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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.

In the News

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