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November 14, 2013 | Tom Ballard

Chattanooga start-up WeCounsel “going live”

WeCounsel(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following release was submitted by Riley Draper of WeCounsel Solutions, LLC. The Chattanooga-based company, part of the 2013 “Gig Tank” cohort, was previously profiled on teknovation.biz. You can read that initial story here and a follow-up article here.)

Chattanooga, TN: Today, after months of pilot testing with a nationwide healthcare enterprise and private practice providers across the country, WeCounsel Solutions, LLC, a HIPAA compliant platform that connects mental health providers to their clients online has released their product to the public.

On the company’s upcoming release, Chief Communications Officer Riley Draper said, “We are very excited to bring WeCounsel to the public. After months of pilot testing, we are confident that our product is ready and will bring a great deal of added value to the provider and client relationship.”

Closing Statement: “With the release of WeCounsel, a large number of individuals who couldn’t find the help they desired now can. Stay-at-home moms no longer have to take their kids through a waiting room; senior citizens no longer have to drive to the clinic, and we see this as a powerful opportunity not just for clients but for providers as well.”

Note: Providers can sign up at www.wecounsel.com.

To gain this momentous following, WeCounsel planned and executed the following tactics:

  • Piloted the product with a nationwide healthcare enterprise.
  • Piloted the product with private practice providers across the state.
  • Collected user feedback and iterated on the product to better meet their collective needs.
  • Added three full time employees to company: two developers and a customer support representative.

About WeCounsel Solutions, LLC: WeCounsel is a HIPAA compliant, online platform that connects mental health providers to their clients online with videoconferencing and project management applications. The company was founded in Chattanooga, TN in 2011 by Harrison Tyner, Riley Draper, and Joshua Goldberg in order to provide increased access to mental health services. WeCounsel has graduated from both the Company Lab and GigTank accelerators, received a grant from Mozilla, and just recently closed a round of funding for $600,000 from UltraGroup, LLC, bringing to company’s total funding to $680,000.