Kara Connect raises €1.5m to expand in Scandinavia
HealthTech Nordic member Kara Connect recently announced a €1.5m (180m ISK) funding round led by Crowberry Capital, with participation from individuals. Kara Connect is a business and communications platform that allows professionals to easily connect with clients, improving access to professional healthcare and extracurricular educational services.
“Kara plans to revolutionize access to health services and therapy,” says Jenný Ruth Hrafnsdóttir, GP at Crowberry Capital who takes a seat on the board of directors of Kara. “The company has already shown amazing traction and great results with speech therapists who are using the Kara platform. We believe that Kara Connect is on trend and the founding team is passionate about building a global business.”
The funding will allow Kara Connect to expand into Scandinavian markets.
“Our goal today is to break into sales and marketing in Scandinavia, as well as developing the Kara software even further,“ says CEO and founder Thorbjorg Helga Vigfusdottir.
The company is founded in Iceland, and have already seen more than 1000 Icelandic clients complete more than 9000 hours of teletherapy sessions with dozens of specialists through Kara Connect.