October 11, 2017
StartUp Health Insider
Transformer Inspiration
"My key motivator is to really see how we can improve patients and their quality of life."
- Health Transformer Kalle Palomäki

How One Health Transformer Brought Their Innovation to the US

Kalle Palomäki on StartUp Health NOW
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Health Transformer Kalle Palomäki explains how he managed to find the right fit in the U.S. market while building a profitable business in Finland. Watch the full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

StartUp Health’s Q3 2017 Insights Report

StartUp Health's Q3 Insights Report
StartUp Health's Q3 Insights Report
Read our full overview of this record breaking quarter on HEALTH TRANSFORMER and download our free report!

Introducing the First 75 Startups Who Will Be at the Startup Health Festival

StartUp Health Festival
Join us in welcoming the first 75 companies from the StartUp Health Moonshot Academy to the StartUp Health Festival, January 8-9, 2018! This highly curated gathering brings together Health Transformers -- the visionary entrepreneurs behind these breakout startups -- and StartUp Health’s network of partners, investors, and industry leaders to celebrate the transformation of health. Find out more on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!


This Mindset Shift Will Help You Deliver World Class Health Care at Half the Cost: An excerpt from Health Transformer-in-Resident Dave Chase’s new book “The CEO’s Guide to Restoring the American Dream”

Collaboration: The Driving Force Behind the Blockchain: How open-source coding will help blockchain adapt to the healthcare industry

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Wareable Tech Awards 2017 Shortlist for Startup of the Year: Supa.ai
Wareable Tech

Tickit Health Wins AARP Caregiver Quality of Life Challenge
The Health Care Blog

Wellthie Selected as Top Insurtech Innovator in 2017 Plug and Play Pro

Edamam Brings Restaurants Easy Solution for Adding Nutritional Profile to Menus
Total Food Service

According to Health Transformer Dr. Natalie Hodge, 'Bring Your Own Data' Is the Next Trend in Healthcare
Healthcare IT News

Zeel Named to Crain's Fast 50 and Best Places to Work
Markets Insider

Beyond Lucid Technologies Announces the Deployment of MEDIVIEW™ BEACON Prehospital Health Information Exchange

Why “Big Data” Needs to Be Made Small by Nightingale Health CTO Antti Kangas

Zeel Launches Massage on Demand in Tucson
PR Newswire

The World’s Largest Community of Health Transformers

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

TechTour Healthtech Venture Forum 2017

European Healthtech companies are creating the path to global health innovation. Discover the next great innovators in healthcare and register to attend the Healthtech Venture Forum 2017, happening in Valencia, Spain, on October 25-26.

Upcoming Health Events

Financial Times Digital Health Summit USA
StartUp Health speaking
October 12, 2017
New York, NY
25% off with code: START25

MedCity INVEST Twin Cities
October 12, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

Solving the Unsolvable: $1M Challenge to End IPF
October 13, 2017
San Francisco, CA

Future of Care: Technology in Medicine Conference
October 21, 2017
New York City, NY

October 23-23, 2017
San Diego, CA
Save with code: STARTUPHEALTH

TechTour Healthtech Venture Forum
October 25-26, 2017
Valencia, Spain

GuideWell Health+Accel Pitch Day
November 3, 2017
Orlando, FL

Frontiers Health
StartUp Health speaking
November 16-17, 2017
Berlin, Germany
20% off with code: FH17STARTUPHEALTH

Healthegy Digital Health Innovation Summit
November 30, 2017
Boston, MA
$100 off registration with code: startup17

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

Introducing the 3 Book List – Recommendations by StartUp Health Advisor & Investor Esther Dyson

Can the U.S. Repair Its Health Care While Keeping Its Innovation Edge?
The New York Times

Amazon Is on the Brink of Deciding If It Will Make a Big Move Into Selling Drugs Online

How Can Amazon Disrupt Healthcare?

Just One Hour of Exercise a Week May Help Prevent Depression

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Career Opportunities With Health Transformers

StartUp Health company Vheda Health is hiring a Client Success Project Manager. Apply to join them on their mission!

StartUp Health is always searching for amazing leaders to join our team and mission to transform health to make a global impact. Visit startuphealth.com/careers for more info.

StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $145M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Recursion Pharma $60.0M DCVC, Lux Capital, Obvious Ventures, Advantage Capital, Felicis, Epic, AME, Mubadala, Menlo Ventures, CRV, Two Sigma
Nanotronics $30.0M Investment Corporation of Dubai, Founders Fund
Level Ex $11.0M 4490 Ventures, JAZZ Venture Partners, Pritzker Group Venture Capital
Sight Sciences $10.0M Allegro Investment Fund, Hicks Equity Partners, Scientific Health Development
BroadSpot Imaging $7.5M Phoenix Venture Partners, Camino Real Capital Partners
Altibbi $6.5M DASH Ventures, Middle East Venture Partners, TAMM, RIMCO Investments, Endeavor’s Catalyst Fund
Cardiologs Technologies $6.4M Idinvest, ISAI, Kurma Partners, Partech Ventures, Bpifrance
DocsApp $5.5M Bessemer Venture Partners
Jool Health $4.5M CVC JOOL Investors, Tappan Hill Ventures, Michigan Angel Fund, Wakestream Ventures
Stop, Breathe & Think $2.4M Urban Innovation Fund, Aspect Ventures, Launchpad Digital Health, Amplify
FeetMe €1.9M Kurma Diagnostics, Paris Saclay, Idinvest Partners, Seventure, SOSV
Kiio $1.0M WEA Trust
A $2.5 Billion Quarter for Digital Health

Digital health funding isn’t slowing down with the largest Q3 yet coming in at over $2.5B. Following previous Q4 trends, we expect total annual funding for 2017 to hit the $10B mark.

Get the free 2017 Q3 Global Digital Health Funding Report now.

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