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from http://venturebeat.com/ 1106 days ago


Doctor on Demand, a technology platform that enables “video visits” between doctors and patients, is finding some traction in 2014.

The San Francisco-based company announced today that it has raised $21 million in new funding. Venrock led the round, while Shasta Ventures and celebrity investor Sir Richard Branson also participated.

The company will use the new funds to expand its service, increase its employee count, and expand its network of 1,400 participating physicians. It will also add new bells and whistles to its core service.

Doctor on Demand raised a $3 million seed round in late 2013 from Venrock, Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, Lerer Ventures, Shasta Ventures, and Athena Health chief executive Jonathan Bush. It’s funding total is now $24 million.

Using Doctor on Demand’s video consult service, physicians can treat basic illnesses like colds, coughs, allergies, infections, sports injuries, and pediatric illnesses.

Each video visit costs ...

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