Ezra, a New York-based healthcare AI company revolutionizing MRI imaging and early cancer detection, has secured $21 million, bringing their total funding to $41 million.
Co-led by Healthier Capital and FirstMark Capital, with participation from various investors including Allianz Life Ventures (the venture capital arm of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America), the Schwarzman family, former Chairman of England’s National Health Service (NHS) Lord David Prior, Gaingels, Republic, and Mana Ventures. Existing investors Credo Ventures, Seedcamp, LDV Capital, Accomplice, Founders Future, Vlad Tenev, Anne Wojcicki, and Esther Dyson also participated.
Founded in 2023, Healthier Capital is a venture capital investment firm based in San Francisco, California. The firm seeks to invest in companies operating in the healthcare sector.
FirstMark Capital is a venture capital firm based in New York, New York. Founded in 2008, the firm prefers to invest in companies operating in the field of technology, consumer, and enterprise sectors.
Amir Dan Rubin will also join Ezra’s Board of Directors.
Ezra Use of Funds
The company will use the investment to accelerate its expansion to 20 cities and 50 locations across North America in 2024 and advance the use of its AI technology by leading imaging centers and clinicians. This funding will support its mission to make cancer screening more affordable and accessible.
Founded in 2018 by Emi Gal, Ezra is a New York-based healthcare AI company utilizing medical imaging and artificial intelligence to provide individuals with an innovative full-body cancer screening service that is fast, accurate, and affordable. Ezra monitors for possible cancer and 500+ conditions in up to 13 organs, giving individuals the ability to detect potential cancer and other diseases at an earlier stage through preventative, proactive, and ongoing cancer screening via the company’s Full Body MRI scan. Ezra is on a mission to create a new standard of preventative care, providing people with the necessary knowledge to make decisions about their health.
Company: Ezra AI, Inc.
Funding Month: February 2024
Lead Investors: Healthier Capital and FirstMark Capital
Additional Investors: Allianz Life Ventures, the Schwarzman family, Lord David Prior, Gaingels, Republic, and Mana Ventures, Credo Ventures, Seedcamp, LDV Capital, Accomplice, Founders Future, Vlad Tenev, Anne Wojcicki, and Esther Dyson
Software Category: Healthcare AI