The Series B comes just over one year after the company raised a
"Noom's mobile technology makes effective behavior change programs widely accessible, affordable and approachable to a broad range of patients," said
"We've had a tremendous response from the healthcare industry already this year," said Saeju Jeong, CEO of Noom. "This round of funding will enable us to rapidly expand upon the work we have already begun in diabetes prevention to include helping cancer and congestive heart failure patients."
In the last year, Noom has seen significant momentum in the healthcare field. The company tested and refined its coaching platform for healthcare providers as part of a beta program with
The company plans to build upon this work in several key areas including partnering its human- and artificial intelligence-coaching with pharmaceuticals.
"Population health is more than adhering to doctor visits and medications, it must take a whole person orientation that incorporates successful behavior change," said
Healthcare providers who use Noom's coaching platform have access to a customizable dashboard and messaging system allowing them to monitor and communicate directly with their program participants. Participants download
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