Thursday, June 5, 2014
Employees in Mass. to Get ODs on Wheels
Project 2020, a Boston-based service that puts the eye doctor experience on wheels — specifically a retrofitted Winnebago-like vehicle — and sends it right to your office," writes the BizJournals. "The health care startup recently secured $1.2 million in funding from 22 investors including Howard Bornstein, the project's founder who is also a principal at Bain Capital Ventures (Bornstein invested his own money, not Bain funds). The service plans to launch in Massachusetts at the end of August, said Alexa Baggio, Project 2020's director of operations and business development for Project 2020, whose motto is 'cool, convenient eye care.' The aim, Baggio said, is to give employees at companies an extra perk by giving them access to routine eye doctor visits right outside of their office." Read more.