Constrafor’s $100M Raise, Curve Health’s New CFO, and More NYC Tech News

See which tech companies are raking in dough and who's utilizing their fresh funds to hire.
Written by Miranda Perez
June 6, 2022Updated: June 7, 2022
Photo: Constrafor
Photo: Constrafor

It was a busy week for NYC’s local health tech scene as startups in the sector raked in the bulk of last week’s tech funding headlines. Read on to see who’s raising funds and hiring. This is the Built In NYC Weekly Refresh. 

Constrafor’s $100M seed raise. SaaS construction procurement platform Constrafor raked in $100 million in its seed funding round led by CoVenture. The raise comes in the form of equity and debt financing and will be used to help Constrafor build out its end-to-end construction procurement platform and subcontractor invoice finance offering. [Constrafor]

Guild Education reached a $4.4B valuationWith a $175 million Series F round, Guild Education is now valued at $4.4 billion. The Series F round, which was led by Wellington Management with participation from Oprah Winfrey and others, comes one year after the company raised a $150 million round. Based in Colorado with a presence in NYC, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles, Guild Education partners with employees to offer education-based benefits and is currently hiring for 40 roles spanning its design, engineering, finance, product, marketing and recruiting teams. [Denver Business Journal]

Innerwell emerged from stealth. Backed by $3 million in pre-seed funding, Innerwell, a psychedelic teletherapy platform, emerged from stealth mode. The NYC-based startup offers ketamine-based therapy to patients struggling with mental health issues. Innerwell is recruiting 10 to 15 clinicians who will need to take highly advanced training to work with patients who are prescribed mind-altering medications. [Built In NYC]

Tech Quote of The Week

“Healthie truly came from wanting to solve a really big gap in the healthcare system in order to make healthcare more accessible. [In] 2016 digital health did not have nearly the footprint that it does now.” — Erica Jain, co-founder and CEO of Healthie

Healthie was highlighted in Built In NYC’s Future 5 series. Healthie helps companies offer digital health services and asynchronous engagement with patients. The pre-Series A startup serves customers in 25 countries and has processed $350 million in payments. To meet the growing demand of telehealth services, Healthie plans to continue to scale. It plans to double in size this year and hire for its engineering, product and customer success teams. [Built In NYC]

Culina Health raised $4.74M. Hoboken, New Jersey-based Culina Health, a personalized nutrition startup, raised $4.75 million in its seed funding round co-led by Healthworx, the investment and innovation arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Brooklyn Bridge Venture. Culina Health’s fresh funds will go toward investing in product development, technology and expansion. [PR Newswire]

Curve Health hired a new CFO. Amanda Pritchard joined Curve Health, a SaaS company that provides connected senior care for nursing facilities, as the startup’s new chief financial officer. Pritchard brings 20 years of experience from working in public and private companies in healthtech, fintech, manufacturing and accounting. [PR Newswire]

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