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December 14, 2016
StartUp Health Insider

StartUp Health’s Global Army of Health Transformers on Quest to Achieve 10 Health Moonshots Convenes in San Francisco

StartUp Health Festival
We’re less than a month away from the 2017 StartUp Health Festival where the world’s most inspiring health entrepreneurs, innovators and investors will come together during the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference. Request to be added to the Festival waitlist and read more on the StartUp Health Blog!

Startups to Pitch Live at Accenture’s HealthTech Innovation Challenge

Congrats to the eight startups selected to pitch at Accenture’s HealthTech Innovation Challenge final round and awards ceremony during the StartUp Health Festival on Monday, January 9. RSVP to attend using access code AccentureGuest.

StartUp Health Showcase & Cocktail Reception With athenahealth

Health entrepreneurs: today is the last day to apply to give a 59-second pitch on stage during the StartUp Health Showcase we are co-hosting with athenahealth followed by a networking party January 10. RSVP here.

Capturing and Sharing Life Stories for Better Health

LifeBio on StartUp Health Now

In this week's episode of StartUp Health NOW!, Health Transformer and CEO of LifeBio Beth Sanders talks about why the missing ingredient to any health record is life stories.

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StartUp Health Companies in the News

Lyft Partners With CareLinx to Transport Seniors
San Francisco Business Times

H&T Presspart and Cohero Health Launch First Market-Ready, Fully-Connected Metered Dose Inhaler to Optimize Care of Asthma and COPD
Drug Delivery Business

Successful Mobile App Design: What Can We Learn From Ray-Ban, Urban Outfitters, and Zeel

Wearables for Good: SUPA for Pregnancy
Unicef Wearables for Good

CareRides: Accessible Transportation for the Elderly by Lyft and CareLinx

Zeel Is Now Available in Minneapolis and San Antonio

The World’s Largest Community of Health 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 Health Transformers.

Digital Health Summit @ CES 2017

With the digital health market expected to reach $233 billion by 2020, it’s no surprise that this exploding industry is in the forefront of exciting tech innovation. Join StartUp Health’s Polina Hanin at the Digital Health Summit at CES in Las Vegas! The Digital Health Summit is more than a showcase, it is the number one event for lucrative conversation, invaluable networking, and the inspiration to keep pushing the envelope in digital health innovation.

Upcoming Health Events

Digital Health Summit at CES 2017
StartUp Health’s Polina Hanin Speaking
January 6-7
Las Vegas, NV

StartUp Health Festival
January 9-10
San Francisco, CA

StartUp Health + athenahealth Startup Showcase & Cocktail Party
January 10
San Francisco, CA

Healthcare Disruption Tour
January 16-20
San Francisco – New York

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

21st Century Cures Act and Its Effect on Digital Health
Morgan Lewis

Surrounded by Health Innovators: A Conversation With Unity Stoakes of StartUp Health

How to Use Your Wearable’s VO2 Max Feature in Your Fitness Routine

This Doctor Used Snapchat’s Spectacles to Record a Surgery

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StartUp Health Is Hiring!

StartUp Health is looking for batteries-included team players who want to join our mission to transform health. We’re hiring a Senior Accountant, Copywriter-in-Residence, Designer-in-Residence, HR Manager, Associates and more! Visit for more info.

StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $78M this week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
PatientPing $31.6M Andreessen Horowitz, Leerink Transformation Partners
Augmedix $23.0M McKesson Ventures, OrbiMed
Vida Health $18.0M Canvas Ventures, Nokia Growth, Aspect Ventures, Khosla Ventures
Eversound $3.0M Shelter Group, Red Bear Angels, 10X Ventures
Emanate Wireless $1.5M Undisclosed
Doctoranytime €1.0M Apostolos Apostolakis, Eleftheria Zourou
StartUp Health Insights Q3 Report

2016 is on track to be the biggest year yet for digital health funding. Q3 was significant with almost $2.4B in deals, nearly half of which were international.

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