Seattle-based mobile apps and service industry company Twistle has secured $16 million in Series A funding, according to company database Crunchbase, topping the city’s recent funding headlines. The cash infusion was announced on Oct. 29.
According to its Crunchbase profile, "Twistle is a health care platform that helps healthcare providers connect with patients, keeping them on track for faster recovery. Its 'Care Plan Automation' platform helps clinical teams streamline care pathways by automating follow-up and surveillance. Its mobile health tool connects providers and patients through secure automated messaging, photo/lab sharing, surveys, smart device/EHR integration and more."
The nine-year-old company has raised three previous funding rounds, including a $1.5 million debt financing round in 2017.
The round brings total funding raised by Seattle companies in apps over the past month to $20 million, an increase of $20 million from the month before. The local apps industry has produced 12 funding rounds over the past year, capturing a total of $94 million in venture funding.
In other local funding news, cloud infrastructure and cloud data services company Shujinko announced a $7.5 million Series A funding round on Oct. 7.
According to Crunchbase, "Shujinko is a software as a service (SaaS) that enables organizations to quickly build compliant environments, this allows customers to iterate on business capabilities quickly."
The company also raised a $2.8 million seed round in 2018.