Manhattan-based pill dispensing startup bags $12 million in funding

The New York pill dispensing startup Hero has secured $12 million in its latest round of funding, according to Crain’s New York Business and a company announcement. The sizable funding round came thanks to the efforts of Brainchild Holdings, which the investment firm of Hero CEO Kal Vepuri. Additional funding was from Naval Ravikant, Box Group, Third Kind Venture Capital and Refactor Capital. Hero’s main product is a countertop device that dispenses up to 10 different medications for the exact amounts and…