MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Marani Health, a digital prenatal and postpartum care solutions innovator, today announced the completion of a $7.6 million seed funding round, including new strategic investor OneAlphaNorth Capital, and the addition of OneAlphaNorth Managing Director Brady Lipp to Marani’s board of directors. One Alpha North joins existing investors SWL Healthcare Ventures and TFX Capital as investors in this round.
The funding will support the development and launch of Marani’s digital prenatal and postpartum care platform, which leverages artificial intelligence (AI)-driven insights for personalized, informed, and cost-effective prenatal and postpartum care. The platform combines the recently launched M•other consumer mobile app and a clinical care web portal, providing two-way communication and data sharing between a pregnant mother and her care team. The M•other app also provides valuable educational resources, including access to the full Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy book and pregnancy tracking tools.
“Marani is committed to transforming the pregnancy care model by dramatically improving access, convenience, outcomes, and costs through our comprehensive digital prenatal and postpartum care portfolio,” said Ann Holder, Marani founder and CEO. “This latest funding round and the board of directors addition position Marani to accelerate the development and launch of our platform for the benefit of patients, clinicians, payers, and investors.
The appointment of Brady Lipp further expands the Company’s depth of veteran business growth strategists represented on the board of directors. Brady brings more than 25 years of investment expertise, focused on markets with rapid growth potential and disruptive business models and technologies.