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Doximity exploded onto the public markets last month with an IPO that saw share values of the physician social networking startup double in 24 hours.

The company raised $500 million — and the eyebrows of many industry observers — with its stock market debut, its first public fundraise since 2014. More than 10,000 physicians participated in the IPO, making them the biggest collective Doximity shareholder, according to Nate Gross, the company’s co-founder and chief strategy officer.


One secret to the company’s success going from startup to stock market darling: It frequently pulls ideas from physician users and the members of its scientific advisory board, who regularly participate in company brainstorming sessions and events, Gross told STAT. That’s how Doximity came up with the plan to create the telehealth platform Dialer, which launched in 2020.

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