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Nurx is a provider of a birth control medication prescription and delivery platform intended to provide women with more control of their health. The platform enables users to request medications and get delivery without the need to visit a doctor, providing women with timely access to birth control.

HQSan Francisco, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)175(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Nurx

Hans Gangeskar

Hans Gangeskar

Varsha Rao

Varsha Rao

Chief Executive Officer, Board Member
Edvard Engesæth

Edvard Engesæth

Dave Fong

Dave Fong

Vice President of Pharmacy
Lina Brenner

Lina Brenner

General Counsel
Shaun Young

Shaun Young

SVP of Operations
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Nurx Office Locations

Nurx has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
1125 Mission St 2nd floor, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US
548 Market St #99737, San Francisco
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Nurx Financials and Metrics

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Nurx total Funding

$115.9 m

Nurx latest funding size

$22.50 m

Time since last funding

5 months ago

Nurx investors

Nurx's latest funding round in August 2020 was reported to be $22.5 m. In total, Nurx has raised $115.9 m. Nurx's latest valuation is reported to be $300 m.
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Nurx Revenue

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Nurx Operating Metrics

Nurx's Patients was reported to be 300 k in Aug, 2020.
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Annual Run Rate

$150 m


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Nurx News and Updates

Nurx has $22.5 million in new money, a path to profitability, and new treatments for migraines on the way

As the COVID-19 epidemic spread across the US earlier this year, Nurx, like most other digital providers of healthcare and prescription services saw a huge spike in demand. Now, with $22.5 million in new financing and a surging annual run rate that could see the company hit $150 million in revenue, …

This Silicon Valley pharmacy, which powers Hims and Nurx, raised $39 million in three separate rounds with the same bare-bones pitch deck

TruePill is quite a bit different from other venture-backed startups when it comes to funding and investor presentations — the company has basically used the pitch deck it created for Y Combinator's demo day for all three of its outside funding rounds. The presentation is a bare-bones one that foc…

Nurx Launches First COVID-19 Home Testing & Online Consultation Service

SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurx, the leading health tech company providing convenient and affordable care for sensitive health needs, today introduced a COVID-19 home testing and online consultation service to address the pandemic. The company is successfully taking on...

Healthcare startups Nurx and Carbon Health ship at-home COVID-19 test sample kits

Efforts to get at-home test kits for the COVID-19 coronavirus are ramping up quickly, and two more health industry startups are bringing their own products to market, with both Carbon Health and Nurx starting to ship their own in-home sample collection kits. Both of these new offerings are the same …

Nurx Secures $52 Million to Expand Access to Sensitive Health Needs

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurx, the health tech company providing convenient and affordable care for sensitive health needs, today announced it has raised an additional $52 million in funding. The Series C round was led by Kleiner Perkins Digital Growth Fund and Union...

Birth control delivery startup Nurx approaches $300M valuation

Nurx raises $52 million in debt and equity funding in a round co-led by Kleiner Perkins and USV.
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Nurx Blogs

Quiz: Do You Know Your Birth Control Options?

Today you have an abundance of pregnancy prevention options: more than 50 pill formulas, plus rings, IUDs, and new methods being approved by the FDA. Which means you might not be up to date on how all the different types of birth control work, or know whether you’re using the best one for you. Take …

3 Sex-Positive Resolutions for 2021

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, I’m like Farmers Insurance: I know a resolution or two because I’ve made a resolution or  . . or 42. But honestly, for most of my life, I rarely stuck to them for more than a few months—and I know I’m not alone in that.  New Year’s resolutions […] The post 3 …

Generic Birth Control Explained

When prescribing birth control, the Nurx medical team usually prescribes generic formulas. Why? Because it almost always costs less for you, whether you’re paying out-of-pocket or with insurance, and because from a medical perspective brand-name birth control and generics are the exact same thing. W…

Nurx Launches in Connecticut

In 2020 we all learned new ways to meet our needs without leaving the house. For many, the pandemic has meant working, learning, and socializing on screens, and getting everything we could delivered. Now there’s another important thing people in Connecticut can get done from home: Accessing essentia…

Bright Spots in a Dark Year

Nobody is sad to see 2020 (finally) end, but as we at Nurx look back we’re focusing on the bright spots — all of which involve being here for our patients when you really needed us.  This year the Nurx mission of expanding access to essential care took on a whole new meaning. We’ve always focused [……

How to Spend FSA and HSA $ on Sexual Health

One smart way to save money:  Stashing pre-tax dollars into a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account. You can use the money to pay for many health and medical expenses, while lowering your taxable income — meaning you may pay less, or get more money back, when you file your tax re…
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Nurx Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Nurx founded?

    Nurx was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Nurx key executives?

    Nurx's key executives are Hans Gangeskar, Varsha Rao and Edvard Engesæth.

  • How many employees does Nurx have?

    Nurx has 175 employees.

  • Who are Nurx competitors?

    Competitors of Nurx include Maven, Roman and Lemonaid Health.

  • Where is Nurx headquarters?

    Nurx headquarters is located at 1125 Mission St 2nd floor, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Nurx offices?

    Nurx has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Nurx have?

    Nurx has 2 offices.