Virta Health

Virta is an online specialty medical clinic that reverses type 2 diabetes safely and sustainably, without the risks, costs, or side effects of medications or surgery.

Virta is the first clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes and other chronic metabolic diseases without the use of medications or surgery.

Virta Health was founded in 2014 by Sami Inkinen, Stephen Phinney, and Jeff Volek. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.


Virta Health, a licensed medical provider in all 50 states, saw significant growth in 2019 with a 200% increase in its customer base. Key additions came from Fortune 100 employers, leading health plans and large government organizations, including Blue Shield of California and its 3.7 million members, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which covers over 1 million veterans living with T2D.


Virta Health is backed by Venrock, Caffeinated Capital, Obvious Ventures, Creandum, Playground Global, SciFi VC and others. The company raised $93M in a Series C financing on Jan 10, 2020. This new round brings Virta's total funding to $166M to date.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $166M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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