Andrew Parker, Papa, on building eldercare marketplaces


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In this episode of The Pulse Podcast, Vivien interviews Andrew Parker, CEO and Co-Founder of Papa, an on-demand assistance service to help people and their family members stay independent while living securely and happily at home. Andrew has a passion for healthcare, technology and people. Prior to founding Papa, Andrew ran Health Systems Sales and Strategy for, a large tele-health provider, where he was one of the first 15 employees. In 2017, Andrew founded Papa with the goal of supporting older adults and their families throughout the aging process. Today, Papa has grown to over 220 employees and over 15,000 Pals on the platform working across the nation, in all 50 states. Papa has raised $18M in Series B Funding in late 2020 from Comcast Ventures, Canaan Ventures, Initialized Capital, AirAngels Syndicate and more.

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