Easyvet Walk-In Veterinary Franchise Secures $ 7 Million Series A Funding

Press release: easyvet

Easyvet (easyvet), a growing US-based veterinary walk-in clinic group, recently announced the completion of a $ 7 million Series A funding round led by Relevance Ventures.

Founded in 2013, as the nation’s first walk-in veterinary franchise, easyvet is dedicated to making pet care more convenient and affordable for pet parents and having a clinic easier for them. veterinarians and investors. The easyvet franchise model is transforming veterinary medicine, reducing the costs of quality pet care, meeting the needs of pet parents and veterinarians, and enabling more vets to set up their own practices.

This round of funding is led by Relevance Ventures, a startup investor based in Nashville, Tennessee, and the only non-tribal-affiliated Native American venture capitalist, owned and operated by individuals in the United States. Relevance strategically invests in solutions that improve people’s lives and add harmonic value to the community.

“We are delighted to partner with easyvet, with whom we share many values. We deeply appreciate the passion the easyvet team brings to improving the well-being of animals and people. They have a compelling vision, disruptive approach, and a range of services for the rapidly growing pet care market. We are proud to support their mission to reshape the veterinary medicine space, ”said Cameron Newton, General Partner at Relevance Ventures. “We look forward to joining the easyvet board and working with them as they position themselves as industry leaders. “

“We are extremely conscientious about capital, and in particular how it is deployed to fuel our growth going forward,” said Tim Schoenfelder, CEO of easyvet. “We plan to use this capital to increase our resources, expand new hires, increase learning management tools, focus on ways to improve the veterinary experience, and improve the technologies that contribute to the success of our. franchisees. Relevance stood out as a partner whose values ​​and “investing in harmony” aligned well with our approach to improving the welfare of pets and their owners. Relevance understands our business and market opportunities, and they value our cautious approach to reinventing veterinary services. “

Easyvet offers comprehensive wellness exams, basic vaccines, parasite screening and prevention, microchipping, flea, tick and heartworm prevention, behavioral and lifestyle counseling, and more again to help animals live longer and happier lives. In the rare event that a pet needs surgery, easyvet has partner practices nearby that will perform pet surgeries. By eliminating internal surgeries from the menu of pet care services, easyvet can pass its savings on to its customers. Additionally, easyvet price checks every local veterinary practice in every market to make sure they are offering customers the most affordable rates and packages.

“Today’s announcement is a significant milestone for easyvet and the veterinary care industry,” said Dr. Christian Cumberbatch, chief medical officer and franchisee of easyvet. “With the Series A funding, easyvet will be able to continue to provide exceptional veterinary care and achieve the strategic goals of the next phase of growth. “

Easyvet is made up of 30 franchisees and continues to grow. With 12 locations open in seven states, easyvet is growing rapidly and is on track to triple in size by 2022. Leasing and construction is underway to open an additional 27 locations in seven states, including Arizona, Florida, Texas, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and Colorado.

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