Thriva closes £6m Series A funding round

Thriva, the proactive health company, recently secured a £6M Series A funding round.

This latest round of funding saw investors including Pembroke VCT and Guinness Asset Management. Since the company’s launch in 2016, Thriva has raised a total of £7.5m.

Thriva offers affordable, clinical-grade health insights to customers who proactively seek out services that go beyond a ‘one-size fits all’ approach to healthcare. The company has provided more than 100,000 people with a better understand of how their lifestyle is impacting their health.

Thriva provides at-home testing kits which are processed by UKAS accredited labs and can analyse a wide range of factors form vitamins and minerals to hormone function to indicators of heart disease and diabetes.

The company’s founders; Hamish Grierson, Eliot Brooks and Tom Livesey, have seen Thriva grow 100% year-on-year. As their growth continues, the startup has expanded its team significantly, now employing 35 team members in the company’s London Headquarters.

Hamish Grierson, co-founder and CEO of Thriva said: “Our mission remains the same: To provide anybody with profound control over their own wellbeing. Thriva is creating affordable access to clinical-grade information that show you what steps you can take towards thriving health.

“Most people are still not aware that companies like Thriva exist. That is something we want to change as we build towards a truly consumer-led future of health. Swathes of the population are already proactively seeking improved health, and are waking up to the fact that it’s within their gift to understand and control.

“It’s a system we see as working in tandem with organisations like the NHS, which offer a crucial service for people at the point of need when sick and/or serious care is needed.”

Managing Director of Pembroke VCT, Andrew Wolfson, said: “There is a rapidly-growing market shift towards proactive healthcare and the maintenance of optimum health. Thriva now offers its customers a means of effectively monitoring and maintaining their health – and by doing so, lessening the likelihood of having to see a GP.