Alpha Venture Partners Portfolio and VC Partner News

Uber Buys Mideast Rival Careem for $3.1 Billion
March 26th, 2019

Congratulations to Mudassir and the entire team at Careem. We look forward to seeing how these companies can work together to continue to provide accessible transportation around the globe



Ro, a direct-to-consumer online pharmacy, reaches $500M valuation
April 16th, 2019

Did you know that the last doctor many men in the 50s have visited was their pediatrician?  Ro, a direct to consumer telemedicine service, addresses the 90% of people who go untreated for stigmatized medical conditions that are medically addressable in a quick, easy, safe and secure environment. We are excited to announce this as Alpha’s 15th investment. Thank you to the teams at 3L Capital and Torch Capital for working with us on the opportunity.



Doctor on Demand CEO: Partnering with Humana on virtual services 
April 23rd, 2019

Ferguson says “This new plan is going to be priced at almost half the cost of a traditional care plan”



Dog lovers at Rover try a new trick and officially expand into pet-sitting services for cats

April 25th, 2019

Thrilled to see Rover expanding into new services including cat care! 




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