Nas Gets That Amazon Money: Another Company Sells For A Billion
(AllHipHop News) Rap star Nas sure knows how to pick his investments. The rapper’s Queensbridge Venture Partners has scored another huge payday, with the acquisition PillPack. Earlier today, Amazon announced it was purchasing PillPack, which is an online pharmacy that streamlined the delivery of medication to patients in all 50 states in the U.S.
Queensbridge Venture Partners participated in a funding round with seven other investors back in 2014, raising a total of $8.8 million.
In total, total PillPack raised over $118 million dollars before it was sold off to Amazon today for a cool billion.
“PillPack makes it simple for any customer to take the right medication at the right time, and feel healthier,” said TJ Parker, co-founder and CEO of PillPack. “Together with Amazon, we are eager to continue working with partners across the healthcare industry to help people throughout the U.S. who can benefit from a better pharmacy experience.”