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July 13, 2016
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Digital Health Funding Continues to Break Records

Watch the StartUp Health Insights Midyear Report video!
According to the StartUp Health Insights Midyear Report, digital health funding has reached a record high of $3.9 billion for the first half of the year, with no signs of slowing down. Catch the latest highlights in Forbes, Politico, San Francisco Business Times, Boston Business Journal, Healthcare IT News, MedCity News, MobiHealthNews, HIT Consultant, FierceHealthcare and Telehealth & Telecare Aware.

Building Solutions for Behavior Change in Corporate Wellness

Chris Cutter, LifeDojo, on StartUp Health NOW

On this week’s episode of StartUp Health NOW, Chris Cutter, founder and CEO of LifeDojo, discusses his reasons for building a behavioral health company, advice on breaking into the corporate wellness market, what’s next for LifeDojo and a personal behavior change tip to build healthy habits at the office or at home.

National Cancer Moonshot Summit Highlights

StartUp Health’s Chief Medical Officer Howard Krein was invited to participate in Vice President Biden’s National Cancer Moonshot Summit last week along with a panel of esteemed leaders and patient advocates to brainstorm how we can work together to find a cure for cancer. The White House Fact Sheet has the details on the newest actions to accelerate progress toward ending cancer.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Med-software Maker Caremerge Raises $14 Million
Crain’s Chicago Business

Force Therapeutics Raises $2.5M for Expansion of Remote Physical Therapy Business
MedCity News

Finding the Right Caregiver with CareLinx, eHarmony Style

SportTechie Startup Profile Series: BRACEUNDER Produces Dynamic Athlete Apparel to Keep Athletes Performing

HealthTap Makes a Bigger Push into Continuing Studies for Doctors & Acquires Docphin

Mental Health Home Care Company Mindoula Acquires Care at Hand

The World’s Largest Community of Healthcare Transformers

For entrepreneurs who are transforming healthcare, StartUp Health Academy is a lifetime program for every stage of growth that provides coaching, community, access and promotion to each of our Healthcare Transformers.

Exclusive Q&A with Aurora Health Care & StartUp Health

Together with Aurora Health Care, a leading not-for-profit health care system, we’re working to discover startups to integrate into a Personalized Population Health Platform. Join us Friday, July 15, for a Q&A session with Aurora Health Care and StartUp Health to learn more about this unique partnership and call for innovations and how to begin applying for this program.

Health 2.0 Global Retrospective Awards Nominations Are Out!

Don’t forget to vote for StartUp Health portfolio companies Medtep and Shift Health and Healthcare Transformers Dan Penn and Sam Zebarjadi in this year’s Health 2.0 10 Year Global Retrospective Awards. Good luck to everyone who was nominated and we will see you at Health 2.0 this fall!

The Transformer Series

StartUp Health and SeventySix Capital are hosting an exclusive event during the DNC. Request an invite and join us on July 27 at the Microsoft Innovation Center in Philadelphia for an exclusive half-day exploration into the future of health innovation.

Upcoming Health Events

Connected Health Summit
August 30 - September 1
San Diego, CA

BioPharm America, Digital Medicine Connect
September 15
Boston, MA

VoyagerMed Medical Innovation Summit
September 22-24
New York, NY

Health 2.0 Fall Conference
September 25-28
Santa Clara, CA

See more digital health events

Buzzworthy Headlines

President Obama: Medicine’s Next Step
Boston Globe

Aurora Expanding Partnership with StartUp Health

Sanjay Gupta on the New Age of House-Calls
Future of Healthcare News

Pokémon Go Might Be the Fastest-growing Unintentional Health App

Funding, Coaching, and Data: StartUp Health Wants to Transform Healthcare

Power the Movement to Transform Health

StartUp Health is hiring batteries-included team players who want to join our mission to transform health. Check out our current openings and share with your network.

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So far, digital health companies have raised over $3.9B in 2016, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Caremerge $14.0M Insight Venture Partners, Grażyna Kulczyk, Cambia Health Solutions, Ziegler LinkAge Longevity Fund, GE Ventures, Arsenal Venture Partners
3Scan $14.0M Undisclosed
Avizia $11.0M Blue Heron Capital, Lavrock Ventures, NextGen Venture Partners, Middleland Capital, Waterline Capital, Blu Ventures
Network Locum $7.0M BGF Ventures
FORCE Therapeutics $2.5M Undisclosed
StartUp Health Insights Midyear Report

The digital health market broke historic records as funding reached $3.9B in the first half of the year.

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