Health Technology Platform Company Proximie Secures $38 Million

By Noah Long ● May 3, 2021
  • Proximie — a health technology platform company focused on digitizing operating and diagnostic rooms — announced the completion of its $38 million Series B equity financing. These are the details.

Proximie — a health technology platform company focused on digitizing operating and diagnostic rooms — announced the completion of its $38 million Series B equity financing. And the round was led by F-Prime Capital with participation from new investors Questa Capital, Eight Roads, Maverick Ventures, and the support of existing investors Global Ventures, BECO Capital and Cedar Mundi Ventures.

Proximie’s mission is to save lives by sharing the world’s best clinical practices. And the platform combines human expertise with the power of augmented reality (AR), machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), and advanced telecommunications.

With the proceeds, Proximie is going to accelerate its expansion in the U.S. and European markets. And significant investment will be directed toward commercial efforts, including new technology implementations in addition to research and development.

The company was founded by Dr. Nadine Hachach-Haram FRCS (Plastics) – (B.E.M., British Empire Medal) in 2016. And Proximie is building a network of operating rooms, where every interaction is captured, digitized, catalogued, and analyzed. By digitizing surgery, Proximie can accelerate the adoption of best practices and help to create better patient outcomes. The company enjoyed rapid growth over the past year, having conducted over 10,000 surgical interactions in 300 hospitals in over 40 countries.

KEY QUOTES:

“We are delighted to be working with this distinguished group of new investors and are thrilled by the continued support from our existing shareholders. This investment will fuel our growth and gives our platform the opportunity to revolutionize an important area of unmet need in the healthcare sector. We aim to have a profound impact on surgeons and the patients they treat through connected surgical care, making care more efficient, effective, affordable, and accessible. Over the last twelve months, Proximie has grown exponentially, especially in the U.S., and we are enormously excited to continue our development so we can democratise access to the best possible healthcare worldwide.”

— Dr. Nadine Hachach-Haram, CEO and Founder of Proximie

“Proximie is poised to become a clear global leader in digitizing surgery, with the platform’s value increasing as each new user and operating room joins the network. Nadine’s vision, informed by her ongoing work as a surgeon, has attracted and guided a stellar team with the potential to create one of the most connected, efficient, and impactful digital surgery networks in the world.”

— Jon Lim, Partner at F-Prime Capital

“Proximie is generating outstanding commercial momentum and their platform offers a compelling value proposition to numerous key stakeholders including surgeons, patients, hospitals and medical device manufacturers. We are pleased to join forces with Nadine and her outstanding team at Proximie to support their rapid expansion.”

— Ryan Drant, Founder and Managing Partner at Questa Capital

“We’re excited to support Proximie as the company continues to grow, especially in the U.S. market. Nadine and the Proximie team’s work to digitise surgery is revolutionary and has already shown tremendous progress in advancing patient outcomes. Proximie’s blend of human expertise and cutting-edge technology is driving positive change in the way operating rooms work.”

— Ambar Bhattacharyya, Managing Director at Maverick Ventures

“To have secured investment from the likes of F-Prime, Questa, Eight Roads and Maverick, along with the support of existing shareholders, is a huge achievement for the team at Proximie. The future of healthcare will be shaped by innovative technology and Proximie is at the forefront of this movement. Not only does this investment validate Nadine’s forsight, vision and operational execution, it also reflects the market opportunity for Proximie’s innovative platform to revolutionise global healthcare.”

— Scott Huennekens, advisor to Nadine and the Board of Directors