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NowRx - #1 App You Need in Your Life! (TechAeris)

When you were little, you probably couldn’t wait to be a grown-up. Now, adulting isn’t as fun as many people envisioned, especially when it involves scrambling around to accomplish things at the last minute.

Fortunately, some apps ease your anxiety and cater to a tendency to procrastinate. Here are six adulting apps you need in your life.

1. NOWRX

No matter what kind of medication you take, you’re probably accustomed to taking prescription medicine and feeling a twinge of annoyance when you have only one or a few pills left. Or, perhaps you’ve been in an even worse scenario and discovered you took the last pill yesterday.

NowRx aims to help people avoid that situation by delivering prescriptions to your door in one hour. Your doctor sends in the documentation, and you’ll get billed for the proper amount to the card on file.

The app also shows your copay to prevent surprises and allows you to track the order status.

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NowRx is proud to be Finalist in TripleTree iAward!

“We are pleased to have been selected as a finalist for this year’s TripleTree iAwards,” said Cary Breese, CEO, NowRx. “The awards program provides strong validation of this historic opportunity to reconceive the $400 billion pharmacy industry, an industry that hasn’t been modernized for decades and is at the very core of the U.S. healthcare system.”

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On-demand pharmacy startup NowRx raises $7 million Series A round through crowdfunding

NowRx, an on-demand pharmacy solution of sorts, just closed a $7 million Series A round via the SeedInvest crowdfunding platform. The company had previously raised a $3 million seed round.

Launched in 2016, NowRx is a full-fledged on-demand pharmacy solution. Though, it’s technically more of an on-demand prescription medication startup that functions using what it describes as a virtual pharmacy. Since its launch, NowRx has delivered more than 50,000 prescriptions from 1,900 doctors. With 8,500 customers, NowRx does about $5 million a year in annual revenue.

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