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Health insurance startup Oscar to announce $30 million fundraising round

Health insurer and 2014 Crunchies finalist for “Best Health Startup” Oscar will soon announce a $30 million funding round, led by the Founders Fund, according to the New York TimesThe latest round brings the startup’s overall funding to more than $75 million — quite a chunk of change considering it was formally founded in July of 2013. Serving New York City as well as a few other counties in New York state, Oscar provides healthcare, along with some very startup-y perks, including one-on-one communications with doctors and a search database that also shows how much a provider will charge for a given procedure.