Belong.Life, that are the makers of the “Belong – Beating Cancer Together” mobile app, the world’s largest social network and navigator app for cancer patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals announced it has raised $14M in Series B funding led by IQVI. The Series B round also included participation from The Group Ventures and other existing investors.
Founded in the year 2015 by famous entrepreneurs Irad Deutsch, Eliran Malki, and Ohad Rubin after each of them lost a relative to cancer, Belong – Beating Cancer Together is basically a free patient navigation app that allows cancer patients along with their support network to better manage and explore their treatment journey while also improving the quality of their life.
The Belong global community that has over 2 hundred thousand has gained access to a proprietary big data platform and a machine learning technology which allows people to connect, share and receive clinical information anonymously as well as to privately discuss the issues that are related to their condition. The platform of Belong Patient Engagement is further providing healthcare organizations with a continuous and permanent solution that includes the personalized as well as configurable patient engagement tools along with navigation and management services.
Today, Belong is the largest digital platform in the world for cancer patients and has partnered up with many leading associations of patients advocacy such as the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, American Cancer Society, Colorectal Cancer Canada, along with several healthcare providers and pharma companies. Furthermore, the company conducts research, and collaborates with lsome of the eading universities and has also published research with the help of The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and some other organizations.