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October 12, 2016
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PsyInnovations’ Global Solution to Improve Mental Health

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Ritvik Singh, PsyInnovations, on StartUp Health NOW
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Download Free: StartUp Health’s Q3 Digital Health Funding Insights

2016 Q3 Insights
2016 is on track to be the biggest year yet for digital health funding, according to the just published Q3 StartUp Health Insights report. Download the full report and read more on our blog, Forbes, Healthcare Dive and Internet Health Management.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

PierianDx Acquires StartUp Health Company Tute Genomics
Tute Genomics

New Device From Accel Diagnostics Could Help Predict a Person’s Risk of Heart Attack Without Leaving the Couch
WESA - Pittsburgh's NPR News Station

Brainshake Looks for Regulatory Approval and Internationalization
Good News From Finland

Ethan Bearman: CEO Spotlight - In Home Care Givers, A New Approach With Sherwin Sheik, CEO of CareLinx
KGO Radio

Edamam Partners With Random House to Power Nutrition for Recipes in Cookbooks

CEO of Fit4D David Weingard Delivered Keynote Speech at American Diabetes Association’s “Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes”

Fairsail Partners With FitBliss to Deliver Even Greater Workforce Experiences
Yahoo! Finance

Transamerica Offers Employers New Option to Enroll Employees in Voluntary Benefits With Maxwell Health Marketplace
PR Newswire

MedXCom Partners With athenahealth's 'More Disruption Please' Program to Allow for More Efficient Management of After-Hours Communications

Covia Health Partners With openDoctor to Offer Innovative, Real-time Patient Engagement Platform for Women’s Health

Dr. David Mou of Valera Health Named to LinkedIn’s Next Wave 2016 in Healthcare

Vivor to Address the Financial Burden of Cancer Care With Federal Backing
Becker’s Hospital Review

First VoyagerMed Medical Innovation Summit Hosted Attendees From More Than 20 Countries

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We’re heading to the 4th annual MedCity ENGAGE in San Diego October 18-19 to explore the latest strategies and innovations to advance patient engagement. Save 40% on MedCity ENGAGE when you use our partner code STARTUPHEALTH to register.

Momentum by The Next Web

The Next Web and StartUp Health invite you to join 5,000 technology world leaders in Brooklyn on November 16 for what's been dubbed NY's most intimate tech conference for business decision makers. Use this link for half-price admission.

GIANT Health

GIANT is an interdisciplinary event running November 16-18 in London that showcases leading technologies, accelerates innovation and enhances commercial success in a uniquely inspirational and creative environment, and is the most important and main event within #HealthTechWeek. Get 50% off registration with the code SUHEALTH50.

Upcoming Health Events

Next Edge Health Experience Summit
October 17-18
Boston, MA

October 18-19
San Diego, CA

Connected Health Symposium
October 20-21
Boston, MA

Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE)
October 21-22
Washington, DC


Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit
November 2
Boston, MA

Momentum by The Next Web
November 16
Brooklyn, NY

GIANT Health
November 16-18
London, England

Frontiers Health
November 17-18
Berlin, Germany

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

Digital Health Entrepreneurs Raising More Capital Than Ever (Probably)

Investors Pour $6.5 Billion Into Digital Healthcare So Far This Year
Internet Health Management 

HHS Issues HIPPA & Cloud Computing Guidance, Which Is Helpful to All Users of Cloud Services 

Report: 2016 Shaping Up to Be Biggest Year Yet for Digital Health funding
Healthcare Dive 

Tech Jobs Are Spreading Into ‘Flyover Country’
Wall Street Journal

Fitbit Creates Research Library With Fitabase

Digital Health Funding Skewing Toward Consumer Experience
Healthcare Dive

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StartUp Health is looking for batteries-included team players who want to join our mission to transform health. We’re currently searching for a Partnerships Director & HR Coordinator to join our growing team in NYC!


Digital health companies have raised over $75M this week, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Welltok $33.7M New Enterprise Associates, Bessemer Venture Partners, Georgian Partners, Emergence Capital, InterWest Partners, Sigma Partners, HLM Venture Partners, Flare Capital Partners, Trustmark, Qualcomm Life Fund, Hearst Health Ventures, Singapore-based EDBI, Okapi Venture Capital, Miramar Ventures
Evidation Health $15.0M B Capital Group, GE Ventures, AMV, Fresco Capital, Pappas Ventures
Recursion Pharma $12.9M Lux Capital, Obvious Ventures, Epic Ventures, Data Collective, AME Cloud Ventures, Wild Basin Investments
Benchling $7.0M Thrive Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Geoff Ralston, Matt Huang, David Wallerstein
Eccrine Systems $5.5M CincyTech Ventures
DocSynk $1.0M Naya Ventures
Satchel Health $1.0M NueCura Partners
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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