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GoCheck Kids Partners with Allied Physicians Group to Protect Kids with
Vision Screening Technology

NASHVILLE, TN​ (June 10, 2019) – GoCheck, creator of ​GoCheck Kids​, an iPhone app used by over 4,500 pediatricians that screens for vision impairment in preverbal children, has been selected by ​Allied Physicians Group​ to be the photoscreening provider for its 150 physicians and 650 trained support staff partners.

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GoCheck Kids Completes $6 Million Series B Investment to Fight America’s $23 Billion Vision Crisis

NASHVILLE, TN (Apr. 25, 2019) – GoCheck, creator of GoCheck Kids, an iPhone app used by over 4,500 pediatricians that screen for vision impairment in pre-verbal children, announced its Series B investment with healthcare investment veteran FCA Venture Partners leading the round.

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iPhone Based GoCheckKids App Used to Detect Vision Disorders in Children

“An iPhone app called GoCheckKids eliminates the need for pediatricians to purchase specialized equipment to conduct photoscreening tests, a popular method for preventing the development of serious vision disorders.”

Eye Disorder Diagnostic App GoCheck Kids Raises $6 Million Series B

“Vision screening startup GoCheckKids has raised a $6 million Series B round led by healthcare investment firm FCA Venture Partners with participation from Mucker Capital and Sovereign’s Capital. One of the first iPhone apps to be registered with the FDA, GoCheckKids helps pediatricians diagnose vision-related impairments in young children.”

Vision Screening App GoCheck Kids Bags $6M Series B Funding

“GoCheck Kids, a smartphone app that screens young children for amblyopia or “lazy eye”, has raised $6 million in Series B funding.

Designed as a low-cost alternative to dedicated screening hardware, GoCheck Kids is available through a monthly subscription on pre-loaded devices. The app is currently employed by more than 4,500 pediatric teams within the US and Europe.”

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Nashville Tech Company with Salesforce Ties Lands New Funding

“A mobile-tech company that opened its Nashville operations a little more than a year ago has a new multimillion-dollar investment.

GoCheck Kids has raised a $6 million round of funding led by FCA Venture Partners, GoCheck CEO Kevon Saber said Thursday. FCA was joined in the round by Mucker Capital, Sovereign Capital and previous investors Interwest Partners and Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff.”

Series B Financing to Benefit GoCheck Kids App

“GoCheck, the creator of the vision screening iPhone app GoCheck Kids, has completed $6 million in Series B funding, the company announced in a press release.

Led by FCA Venture Partners, the funding will be used to add artificial intelligence capabilities and electronic health record integrations to the app.”

FCA Leads $6M Round for Vision Screening Venture

“Local investment firm FCA Venture Partners has led a $6 million investment round for GoCheck, which has developed an application used to screen pre-verbal children for vision impairment. The Series B investment round will primarily fund the company’s next round of tech investments.”

GoCheck Kids Nabs $6M for iPhone App That Detects Amblyopia in Pre-Verbal Children

“GoCheck Kids, the creators of an FDA-registered and CE certified iPhone app that screens for amblyopia in pre-verbal children used by over 4,500 pediatricians announced it has raised $6M in Series B funding led by FCA Venture Partners. The investment will be used to add artificial intelligence capabilities with Apple’s CoreML and ARKit and accelerate further electronic health record (EHR) integrations.”

Smartphone eye disease screener for kids closes $6M Series B

“GoCheck, maker of a smartphone app that screens young children for amblyopia or “lazy eye,” has raised $6 million in a Series B investment round headed by FCA Venture Partners. Other new backers Mucker Capital and Sovereign’s Capital will join the company’s prior investors, which include Interwest Partners and Marc Benioff.”

Venture Notes

“GOBIQUITY INC. (fka iCheck Health Connection), the Nashville startup whose GoCheck Kids has attracted $6MM, according to a recent SEC filing by Kevon Saber, et al.”

Marc Benioff-Backed Vision Screening App Approaches 1 Million Kids Tested

“In the United States, 18 million kids under age 6 are at risk for permanent vision loss and vision-related setbacks, according to the American Optometric Association. Regular health clinics are often unable to afford the expensive equipment required to diagnose possible vision disorders.”

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This Startup Is Screening Kids’ Eyes With an App Instead of a $20,000 Device

“They don’t replace pediatric ophthalmology, and they don’t diagnose disease, but it’s a piece of the puzzle,” says Barry Wasserman, a pediatric eye surgeon at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, who calls GoCheck a welcome addition to his field. It’s so sensitive, it’s not going to miss too much.”

International Press

Tackling Vision Problems Among Kids With Photoscreening Mobile App

“In a bid to address vision issues among children in Nigeria, an Optometrist and the Executive Director, Vecad Clinic Ltd, Abuja, Dr. Edidiong Udom, and his research team have introduced a pediatric photo-screening mobile health app “GoCheck Kids,” that can be used to conduct a comprehensive eye check on children in a faster and Cost-effective manner.”


Optometrist, Team Introduce ‘GoCheck Kids’ to Screen Kids’ Eyes

“Worried by the increasing number of vision problems among children, Optometrist Dr. Edidiong Udom, and his research team have introduced technology-enabled device, “GoCheck Kids,” that can be used to do a complete check on the eyes of children.”

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Child and Family screens children’s eyes with an app from now on

“Kind en Gezin opts for the app because the current system, Plusoptix, is cumbersome. The app is more user-friendly and mobile.”

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Eye test in a flash

“Child and Family performs more than 90,000 eye tests annually. From now on, this happens with the smartphone. This way the organization hopes to be a step ahead of lazy eyes.”

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