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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
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2021)214(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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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
Jennifer M. Peña

Jennifer M. Peña

Chief Medical Officer
Lina Brenner

Lina Brenner

General Counsel
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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

$22.5 m

Time since last funding

a year 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

Nurx Launches on Amazon Alexa

Have you heard?  Voice-activated Amazon Alexa devices can now remind you to take your birth control and share the type of contraception and sexual health tips you’ll only hear from Nurx. We recently launched the Nurx Birth Control and Sexual Health Knowledge Skill for Alexa to help you set birth con…

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea News

Have you ever wondered why your doctor screens you for some diseases and not others—why people with cervixes start getting Pap tests at age 21 but most people don’t get mammograms until 40 and colonoscopies at 50? Screening guidelines are heavily influenced by the US Preventive Services Task Force, …

How to Recover from an Unhealthy Relationship

Trust is a funny thing. Many of us can’t identify the specific things that lead us to trust someone – usually, trust is built slowly over time. It’s many things that, when taken together, tell us “hey, this person is someone I can count on.”  But trust is complicated.  We can trust someone and that …

6 Things to Know About the Birth Control Ring

Although the pill is still the most widely used hormonal contraceptive in the United States, many people prefer a method that doesn’t require them to remember to take a pill every day. Those who dislike a daily pill might prefer a birth control patch that gets changed weekly, a birth control shot th…

8 Morning After Pill Myths (+ 1 Truth)

The morning after pill is a form of emergency contraception that helps to prevent pregnancy. It’s designed to be used after having unprotected sex or when your birth control method didn’t work. There are two morning after pills available in the US: Plan B (and generic versions of it) and Ella. Ella …

Birth Control for Vegans: Options and Effectiveness

Going vegan may seem straightforward enough. Replace meat with tofu. Down some coconut milk instead of cow’s milk. Make sure your cosmetics are not tested on animals. You’re good to go, right? But, life is not always so simple. What about contraception? What are the birth control options for vegans?…
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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 214 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.