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Alto Pharmacy was founded in 2015 on the belief that pharmacies should be focused on the patient experience. Today, Alto is an on-demand pharmacy that offers patients free same-day prescription delivery, cost transparency, and pharmacist access. Alto is helping people lead healthier lives through easy, fair access to medicine. Find Alto Pharmacy at alto.com, on the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPad and the Google Play Store for Android.

Press Releases

Alto Pharmacy Launches Industry’s First Mobile App for Doctors’ Offices

The Alto Connect mobile app is the next evolution of Alto’s custom-built provi...
Nov 9, 2021

Alto Pharmacy to Expand Into Two New Markets

Alto to launch its top-rated pharmacy services in San Diego and Austin, bringi...
Aug 11, 2021

Alto Pharmacy Accelerates National Growth With Launch of Three New Markets

"Telehealth pharmacy startup to bring model of better care, convenience, and c...
Feb 1, 2021

Alto Pharmacy secures $250 million in Series D funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2

"New funds will accelerate geographic expansion and product development"
Feb 4, 2020

In the News

How prescription drugs got the direct-to-consumer treatment

By finding ways to sell medications online, the likes of Kin Fertility, Folx a...
Oct 4, 2021

The Top 100 Healthcare Technology Companies of 2021

The pioneering companies selected for this year’s list have one thing in commo...
Aug 23, 2021

Alda Ly Architecture Designs New York Flagship for Alto, a Contemporary Neighborhood Pharmacy

Alda Ly Architecture (ALA) has partnered with Alto Pharmacy to design the tele...
Aug 10, 2021

Online pharmacies gain traction during the pandemic

More people are turning to online pharmacies. For some, the pandemic helped ac...
Aug 3, 2021

Alto Pharmacy Named Great Place to Work

Alto Pharmacy is a great place to work! We’re honored to join the community of...
Jun 16, 2021

The Top 25 Women Leaders in Consumer HealthTech of 2021

The Healthcare Technology Report is pleased to announce the Top 25 Women Leade...
Jun 14, 2021

America's Best Startup Employers

Alto Pharmacy was named one of Forbes 2021 best startups in America. The list ...
Mar 9, 2021

Virtual care companies like Maven and Ginger are going all in on prescription drug deliveries, and it could be the future of telemedicine

Fertility startup Maven​ announced Friday it was offering to deliver fertility...
Feb 26, 2021

Alto Pharmacy Expands Telehealth Services Following $250 Million Raised in 2020

"Matt Gamache-Asselin, co-founder and CEO of Alto Pharmacy, discusses the comp...
Feb 4, 2021

San Francisco's Alto Pharmacy launches full-service location in Midtown

"Alto Pharmacy, a digital company based in San Francisco, today announced it h...
Feb 2, 2021

SFBT Monday Digest

"San Francisco digital health provider Alto Pharmacy announced an expansion of...
Feb 1, 2021

2021 Bay Area Digital Health Companies - SF Business Times

"Alto is listed seventh among 61 of the largest digital health companies in th...
Jan 15, 2021

Alto Pharmacy’s Matt Gamache-Asselin on Why He Entered the Space - Modern Retail

"On the program, Gamache-Asselin speaks about the overall pharmacy industry, a...
Jan 14, 2021

The Top 25 Consumer HealthTech Executives Of 2020 - Healthcare Technology Report

"Alto's CEO & Co-Founder, Matt Gamache-Asseline is recognized as a top perform...
Dec 22, 2020

25 Rising Stars to Track in 2021 - Ozy

"Alto's CEO and Co-Founder, Matt Gamache-Asselin, is named one of Ozy's "25 Ri...
Dec 19, 2020

The 28 Startups to Watch - Ozy

"Alto is featured as a top health startup to watch out for on Ozy's "28 Startu...
Dec 5, 2020

LinkedIn Top Startups 2020: The 50 U.S. companies on the rise.

"It’s been a busy year for Alto, a digital pharmacy started by former Facebook...
Sep 22, 2020

Largest San Francisco Employers - SF Business Times

"Alto Pharmacy ranks #45 on list of top 100 technology companies based on empl...
Sep 18, 2020

UCSF Digital Health Awards Finalist - Best Consumer Wellness Category

"This unique awards event celebrated the achievements of innovative companies ...
Sep 9, 2020

Telemedicine Is Becoming More Popular. That’s Good for Prescription Delivery Startups - Crunchbase

“The majority of VC funding for prescription delivery companies so far this ye...
May 14, 2020

Top Healthcare Startups that Raised the Most Cash - Business Insider

"In January, [Alto] raised $250 million in a Series D funding round led by Sof...
May 12, 2020

UCSF Students Set Up Protective Equipment Donation Sites at Pharmacies - San Francisco Chronicle

“The students are working with Alto, an independent pharmacy that operates in ...
May 1, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic: Startups Giving Back In A Time Of Crisis - Crunchbase

“In just over a week, Alto coordinated nearly 100 donation pickups with more t...
Apr 6, 2020

Alto Raises $250 million from SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Others - CNBC

“Alto Pharmacy has raised $250 million from SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2...The dea...
Jan 30, 2020

Exclusive: SoftBank leads latest Alto Pharmacy funding round at over $1 billion valuation

"SoftBank’s second Vision Fund has led a new round of funding for Silicon Vall...
Jan 30, 2020