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Juno raises millions to provide family-first healthcare from Inglewood to Harlem

Juno raises millions to provide family-first healthcare from Inglewood to Harlem

Even after billions of venture capital raised and invested into the digital health space, it’s still difficult to access quality healthcare. And while that may raise questions on if a scrappy startup has a fighting chance at fixing things, to entrepreneur Akili Hinson, it just means that Juno needs to be even smarter about the neighborhoods it targets. Hinson, Juno’s founder and CEO and a physician by trade, is building a healthcare model that offers in-person care in diverse neighborhoods across the country. The startup’s modern take on a health care visit means that it competes with heavyweights such as One Medical and CityBlock Health. But that hasn’t stopped investors from recently leading a $12 million Series A in the startup, a round co-led by Serena Ventures and NEXT ventures. The proof might be in the focus. Hinson explained that CityBlock Health focuses exclusively on patients who are eligible for Medicaid and Medicare, who tend to be some of the sickest patiences in the healthcare system; while One Medical, on the other end of the …