September 5, 2018
StartUp Health Insider

Healthcare Gets Schooled

Healthcare Gets Schooled
By providing free medical services, a system for electronic medical records, and a library of health information resources, CareDox has built a new type of healthcare infrastructure for 3.9 million students in the United States. Read about how they are creating new ways to support children’s health while also lowering the cost of healthcare for students and their families.

Building a Virtual Village

Building a Virtual Village
Too often, the populations that need innovative health solutions the most — people who work multiple jobs, struggle to afford healthy food, battle chronic illnesses — are the last to benefit from them. Thankfully, there is a crop of inspiring companies changing this paradigm in digital health by focusing on the wellbeing of entire communities. Meet 10 digital health startups transforming the future of community-based health.  

Fit4D Raises $4M to Improve the Lives of People With Diabetes

Fit4D Raises $4M to Improve the Lives of People With Diabetes
Fit4D just announced an additional $4M raise to improve the lives of the 30 million Americans in the U.S., and half a billion people in the world, who suffer from diabetes. Their coaching-based platform combines technology with a human touch in a way that increases engagement, even with the hardest-to-reach patients.

Learn more about Fit4D’s moonshot mission on HEALTH TRANSFORMER and read the full details about their raise on PRWeb.

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We're honored to partner with some of the world’s leading companies to bring together innovators and Health Transformers from around the world at the StartUp Health Festival. Become a Moonshot Partner to support this transformative gathering focused on achieving Health Moonshots.

Previous partners include Google, Sanofi, Accenture, Bayer, Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific, Uber, and more! Email to learn more.

ICYMI: check out the highlights from the 2018 StartUp Health Festival.

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health

We saw over $127M in innovative health funding this week, led by Tempus, which raised $110M. The company uses advanced machine learning and AI-assisted image recognition to help physicians make real-time, data-driven decisions on behalf of their patients.

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Stories to Watch:

The Intersection of Healthcare and Technology Is “the Hottest Area Around," said Epic SVP Sumit Rana

Polina Hanin of StartUp Health on the Mindset of Successful Entrepreneurs


This Senior Care Platform Is Tackling an Epidemic of Loneliness
The spirit of volunteerism meets the gig economy under the banner of America’s exploding elderly population

She Built a Wearable for Her Mother, and for Every Senior Wanting Independence
Jean Anne Booth, founder of UnaliWear, is dedicated to providing independence to vulnerable populations

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Fit4D Raises Additional $4 Million to Fuel Growth and Product Innovation Executing on Its Mission of Improving the Health of People With Diabetes

WuXi AppTec and Cyclica Team to Drive Polypharmacology in Drug Discovery
Outsourcing Pharma  

Using Tech From Personal Remedies to Create Personalized and Actionable Food Therapy
Doctor Bonnie 360 

Trak Male Fertility Testing System Review

How MouthWatch Is Enhancing Communication and Collaboration With Teledentistry
Dental Products Report 

Modernizing Your Legacy Technology? Tips From and Others

Pipeline Invites inShare Medical to Join Three-City 1MC Pitch Event
Startland News 

HHS Hosts Summit on Patient Engagement Technology, Care Management, Featuring Cohero Health
Patient Engagement HIT 

Cyclica Joins Bayer G4A to Advance Its Novel Differential Drug Design Technology

Hospital Clínic Signs Agreement With Mediktor to Validate Its Application and Develop a More Efficient Triage

CareDox to Provide Flu Shots for Flu Outbreak in Shreveport Learning Center
KTBS Shreveport 

Healthcare Weekly Names Prognos One of the 31 Best Healthcare Startups to Watch
Healthcare Weekly

StartUp Health Masterclass

Are you a health startup founder passionate about changing the world? Sign up for our next Masterclass Series to chat with Steven Krein and the rest of the StartUp Health Team about what it means to join our global army of Health Transformers. Start by completing a 10-Minute Mindset Audit now.

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StartUp Health @ Health 2.0 Fall Conference

Join StartUp Health at Health 2.0’s Fall Conference, taking place in Santa Clara on September 16-18, as we celebrate Health Transformers and the new innovations transforming the healthcare system. In partnership with California Health Care Foundation, we’ll be hosting our StartUp Health VIP Hangout at Health 2.0. Also, stop by registration and make sure to grab your free copy of the StartUp Health Magazine, Issue 2. See you in Santa Clara!

DTxDM East 2018

DTxDM East Summit, hosted on September 25-26 in Boston, is a senior-level gathering aimed to accelerate the advancement of the digital therapeutics/digital medicine industry. Register using code STARTUP15 for a discount.

Connected Health Conference

The 2018 Connected Health Conference is back in Boston on October 17-19. Join over 2,500 front-line healthcare providers, tech innovators, decision makers, life sciences companies, investors, and forward-thinking companies for networking, education, and demos of the latest digital health technologies and disruptive innovations. Use code 18CHC100 for $100 off registration.

Upcoming Health Events

Population Health September 2018 Forum
StartUp Health’s Steven Krein &
Dr. Howard Krein speaking
September 12, 2018
Philadelphia, PA

Value of Data: How Emerging Technologies Are Redefining Our Future
StartUp Health company Patientory speaking
September 13, 2018
New York, NY

StartUp Health VIP Party
@ Health 2.0

September 16 2018
Santa Clara, CA

Health 2.0 Fall Conference
September 16-18, 2018
Santa Clara, CA
Discount code: Fall18ST

Asian Healthcare Leadership Summit
StartUp Health company presenting
September 21-22, 2018

DTxDM East
September 25-26, 2018
Boston, MA
Discount code: STARTUP15

Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit
October 11, 2018
Boston, MA
Discount code: STARTUP200

Financial Times Digital Health Summit
October 17, 2018
New York, NY
Discount code: Start20

Connected Health Conference
October 17-19, 2018
Boston, MA
Discount code: 18CHC100

CNS Summit and Innovation Showcase
November 1-4, 2018
Boca Raton, FL 

Frontiers Health 2018
November 15-16, 2018
Berlin, Germany
Discount code: FH20STH

See more event information on our website.

Applications Are Open! StartUp Health Fellowship Program

Are you passionate about supporting the world’s Health Transformers as they work to achieve Health Moonshots? We are currently accepting applications for the Winter/Spring 2019 Fellowship which begins in mid-January. The deadline to apply is November 15.

StartUp Health Insights

Innovative health companies raised over $127M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount   Investors
Tempus $110.0M   Baillie Gifford, T. Rowe Price, Revolution Growth, New Enterprise Associates
Bridge Connector $5.5M   Axioma Ventures
Nebula Genomics $4.3M   Khosla Ventures, Arch Venture Partners, Fenbushi Capital, Mayfield, F-Prime Capital Partners, Great Point Ventures, Windham Venture Partners, Hemi Ventures, Mirae Asset, Hikma Ventures, Heartbeat Labs
Fit4D $4.0M   SJF Ventures, C&B Capital, Esther Dyson, North Haven Capital, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, StartUp Health
Goose $2.2M   Impression Ventures
myStrength $1.2M   Zoma Foundation
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