San Mateo-Based Health Data Network Human API Announces $10 Million Funding Round

By Dan Anderson ● February 13, 2019

Human API, a San Mateo, California-based health data network has raised $10 million in a new round of funding. With this funding round, Human API will be accelerating product development and market expansion.

This round of funding included support from new investors Guardian Life Insurance Company and SCOR Life & Health Ventures. Returning backers BlueRun Ventures and SciFi VC also participated in this round.

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“We have bold plans for the next 24 months, and are thrilled to welcome our new investors,” said Human API founder and CEO Andrei Pop. “Over the past 12 months, we’ve significantly grown our clinical data network and launched our new enterprise data suite to streamline insurance underwriting and clinical research. This new investment will help us further expand our data infrastructure and machine learning capabilities, grow our market reach, and advance our mission to put consumers in control of their own health information.”

The data platform offered by Human API enables users to access, centralize, and share their health data from an expanding network of the nation’s leading electronic health record (EHR) vendors, pharmacies, labs, health apps, and wearable devices. With the Human API platform, enterprises are able to access rich clinical data (securely permissioned) to deliver a superior experience for their customers, members, and patients.

Human API is able to retrieve and analyze clinical data and wellness information on consumers from a network of over 20,000 unique integrations spanning more than 600,000 healthcare providers and 230 million consumers. The company is powering applications built by fast-growing startups and Fortune 500 companies in insurance, clinical research, pharmaceutical, and digital health.

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“Human API’s bold mission of organizing and exchanging real-time health data on every human being on the planet is exciting,” added SciFi VC Max Levchin. “The growth of the company over the past year has been excellent, and we are excited to support Andrei and the team’s ambitious plans going forward.”

Guardian Life Insurance Company EVP Chris Dyrhaug said that Guardian started working with Human API in 2018 and quickly realized the potential impact that its solution could have for the investment company’s underwriting process and engaging with customers as they improve their health and wellness. And SCOR Global Life’s Deputy CEO Brona Magee said that the partnership with Human API supports their efforts to accelerate the underwriting process through electronic health data and automated decision making.

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