Go Big or Go Home: Lifespark Scores $16.1 M to Grow Company
Apr 9, 2020
Lifespark — a home-based care company known for its innovative whole-person focus — has scored a new $16.1 million investment, the first the company has accepted since its 2004 founding.
The investment — which was led by Burlingame, California-based private equity firm Virgo Investment Group — came in the form of Series A preferred stock.
St. Louis Park, Minnesota-based Lifespark has made a name for itself in the home-based care world by connecting the dots of senior care to deliver better medical outcomes, improve quality of life and cut overall health care costs.
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