GoCheck Raises $10 Million in New Funding to Protect More Children from Vision Impairment and Blindness
NASHVILLE, TN (October 19, 2021) – GoCheck, creator of GoCheck Kids, the leading digital vision screening platform, announced today an investment round of $10 million to grow its team, platform, and customer partnerships.
NASHVILLE, TN (Oct. 27, 2020) – GoCheck, creator of GoCheck Kids, announced the launch of GoCheck Vision, a clinically valid app-based visual acuity test for in-office, telemedicine and home use.
GoCheck Kids Partners with athenahealth’s Marketplace Program to Protect Kids’ Vision and Decrease Healthcare Costs
NASHVILLE, TN (May 12, 2020) – GoCheck, creator of GoCheck Kids, an iPhone app used by over 6,500 pediatricians that screens for vision impairment in preverbal children, today announced a partnership with athenahealth, Inc. through the company’s Marketplace program. As part of the athenahealth® Marketplace, this newly integrated application is now available to athenahealth’s growing network of 160,000 healthcare providers to detect risks for vision impairment in children through photoscreening and visual acuity.
NASHVILLE, TN (July 2, 2019) – GoCheck, creator of GoCheck Kids, an iPhone app used by over 4,500 pediatricians that screens for vision impairment in pre-verbal children, announced the addition of Donato Tramuto to its board of directors. Tramuto joins the board of notable individuals representing multiple areas of expertise in healthcare and ophthalmology.
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.
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.
GoCheck Kids in the Media
BREVARD, N.C. (WLOS) — The Pisgah Fund has announced its first investment in Western North Carolina with GoCheck.
Now a smartphone app can help detect vision abnormalities in children. A UAE healthcare solutions company, Emitac Healthcare, has partnered with US digital health company GoCheck, to bring to the UAE a smartphone-enabled, integrated vision screening application for the detection of vision abnormalities in children.
NOVEMBER 9, 2020 “Nashville-based GoCheck has launched the first clinically-valid app-based visual acuity test that can be downloaded and used at home…”
OCTOBER, 2020 “GoCheck was looking to enhance the image classification component of its pediatric photoscreening application through machine learning (ML)…
FEBRUARY 29, 2020 “GoCheck Kids moved to Nashville from San Francisco almost two years ago with a simple mission: Screen every young child for vision impairments.
Nearly 4 million children under the age of 5 are at risk of developing vision impairments…”
NOVEMBER 9, 2019 “When a patient goes to Children’s Hospital of Orange County for an annual well-child visit, there’s the standard exam: a nurse measures the child’s vital signs, weight and height, before the patient checks in with the doctor. But for the youngest children, there’s another step—and it involves a smartphone.”
JULY 24, 2019 “Nashville-based GoCheck, creator of the early-childhood vision screening app GoCheck Kids, has announced that Tivity CEO Donato Tramuto has joined the company’s board of directors.”
JULY 11, 2019 “GoCheck, maker of the GoCheck Kids app for pediatric vision impairment screening, has tapped Donato J. Tramuto for its board of directors. Tramuto the CEO of Tivity Health and president of non-profit Health eVillages.”
JULY 11, 2019 “GoCheck, creator of GoCheck Kids, an iPhone app used by over 4,500 pediatricians that screens for vision impairments in pre-verbal children, announced the addition of Donato J. Tramuto to its board of directors. Tramuto joins a board of notable individuals representing multiple areas of expertise in healthcare and ophthalmology.”
JULY 2, 2019 “One of Nashville’s tech startups with San Francisco ties has added a big name to its board of directors. Tivity Health CEO Donato Tramuto will join the board of GoCheck Kids, the company announced Tuesday. GoCheck Kids, whose app screens children for vision impairments, moved its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Nashville last year.”
MAY 6, 2019 “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.”
MAY 1, 2019 “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.”
APRIL 27, 2019 “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.”
APRIL 26, 2019 “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.”
APRIL 26, 2019 “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.”
APRIL 26, 2019 “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.”
APRIL 25, 2019 “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.”
APRIL 25, 2019 “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.”
MARCH 5, 2019 “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.”
JANUARY 30, 2019 “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.”
“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.”
“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.”