Docphin

  • Founders: Mitesh Patel, Sachin Nanavati & Derek Juang
  • Headquarters: New York, NY
  • Year Founded: 2010
  • Year Romulus Invested: 2012

Docphin’s free platform provides an easy, user-friendly way for medical professional to keep up with medical news and research. Docphin’s personalized, customizable platform allows users to follow their favorite journals, easily search PubMed, and gain access to hundreds of landmark articles by specialty, topic, or drug class. With Docphin, users can create alerts to track important topics or authors and view trending information.

Docphin was acquired by HealthTap in 2016.

The Docphin-Romulus story: Neil was introduced to Docphin through a mutual friend, and he quickly developed conviction that the company was solving a real problem—one hospitals would be willing to pay for—from his own personal experience. The well-rounded team was appealing to him as well.

Romulus value in action: Executing. Docphin proved it could efficiently reach a large proportion of doctors by efficiently leveraging a variety of channels, which led to its acquisition by HealthTap.

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