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“Telehealth startup Ro partners with Pfizer to give its ED business a boost”
FORTUNE

Telehealth startup Ro wants to set itself apart in the direct-to-consumer erectile dysfunction (ED) market—and it’s hoping that a new partnership with Pfizer will provide the differentiator it craves.

Ro’s men’s health arm Roman and Pfizer subsidiary Greenstone have struck a deal that will allow the digital health firm to source all of the generic Viagra (or sildenafil citrate) it sells directly from Pfizer. Pfizer currently has the only FDA-approved authorized generic on the market. The goal is to assure quality control and supply chain transparency to Roman’s customers.

 

“Top 100 Apps of 2019: Netflix, Uber, Spotify, Google Pay, Wish, and more”
FORBES
Forbes shared the top 100 Apps Of 2019, a list that included Wish alongside mega-brands such as Netflix, Uber, Spotify, Google Pay. Those are just a few of the insights from app analytics company Apptopia’s list of the most downloaded apps of 2019 in each of ten categories.

 

“Used-car marketplace Vroom nabs $254M to take its growth up a gear”
TECHCRUNCH

There have been a lot of bumps in the road for startups building used-car marketplaces, but now one of the longer-standing of them has closed a major round of funding — a clear sign of the mileage left in this category. Vroom has raised $254 million, a Series H that it plans to use to keep scaling the business, and specifically also to expand a product and engineering hub based out of Detroit.

 

“SoftBank’s Secret $750 Million Investment in GoPuff”
THE INFORMATION
SoftBank’s Vision Fund made one of its largest U.S. venture investments last year in a Philadelphia-based startup that has developed a big following on college campuses for its deliveries of junk food, alcohol and other convenience store items.

The Vision Fund led a $750 million investment in goPuff last August, two people familiar with the matter said, and kept an option to invest an additional $250 million this year, an approach SoftBank has used before.

 

 

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