SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HelloMD - one of the nation's largest communities of medical cannabis patients – announced today that it had received an investment of $200,000 from SeedInvest's 'Selections Fund'. The money will count towards the amount HelloMD is targeting to raise from the crowdfunding platform, as well as from accredited investors in its funding round.
HelloMD launched its crowdfunding offering on the SeedInvest platform last month and has already received over $900,000 from over 600 investors
"We like what HelloMD has accomplished thus far and feel it's well positioned to capitalize as an early leader in a rapidly growing market," stated Ryan Feit, SeedInvest CEO and Co-Founder. "Our Selections Fund invests alongside individual angel investors in some of the most promising companies on our platform," he continued.
Since launching service in California two years ago, HelloMD has developed a rapid following among medical marijuana patients seeking to remedy things like anxiety, stress and chronic pain to more serious medical issues like cancer and epilepsy. The site connects patients, doctors, retailers and brands in an online community where advice on product selection, health & wellness and anything related to medical cannabis can be discovered.
"We are on a mission to create the largest medical cannabis community and the first national retailer of cannabis products," stated Mark Hadfield, HelloMD's CEO. "We are thrilled that SeedInvest recognizes the value HelloMD brings to patients everywhere, and has decided to demonstrate that with a sizable investment of their own," he continued.
HelloMD's rapid growth has been fueled by its extensive library of proprietary patient generated medical information (question & answers about medical cannabis) as well as articles, videos and other unique content. Additionally, over 400 business partners (retailers and cannabis brands) have partnered with the site to make information available to customers seeking information on their use of cannabis. The company plans to use the proceeds of the equity round to expand it service offerings across all 30 cannabis legal states, as well as internationally.
HelloMD is the leading digital healthcare platform for medical cannabis patients. The service allows for easy, convenient online video access to physicians for medical cannabis consultations, recommendations to qualifying patients, product advice and more. For more information about HelloMD, visit www.hellomd.com
SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to pre-vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest has funded over 160 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 160,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 13,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has only accepted 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. For more information about SeedInvest, visit www.seedinvest.com
Disclaimer: HelloMD is offering securities under both Regulation D and Regulation CF through SI Securities, LLC ("SI Securities"). HelloMD has filed a Form C with the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with its offering, a copy of which may be obtained at https://www.seedinvest.com/hellomd/series.a. SI Securities is an affiliate of SeedInvest Technology, LLC and SI Selections Fund I, L.P., and a registered broker-dealer, and member FINRA/SIPC. SI Securities will receive cash compensation equal to 7.50% of the value of the securities sold and equity compensation equal to 5.00% of the number of securities sold.
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