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ZocDoc Celebrates 1st Anniversary with Investments from Bezos, Benioff
Date:10/1/2008

Internet legends Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com and Marc Benioff of Salesforce.com invest in ZocDoc, a growing healthcare startup. Just one year after it launched, ZocDoc continues its impressive 50% growth per month and now offers patients six healthcare specialties to choose from.

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 1, 2008 -- What a difference a year makes! Just one year ago, out of an East Village apartment, three entrepreneurs launched http://www.zocdoc.com [ZocDoc __title__ ZocDoc: Doctor and Dentist Appointments. Instantly.], an award-winning personal Web service that helps consumers http://www.zocdoc.com [find and book doctor and dentist appointments __title__ See available doctor and dentist appointments] online. Today, the 12 person company announced that it has two new investors that know a thing or two about building an Internet business from scratch: Marc Benioff, founder, chairman and CEO of Salesforce.com and Jeff Bezos, founder, chairman and CEO of Amazon.com, who invested via his personal investment company, Bezos Expeditions.

"Two of the most successful Internet entrepreneurs believe in what we're doing," said Cyrus Massoumi, ZocDoc cofounder and CEO. "We're trying to solve a critical problem in the U.S. healthcare system and it's extremely encouraging to have Marc and Jeff behind us."

Last month ZocDoc announced its Series A funding round, led by Khosla Ventures, which will help the company scale up its already impressive growth. Since June, the company has doubled the number of specialties, adding http://www.zocdoc.com/eye-specialists [ophthalmologists __title__ Find eye specialists near you], http://www.zocdoc.com/orthopedic-surgeons [orthopedists __title__ Find orthopedic surgeons near you] and http://www.zocdoc.com/ear-nose-throat-specialists [ENT specialists __title__ Find ENT specialists near you] (ear, nose, and throat). These new specialti
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