Palo Alto-based personal health assistant service Better has raised $5 million


Palo Alto-based personal health assistant service Betterhas  raised $5 million in seed funding from Social Capital Partnership and The Mayo Clinic.

Better delivers medical information to users via iOS app, connecting users with a personal health assistant if necessary to quickly answer questions or schedule medical appointments.

Founded last year by Geoff Clapp and Chamath Palihapitiya, Better is debuting today with a free basic service and access to a personal health assistant for around $50 per month.

By Jarrett Neil Ridlinghafer 
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