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Nurx: Reimagining Healthcare

I’ve written a bit about our portfolio company Nurx since we made the investment back in 2016. Nurx is a great example of how technology is helping to reshape how...

Video Of The Week: Nurx

Our portfolio company Nurx provides prescriptions via an app on your mobile phone. The initial offerings are birth control and HIV prevention medications, but they will add other prescriptions in...

Butter

I once asked a famous celebrity chef how he made his pasta taste so good. He answered “Butter. Lots of it.” When we land in Paris, jet lagged and cranky,...

A Doctor For Sensitive Issues

Our portfolio company Nurx started out offering birth control prescriptions on a mobile phone delivered to you in the mail. This has been a game changer for many women who...

Healthcare At USV

Over the last five years, we have stepped up our investing in and around healthcare. About 15-20% of the early stage companies we have invested in over our last two...

Audio Of The Week: Reimagining The Well Woman

One of the areas we have been investing a lot in at USV is women’s healthcare (Clue, Modern Fertility, Nurx). Another interesting company in women’s healthcare, that USV is not...

Business Model Innovation in Healthcare

Naomi posted some thoughts on changing business models in health care on the USV blog yesterday. The one that I am personally most excited about is what Naomi calls “change...

Rebecca Kaden

USV added a new partner today. Her name is Rebecca Kaden and she introduced herself to our world on the USV blog just now. Rebecca joins a team of fifteen...

Prescriptions On Your Phone

My partner Andy blogged this week about an investment we made earlier this year. It is called NuRx and its an entirely new way to get medications. Here’s the value...