Accolade Acquires PlushCare, Boundless Got $25M, and More Seattle Tech News

April 26, 2021
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Tech companies in Seattle have made fresh innovations across everything from immigration to birth control. Learn what these startups have planned with new funding and more. This is the Built In Seattle weekly refresh.

Boundless pulled in $25MBy offering users a platform that helps them file their immigration paperwork online, Boundless is looking to ease the process for people moving into the United States. Having helped 70,000 families so far, Boundless is hoping to provide guidance and support to even more following its Series B round led by Foundry Group. The startup is currently hiring with the goal of reaching 400 employees over the next two years. [Built In Seattle]

Accolade to acquire PlushCareHaving entered a definitive deal to acquire virtual care provider PlushCare for $450 million, Accolade is furthering its mission of making healthcare more accessible to people. In addition to helping users navigate the ins and outs of healthcare, Accolade plans to leverage PlushCare’s tech to offer customers telehealth services with certified physicians. [Built In Seattle]

Seattle Tech Quote of the Week

 “The medical research gender gap and medical research race gap have had profound and devastating impacts on available diagnostics, treatment and care, and Adyn seeks to make scientific discovery more inclusive. In order to eliminate trial and error in birth control selection, access to your own biological data is essential.” —Dr. Elizabeth Ruzzo, founder of Adyn

Adyn raised $2.5MBy using its tech to measure a customer’s genetics and medical history against the synthetic hormones in various birth control options, adyn helps customers find the pregnancy preventative that is best suited for them. The capital from its latest fundraise will enable the startup to launch its Birth Control Optimization product. The seed round was co-led by Lux Capital and M13. [Built In Seattle]

Teal Communications got $9.1MBased in Bellevue, this startup focuses on helping IoT devices stay connected to the best mobile network no matter where in the world a user is. It developed its eSIM for this purpose, and with the cash from its Series A, it’s planning to expand its services and grow its product into new verticals. StageDotO Ventures led the round. [Built In Seattle]

RipeLocker secured $5MThe startup developed a container for perishables that includes remote controllability of the atmospheric conditions inside, slowing down the decay of its contents. As RipeLocker moves to its next step of commercializing its product, the Bainbridge Island-based startup closed on its Series B from angel investors. [Built In Seattle]

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