It intends to use the money to advance its technology, differentiate product verticals and grow its sales, technology and product teams.
The startup offers an integration platform for healthcare organizations, as well as various other solutions. Its tool can connect disparate platforms like EMRs, practice management systems and customer relationship management systems to streamline data flow.
“Interoperability is within reach when we rethink health IT integrations from a ‘workflows’ problem-and-solution standpoint,” Bridge Connector founder and CEO David Wenger said in a statement. “This results in a quicker time to value that the market is demanding. We partner with the largest healthcare organizations in the world, and we are just getting started.”
The company works with hospitals and health systems, as well as organizations working in the ambulatory care, behavioral health and skilled nursing and long-term care spaces. It says its solutions are accessible to organizations of any size.
As far as additional funding, Bridge Connector plans on closing a Series B round in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Last year, it secured a seed investment of $4.5 million led by Axioma Ventures and backed by former Publix Super Markets CEO Howard Jenkins. Other investors include Axioma Ventures co-founding partner Alex Jenkins; Baldwin Beach Capital CFO Hannibal Baldwin; and gastroenterologist Dr. Jeffrey Wenger.
In 2018, it also pulled in a $5.5 million round that was led by Axioma Ventures as well.
“Bridge Connector is growing at a fast pace because of their unique and specialized solutions to our partners’ needs,” Howard Jenkins, founding partner of Axioma Ventures and former president and CEO of Publix, said in a statement. “Bridge has exceeded all expectations in quality and in growth, and we fully support the great work that is taking place.”
The startup was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. It also has offices in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; Knoxville, Tennessee; and San Francisco.
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