Funding

UCD start up BeyondBMI raises €1m to tackle obesity crisis

Angel investors line up to back medically-led digital obesity clinic led by Dr Harriet Treacy

BeyondBMI, a company developing a medically-led digital obesity clinic, is led by Dr Harriet Treacy. Picture: Fergal Phillips

BeyondBMI, a company developing a medically-led digital obesity clinic, has raised €1 million in seed funding from a number of well-known angel investors returning to back the firm.

Led by Dr Harriet Treacy, the company is developing a weightless programme that seeks to address obesity through personalised medical interventions, community support, and technology.

The clinic has seen, on average, 30 per cent month-on-month growth in sign-ups since it started trading at the end of last ...