DATE: JUNE 29, 2023
Berry Health, a London, UK-based consumer health startup, raised $1.6M in Pre-Seed funding.
The round saw participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners and General Catalys. Angels in the round included Reddit COO Jen Wong, Thirty Madison co-founders Demetri Karagas and Steven Gutentag, New York tech lawyer and VC Ed and Betsy Zimmerman, and former US Surgeon General ’09 to ’13 Dr. Regina Benjamin.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.
Berry Health B is a consumer health startup that offers remote diagnosis and treatment for chronic medical conditions, starting out with mental health, sexual health and dermatology. Its mission is to improve lives by treating important but underserved and stigmatised conditions, while increasing patient agency.
The company was founded by Dr. Fredua Akosa, a British-Ghanaian medical doctor, public health expert and former VC, and the team includes: VP of Marketing Lusiana Castiglione (ex-WPP), VP Product Management Gaurav Kumar (ex-Instacart), Director of Design Daniel Harvey (ex-Babylon Health), and an expert clinical team.