||The 14 unicorns in venture capital with diverse founders
||... raised multiple series rounds since its founding in 2011, and is now being valued at $1 billion.Alba's company sells everything baby related from clothes to diapers as well as bath and beauty products. Toyin Ajayi , cofounder and Chief Health Officer at Cityblock Toyin Ajayi , cofounder and Chief Health Officer at Cityblock CityblockCityblock's mission in healthcare is to start with neighborhoods in underserved urban populations.Its app allows 24/7 ...
||Inside Cityblock's meteoric rise: How a Google spinoff built a $1 billion business and convinced Silicon Valley to bet on healthcare for the sickest patients
||Iyah Romm, Cityblock's CEO, and Toyin Ajayi , the chief health officer. Cityblock HealthCityblock Health in December reached a $1 billion valuation and is on track to earn $1 billion in revenue. The startup cares for Medicaid patients and those eligible for multiple kinds of federal assistance. Despite its mission to care for folks left behind by our economic system, Cityblock is backed by some of the world's richest venture ...
||How Cityblock built a $1 billion business for the sickest patients - Business Insider
||... of federal assistance. Despite its mission to care for folks left behind by our economic system, Cityblock is backed by some of the world's richest venture capital firms. Iyah Romm and Dr. Toyin Ajayi used to get together on the weekends in Boston, have a beer, and fantasize about transforming the healthcare industry.Their day jobs at the Commonwealth Care Alliance, one of New England's largest ...
||CityBlock, a primary care startup focused on underserved communities, passes $1 billion valuation
||... has more than doubled its revenue and membership, growing to 70,000 members.‚ÄúWe are fortunate to be in a position where we‚Äôve started to see proof points of our model,‚Äù said Dr. Toyin Ajayi , CityBlock‚Äôs co-founder and chief health officer. ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs personal for all of us. I‚Äôm a family doctor and I still see patients.‚ÄùAjayi started her career working at a safety ...
||Alphabet spinoff CityBlock Health raises $54 million - MedCity News
||... core to our integrated care model. And during a pandemic, our members’ needs for those services, and for social connection, increased at the same rate as their medical needs,” co-founders Iyah Romm and Toyin Ajayi wrote in a blog post on Wednesday. During the pandemic, CityBlock developed a virtual pregnancy support program to support new and expecting parents. In New York, where CityBlock is headquartered, Black women are 12 ...
||Alphabet-backed Cityblock Health lands $54M to expand care for marginalized populations
||... Thrive Capital, EmblemHealth, 8VC and Echo Health Ventures also joined the round. "This investment demonstrates conviction in the potential of integrated, value-based care to fundamentally transform health across the nation," company co-founders Toyin Ajayi and Iyah Romm wrote in a Medium blog post Wednesday. Cityblock combines primary care, behavioral health and chronic disease management services that address social determinants like transportation, housing and access to healthy food. The ...
||CUNY SPH Foundation Board welcomes Dr. Toyin Ajayi
||Dr. Toyin Ajayi Foundation is pleased to announce a new appointee to its Board of Directors: Dr. Toyin Ajayi. Dr. Toyin Ajayi is a co-founder and the Chief Health Officer of Cityblock Health, a New York-based healthcare provider with a mission to improve outcomes for marginalized communities by rebuilding trust and eliminating disparities in care. A practicing primary care physician with a passion for home-based care, Toyin ...
||Dispensed: Introducing Business Insider's 30 leaders under 40 who are transforming the future of healthcare
||Iyah Romm and Toyin Ajayi ; The Ora Lee Smith Cancer Research Foundation; Cleveland Clinic; One Medical; Tayrn Colbert/Business Insider Hello, Welcome to a very special edition of Dispensed, Business Insider's weekly healthcare newsletter that typically hits your inbox on Fridays. Well, we just couldn't wait. We had to share with you a big project we've been working on all summer. Without further ado... Meet the 30 young leaders who ...
||Investing in one of America’s most urgently needed companies: Cityblock Health
||... of other developed countries, while most outcomes are worse. Coverage is absent for many, clinician burnout is increasing, and federal and state budgets are getting severely squeezed. As Cityblock co-founders Iyah Romm and Toyin Ajayi say — health is the issue of our lifetime . But there is a large population that has it particularly bad; those within lower-income communities. For this population, the existing care delivery models don’t work ...