Autoimmune

WellTheory Launches with $7.2M in Seed Funding and a Mission to Reverse the Autoimmune Epidemic

WellTheory is a virtual care platform working to reverse the autoimmune epidemic and give voice to the 50M+ Americans who struggle, often quietly, with “invisible illnesses” — conditions that are under-served and under-recognized by traditional medicine and (perhaps uncoincidentally…) disproportionately impact women and minorities. WellTheory provides this massively underserved population with personalized, evidence-based care they need to reclaim their health. Its root-cause approach…

Mymee Acquires Breakthrough Health, the Company Behind Leading Multiple Sclerosis App Emilyn

Autoimmune disease happens when the body’s natural defense system can’t tell the difference between own cells and foreign cells, causing the body to mistakenly attack normal cells. One of the most common autoimmune diseases is multiple sclerosis (in short MS), a potentially disabling disease of the central nervous system. In MS, the immune system attacks the protective sheath that covers nerve fibers and causes…

UK-based Hashiona raises a €450K Pre-Seed Round for its App-Based Virtual Clinic for Hashimoto Patients

London-based Hashimoto startup Hashiona has announced the close of a €450K pre-seed round. The company was founded in early 2020 and initially launched in January 2021. Hashiona has since acquired hundreds of beta-users, who use the app to track symptoms and connect with providers via telehealth. Draper University, KAYA, DFRI, Calm/Storm, as well as angel investors participated in the round. Hashimoto is an autoimmune disease…