The startup behind men's health company Roman now wants to help you quit smoking.
The new business, called Zero, provides nicotine gum, a prescription drug, and an app to track progress.
The company also raised an additional $88 million from investors including FirstMark Capital, SignalFire, General Catalyst and Alexis Ohanian's Initialized Capital.
It's part of a growing space of direct-to-consumer businesses that are changing patients' relationships with their healthcare.
A company which delivers Viagra to your door is now trying to treat one of the root causes of erectile...
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