San Francisco-based startup Miri has announced the closing of an oversubscribed pre-seed funding round, securing $1.2M. This financial milestone, led by Sassafras Investments, will help accelerate the development and public launch of Miri’s AI health and wellness platform.
Founded in 2022 in the San Francisco Bay Area, Miri uses advanced Generative AI technology to provide users with 24/7 access to some of the nation’s top health and wellness experts. Unlike many existing wellness apps that focus on specific facets of health, such as diet or mental well-being, Miri takes a more comprehensive approach. The platform aims to guide users on a path to overall well-being, arming them with the tools they need to protect against potential chronic illnesses in the future.
Amy Kelly, Co-Founder and CEO of Miri, commented: “500 Global, OnDeck, & Sassafras’ dedication to creating a more healthy, safe, conscious & equitable world is not only apparent in the companies they invest in, but in the diversity of the founding teams they back. We are thrilled to be in partnership with funds creating the change they want to see in health and wellness, for all.”
Spencer Stewart, Sassafras Ventures CEO, added: “Sometimes we find ourselves searching the internet for information about health concerns, and having an AI that will remember who we are and converse with empathy, will revolutionize this industry. The strong personal connections we’ve formed with Miri’s founders only reinforce our belief that this is a universally beneficial use of AI technology, set to provide high-quality health guidance to users.”