April 16, 2014

Did You Get Your Google Glass?

For one day only this week, you could have snagged your very own pair of Google Glass -- if you were willing to shell out a cool $1,500. While the jury is still out on the practicality of Glass for general consumer use, we’re looking forward to seeing what it can do in healthcare. No word yet on how many devices Google sold during its 24-hour sale, but here’s hoping we get to see how it fares in the doctor’s office soon!

StartUp Health’s Quarterly Summit Fuels Innovation

From acing the cold call to mastering content marketing on a shoestring budget, our Healthcare Transformers swapped strategies on a huge range of startup-specific topics at our quarterly summit last week. They also shined on stage during a startup showcase at Google and gave a peek at the future of healthcare.

AdhereTech’s CEO on How to Build a Digital Health Business

The best entrepreneurial advice comes from those living the startup life. Josh Stein, the CEO of StartUp Health company AdhereTech shares his insights on topics ranging from employees to equity on the April 13th podcast of Health Crossroads with Dr. Doug Elwood and Dr. Tom Elwood.

Focusing on the Digital in Digital Health

Finally, there’s a digital health conference you can attend without leaving your office! Join StartUp Health President Unity Stoakes at digihealth pulse Virtual 2014, a completely online health conference. Register with the code STARTUPDHPV15 to receive 15 percent off the admission price and hear from more than 25 of the top digital health thought leaders.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Direct Dermatology
Direct-to-Consumer Telemedicine: Has its time come?
cHealth Blog

Greatist
Healthy Living 2.0
Columbia Business Magazine

Derek Flanzraich – Founder and CEO of Greatist
Idea Mensch

TalkSession
Healthy Living 2.0
Columbia Business Magazine

Zeel
App Wrap: 'MiniBar,' 'Zeel'
TWC News 1

StartUp Health Weekly InsightsTM

Top Digital Health Funding This Week
Startup Amount Investors
Blue Health Intelligence $42.5M Undisclosed
Maestro Healthcare Technologies  $17M Undisclosed
Lifesum $6.7M Bauer MediaSparkLabs Global Ventures
Trinity Pharma Solutions $4M Milestone Venture Partners
Chronix Biomedical $3.4M Undisclosed
Zesty $2M ABRT Venture FundTA Venture
See much more in StartUp Health Insights, the most comprehensive funding database tracking over $9 billion in digital health and health tech deals.

Upcoming Health Events & Challenges

MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum
April 22-23, 2014
Chicago, IL

CajunCodeFest
April 23-25, 2014
Lafayette, LA 

Digital Health Innovation in Context
April 24, 2014
Princeton, NJ 

China Healthcare ICT Conference
April 24-25, 2014
Beijing, China 

Wired Health
April 29, 2014
London, England 

Charité Entrepreneurship Summit 2014
May 5-6, 2014
Berlin, Germany 

AARP Health Innovation @50+
May 9, 2014
Boston, MA 

Startup Grind Philadelphia Presents Lindy Snider of Lindi Skin
May 14, 2014
Philadelphia, PA 

The Big C Competition
Submission Deadline
May 15, 2014 

Roadmap to Entrepreneurship
May 17-18, 2014
New York, NY 

digihealth pulse Virtual 2014
May 19-21, 2014

For more digital health events, visit our website.

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