How to Invest in the Tech-Powered Pharmacy That Aims to Upend the $480B Retail Industry

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Amazon can bring virtually anything from an air mattress to a Nerf gun to thumbtacks right to your doorstep within 24 hours. GrubHub can land potstickers or sandwiches or a fresh salad there in a matter of minutes too. So why can’t you get a reliable and fast door-to-door delivery on something you might really need? Something like…prescription drugs?

NowRx

That's where NowRx comes in. The tech-powered pharmacy chain offers a simple, hassle-free way to get your prescriptions delivered in hours at no extra cost. Founded in Northern California, NowRx has steadily grown to eight locations and over $25M in annualized revenue as of November. The company is poised for rapid national expansion and enlisting investors who see the promise of disrupting the $480 billion retail pharmacy industry

The key to NowRx’s success? Proprietary software and robotics plus minimal overhead expense that  ultimately leads to a superior customer experience.

And that superiority is supported by both patients and doctors. Where other pharmacy delivery competitors have garnered an alarming number of 1-star Yelp reviews (Amazon Pill Pack at 80 percent and Capsule at 32 percent) NowRx has received 1-star reviews less than 1 percent of the time. All eight of NowRx’s locations hold a 5.0 rating from Yelp reviewers.

The NowRx model is simple. It starts with patients or doctors sending a prescription to their local NowRx — the same as they would any other pharmacy. However, unlike other pharmacies that use manual processes and older software, NowRx utilizes a proprietary pharmacy management software “QuickFill” and dispensing robotics to receive, process, bottle, and dispense the prescription in under 30 seconds — all while minimizing errors that produce delays like insurance issues, miscommunication with physicians, etc. 

Once NowRx confirms your order and address, they offer free delivery right to a patient’s home. It’s promised to be on your doorstep in two to four hours, or within just 60 minutes for a $5 expedited order. Meanwhile, the customer only pays their insurance copay to receive that extra handy home delivery.

This service has already generated interest for the company’s investment rounds, as more than 10,000 people have purchased shares since they became available on SeedInvest in 2016. Over that time, NowRx’s share price has increased 1,650 percent and it looks like there could be a lot more room to grow, the company says.

In 2021, NowRx also expanded their offerings to include telehealth services that show promising growth. From Q1 to Q3, revenue from telehealth services alone saw 1,081 percent growth providing another significant growth avenue, the company says. 

NowRx looks poised for continued growth and could offer some investors a promising opportunity as they look to expand nationally. The company is raising a record $73M through equity crowdfunding on SeedInvest and Investor Place recently highlighted the company as 1 of the 7 Best Startups to Buy Now From Across the Internet.

You can also learn more about the NowRx investment opportunity through the company's investment page here. 

NowRx is offering securities through the use of an Offering Statement that has been qualified by the Securities and Exchange Commission under Tier II of Regulation A. A copy of the Final Offering Circular that forms a part of the Offering Statement may be obtained from: NowRx

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