French digital clinic Charles.co receives 7 million euros to make men’s health solutions more accessible
Parisian digital clinic entirely dedicated to men’s health issues, Charles.co has raised 7 million euros in seed. The funding will allow the startup to expand its offer and strengthen its team, which has already supported 50,000 men in the fight against chronic diseases such as erectile dysfunction or insomnia. The round was led by Kurma Partners and Speedinvest.
Founded in 2019 by Simon Burellier and Olivier Algoud, Charles.co is a digital clinic that addresses chronic health issues in men, such as sexual health, hair loss or insomnia. The startup offers all of its services via an integrated digital platform developed in close collaboration with leading medical experts in men’s health.
The company wants to become the reference brand for men’s health throughout Europe. Currently, more than six million men are already using the platform’s medical information every month. As more startups join the race to deliver men’s health solutions, the company competes with Numan, which raised $13 million, and Manual, which raised $30 million in the year. last.
Charles.co co-founder Simon Burellier said, “Fast treatment often means better care, but sadly many men feel uncomfortable going for chronic conditions. The objective of Charles.co is to reconnect men with their health and to offer them a safe and easily accessible space where they can obtain information, consult remotely and receive complete support for their medical problems.
Benjamin Belot, Associate Director at Kurma Partners adds: “Faced with the shortage of men’s health specialists, Charles.co offers men a new route to care for some of their most sensitive problems, allowing them a journey of confidential and effective care.