Hims & Hers Continues to Build Out Behavioral Continuum with New Individual Therapy Offering

Hims & Hers Health (NYSE: HIMS) — a direct-to-consumer telemedicine company — is launching an individual, video-based therapy offering. The new service will complement the platform’s existing mental health portfolio, which includes online psychiatric services, free anonymous support group sessions and a 24/7 phone-based crisis line. The addition fits into the company’s goal to make […]

Will SPACs Become a Trend Among Behavioral Health Startups?

More than 400 companies across various industries held initial public offerings (IPOs) last year, the most since 2000, even amid the pandemic-led economic downturn. At the same time, many businesses chose to go public by merging with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), a maneuver that has gradually gained traction among startups, including the subscription-based […]

Ahead of IPO, Telemedicine Startup Hims & Hers Pursues Expansion of Individual Virtual Therapy

When Hims first launched in 2017, the direct-to-consumer telemedicine startup billed itself as a men’s wellness brand focused on providing access to treatment for stigmatized gender-specific conditions such as hair loss and erectile dysfunction. Since then, however, the company has drastically expanded its reach to become a multi-specialty virtual care platform, connecting consumers to licensed […]