July 24, 2019
StartUp Health Insider
The Digest for Health Transformers & Changemakers
New Health Transformers

Meet the Founders Joining the StartUp Health Family

Each quarter, the StartUp Health family welcomes a range of new companies into the fold. By partnering with these founders, we’re strengthening areas of health in sore need of committed visionaries – areas like brain health, genetics, and women’s health. So say hello and meet the newest Health Transformers to join our army of entrepreneurs and innovators.

Dr. Roberto Ascione, Healthware

The Evolution of Health Startups in Europe

Dr. Roberto Ascione, founder of Healthware, shares how conditions have changed for the better in European countries to help early stage health startups thrive.

Cecelia Health

Brand Breakdown: Cecelia Health’s New Look

When Cecelia Health (formerly Fit4D) wanted to change their name and refresh their look, they used the opportunity to tell a story critical to the brand’s evolution.

StartUp Health Insights

Brain Health Moonshot: Big Strides in YoY Funding

The Brain Health Moonshot took a turn for the better last quarter. Download the 2019 Midyear StartUp Health Insights Report to see which companies helped this moonshot rally.

NextGen Imaging

NextGen Imaging: Meet the Inventors Digitizing Radiology

From 3D facial scans to AI radiologists in a box, these entrepreneurs are advancing imaging and radiology tech to improve how we detect and treat diseases.

Need to Knows


Summer Digital Health Mixer

StartUp Health is proud to co-host the Summer Digital Health Mixer with the UCSF Entrepreneurship Center. Come join us in San Francisco on August 7 at this free annual networking event that brings out the ecosystem – entrepreneurs, hackers, physicians, MBAs, investors, and the curious.

Special Discount to Health 2.0 Annual Conference

Join us at the Health 2.0 Annual Conference in Silicon Valley this September 16-18. See the full spectrum of early-stage tech, highly-vetted startups, top investors, patient-dedicated programs, policy-focused dialogues, and authentic provider perspectives fueling the next frontier of healthcare. Save $200 on your registration with discount code: H20SUH200. Applicable for new 2-day, general attendee registration only.

Want more? See the full events calendar on StartUp Health HQ.

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health


This Week’s Funding

We saw over $418M in health innovation funding this week, led by Recursion Pharma, a Salt Lake City-based startup that raised $121M for its AI-powered drug discovery programs. Other big raises included $40M for Notable Labs and $17.5 for Seer. Click here to see details on all of this week's funding.
Download the 2019 Midyear Insights Report

Stories to Watch:

Phreesia Has Strong Public Debut as 2nd Digital Health IPO in 2019

The Tipping Point in Asia Digital Health
MedCity News

StartUp Health Companies in the News

NuEyes Computer Eye Glasses Provide New Vision on Life
KRIS 6 News

Episode 36: Business Is Beaming, Featuring Beam Health
drchrono Medical Healthcare Radio

TechDiversity: Hoy Health
St Pete Catalyst

When There’s More Than One Way to Target a Cancer – Featuring Cyclica’s Drug Discovery Platforms

U of T Researcher Teams Up With Toronto Biotech Firm Cyclica to Tackle Treatment-Resistant Lung Cancer
University of Toronto News

Neolth Partners With Beam to Facilitate Telemedicine Consults

Best Healthcare Startups to Watch for 2019: Conversa Health, BabyMed, Biome Analytics

Trends in Healthcare Investments and Exits 2019: Top 10 Largest Series A Deals: Savonix
Silicon Valley Bank

Meet 500 Startups’ 25th Batch of Startups: LucidAct Health

openDoctor Partners With Diagnostic Imaging Centers in Kansas City for Real-Time Patient Engagement Suite

Surprise Medical Bills Are Bad for Healthcare Providers, Thought Leadership From Sift Healthcare CEO

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