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Seed VC | Alive

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Last Raised

$1.14M | 3 yrs ago

About Hello Ralphie

Hello Ralphie is a company that operates in the telehealth sector, specifically focusing on veterinary services. The company provides a platform that connects pet owners with licensed veterinarians through video and chat, enabling clinics to expand their services through telehealth. The primary customers of Hello Ralphie are veterinary clinics seeking to increase their client engagement without adding extra burden on their staff. It was founded in 2019 and is based in Pennsylvania, United States.

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United States


Hello Ralphie's Product Videos

Hello Ralphie's Products & Differentiators

    Advice Appointment

    20 min (chat or video) with a licensed veterinarian anywhere in the US to discuss the best next steps for your pet.


Expert Collections containing Hello Ralphie

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Hello Ralphie is included in 1 Expert Collection, including Pet Technologies.


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This collection includes startups that make pet food, treats, and accessories, pet-focused retailers, and pet services like dog walking marketplaces and vet clinics.

Latest Hello Ralphie News

Hello Ralphie Raises $1.135M for its Veterinary Telehealth Marketplace

Jan 12, 2021

The pandemic has increased the adoption of telehealth services and this is no different for pets. Hello Ralphie is a marketplace that connects pet owners with vetted professionals that provide veterinary telehealth services. Founded by a former developer at Rent the Runway, who enrolled at Wharton to build the platform, Hello Ralphie offers immediate appointments with veterinary technicians to diagnose appropriate treatment options and address any emergencies. The company has experienced a whopping 800% increase in users since March and its service is available nationwide. AlleyWatch caught up with Founder and CEO Felicity Johnson to learn more about the inspiration for Hello Ralphie, the company’s impressive traction, and recent funding round from HearstLab and WPMC Fund.

Hello Ralphie Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Hello Ralphie founded?

    Hello Ralphie was founded in 2019.

  • What is Hello Ralphie's latest funding round?

    Hello Ralphie's latest funding round is Seed VC.

  • How much did Hello Ralphie raise?

    Hello Ralphie raised a total of $1.14M.

  • Who are the investors of Hello Ralphie?

    Investors of Hello Ralphie include Contour Venture Partners, Switch VC, HearstLab and WPMC.

  • Who are Hello Ralphie's competitors?

    Competitors of Hello Ralphie include AirVet.

  • What products does Hello Ralphie offer?

    Hello Ralphie's products include Advice Appointment and 1 more.


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