HealthTap Raises $2.35M

Palo Alto, CA-based HealthTap said today that it has collected $2.35 million in convertible-note seed financing from Mohr Davidow Ventures and a collection of individual investors including Esther Dyson, Stanford professor and former Veritas CEO Mark Leslie, and founder Aaron Patzer. Founded by Ron Gutman, who previously founded health information portal Wellsphere, HealthTap is building a website that will combine personalized medical information, game mechanics, and social networking to help consumers manage their own health. The website is currently in private beta testing; the company said it will use the funding in part to expand the network of doctors creating tailored information for the site.

Wade Roush is a freelance science and technology journalist and the producer and host of the podcast Soonish. Follow @soonishpodcast

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