Polygon, a startup that gives digital evaluations for studying variations like ADHD and dyslexia, emerged from stealth Friday with $3.6 million in seed funding.
The seed spherical was led by Spark Capital and builds on a beforehand unannounced pre-seed led by Pear VC. In whole, the corporate has raised $4.2 million.
WHAT IT DOES
Polygon offers distant studying assessments and screenings for situations like ADHD, dyslexia and autism. The startup mentioned shoppers between the ages of seven and 50 can entry its providers.
Its focused psychoeducational analysis for studying and cognition prices $495, whereas its most in-depth evaluation for consideration and studying variations is $2,745.
WHAT IT’S FOR
Polygon mentioned it should use new funding to proceed to develop its platform and to broaden geographically. It at present operates in California.
“I wasn’t correctly assessed and recognized as very dyslexic till later in life, properly after my early schooling years. Polygon is my try to create the service that I want I would had entry to as a baby,” the corporate’s founder and CEO Jack Rolo mentioned in an announcement.
“The capital we have raised has been used to construct our proprietary evaluation platform. We’re thrilled with the progress, however we’re simply getting began. Additional platform growth, extra providers and nationwide growth will assist us present gold-standard studying variations providers to the mass market.”
One other firm that gives distant studying evaluation and assist is Parallel Studying, which launched in December with $2.8 million in funding. Since then, the startup has employed new members for its management workforce and expanded into Illinois, Texas and Florida.
Cognoa, which is targeted on digital diagnostics for behavioral well being, obtained FDA De Novo clearance final summer season for Canvas Dx, its software program designed to assist major care clinicians and pediatricians consider and diagnose suspected instances of autism amongst kids.
Different corporations targeted on studying and a spotlight variations embody Akili Interactive, which makes a video game-like digital therapeutic for youths with ADHD and recently announced plans to go public, and Mightier, which introduced it had scored $17 million in Series B funding in December.