Beam Dental raises $55M VC round led by Canadian firm

Beam Dental has raised $55 million in venture capital – by far Central Ohio’s largest round of the year to date – in a Series D round led by a Canadian firm seeking novel uses of artificial intelligence.

The fast-growing dental insurer combines software and hardware, using AI to interpret data from members’ smart toothbrushes – assessing risk for the underwriter and prompting better preventative care for the patient. The company also has taken insurance mobile and automated tasks including quotes, enrollment and claims.

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Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.

Written by Carrie Ghose.

Originally published May 29, 2019.

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