Salvo Well being secures $5M for digital gastrointestinal care

Digital gastrointestinal care startup Salvo Well being introduced it closed a $5 million Seed Prime spherical led by Metropolis Mild Capital and Human Ventures led the spherical.

The corporate’s current traders additionally participated within the spherical, together with Torch Capital, Threshold Ventures and Felicis Ventures. Angel traders Anmol Madan, founding father of Ginger Well being and Teladoc’s former chief knowledge scientist additionally contributed. 

Emily Melton of Threshold, Rachel Parlier of Metropolis Mild, and Salvo’s founder and CEO Jeffrey Glueck will be a part of Salvo’s board of administrators.


The New York-based firm presents a digital clinic geared towards individuals with power gastrointestinal and metabolic liver points, together with celiac illness, fatty liver illness,  irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastroesophageal reflux illness (GERD), small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and dyspepsia.

The corporate says it presents “wraparound care” in a hybrid strategy, permitting sufferers to proceed below their native doctor and entry Salvo’s app-based help. 

Via Salvo, customers are matched with a care group made up of registered dietitians, behavioral well being specialists and licensed nurses, and might obtain insurance-covered interdisciplinary care. 

The corporate will use the funds to scale its wraparound GI providers to suppliers, together with accountable care organizations, gastroenterology personal practices and well being methods. 

“I’m delighted to steer this funding in Salvo Well being and their modern wraparound look after GI and metabolic power situations,” Parlier of Metropolis Mild Capital stated in an announcement. “As an early-stage affect investor, we search for firms with the potential to not simply rework industries, but in addition to enhance lives. Salvo is enabling GI practices and well being methods to fill within the gaps for underserved affected person populations, particularly for high-touch follow-on care between appointments and post-procedures.” 


Salvo launched in 2022 with $10.5 million in funding to scale its digital clinic for power GI situations. 

Different firms within the digital digestive care house embody Vivante Well being, which secured $31 million in funding in September, and Oshi Well being, which garnered $30 million in Sequence B funding in April.

“Streamlining AI-Enabled Digital Well being Applied sciences From Analysis to Implementation” is scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, 1:30-2:30 p.m. ET, in W304A at HIMSS24 in Orlando. Study extra and register.

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