Why We Invested In Marigold Health — Substance Abuse / Mental Health Platform

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Excited to announce our investment alongside KdT, Epsilon, Flare and Felicis in the $3.5M seed extension of Marigold Health. They use AI-augmented chat support groups to reach and retain patients with behavioral health needs in community-based treatment. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon Valley investing primarily in seed but we occasionally take later bets when we see immense promise. The company was founded in 2017 and impressed us with (1) a strong need, (2) building an execution-focused team, and (3) creating a differentiated product. 1) The Need Mental health is an underserved area overall. Substance abuse disorder (SUD)…...

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Amit Garg I have been in Silicon Valley for 20 years -- at Samsung NEXT Ventures, running my own startup (as of May 2019 a series D that has raised $120M and valued at $450M), at Norwest Ventures, and doing product and analytics at Google. My academic training is BS in computer science and MS in biomedical informatics, both from Stanford, and MBA from Harvard. I speak natively 3 languages, live carbon-neutral, am a 70.3 Ironman finisher, and have built a hospital in rural India serving 100,000 people.