August 1, 2018

Building a Culture of Preventive Health

inHealth Medical Services Building a Culture of Preventive Health

When Aubrey Jenkins’ mother, who struggled her entire life with morbid obesity, lost 150lbs, there was no support system or place for her to turn to continue to manage her weight loss.

Inspired by her mother’s journey, Aubrey set out to found inHealth Medical Services, a startup that is developing the world’s largest clinically-proven virtual health coaching organization for medical weight loss, chronic disease management, diabetes prevention, sports nutrition, and corporate wellness solutions.

Read more about inHealth Medical Services moonshot mission to transform the way obesity and chronic disease medicine are delivered on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

The Quest to Make Health Data More Secure

Cybersecurity for Health Data
The era of open health data is upon us. Thankfully, these eight StartUp Health companies are rethinking how to keep our information safe and accessible. Learn more about their moonshot missions now on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health

We saw over $944M in innovative health funding this week, led by 23andMe teaming up with GlaxoSmithKline to the tune of $300M. Other big raises from around the world included $146.8M (RMB1 billion) for China-based Medlinker, $120M for India-based Curefit, and $102.6M (RMB700 million) for China-based Allcure Medical Technology.

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Stories to Watch:

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As Amazon Lurks, Walgreens Launches Digital Marketplace Listing Providers and Prices

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CNS Summit 2018

The CNS Summit on November 1-4, taking place in Boca Raton, offers an opportunity for innovative emerging companies to meet with pharma and biotech R&D leaders involved in clinical development and healthcare innovation. Register now.

Digital Orthopaedics Conference SF + Startup Competition 2019

The Digital Orthopaedics Conference San Francisco (DOCSF) aims to bridge technology and orthopaedics by highlighting the success of innovative technology companies who can document successful applications of technology in the healthcare space. Startups who are working on sensors and robotics specifically for orthopaedics can apply to their Startup Competition through September 30.

Frontiers Health

Frontiers Health 2018, taking place in Berlin on November 15-16, combines a unique mix of attendees and presenters from investment funds, life science companies, health innovation hubs, insurance companies, and digital health startups, creating a unique platform to discuss how innovations are converging to re-invent and transform healthcare. Register using code FH20STH for a 20% discount.  

Upcoming Health Events

TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon
Sponsored by Novartis
Apply by August 2, 2018

How to Master the Modern Patient Journey in 5 Easy Steps
Webinar hosted by and Healthgrades
August 7, 2018

UCSF Summer Digital Health Mixer
August 7, 2018
San Francisco, CA

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 11-12, 2018
Boca Raton, FL

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

See more event information on our website.

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StartUp Health Insights

Innovative health companies raised over $944M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount   Investors
23andMe $300.0M   GlaxoSmithKline
Medlinker $146.8M   China Capital Zhongcai Fund, Sequoia Capital, China Health Industry Investment Fund, Huaxing Capital
CureFit $120.0M   IDG Ventures, Accel Partners, Kalaari Capital, Chiratae Ventures, Oaktree Capital
Allcure Medical Technology $102.6M   China Capital Investment Group, China Health Industry Investment Fund Co.Ltd., Jinpu Jiangfu Equity Management
ClassPass $85.0M   Temasek, L Catterton
American Well $75.4M   Undisclosed
League C$62.0M   TELUS Ventures, Wittington Ventures, OMERS, Infinite Potential Group, RBC Ventures, BDC Ventures
Patientco $28.0M   Accel-KKR, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners
Healx $10.0M   Balderton Capital, Jonathan Milner, Amadeus Capital
snap40 $8.0M   ADV, MMC Ventures
HealthCrowd $7.2M   TVC Capital, Startup Capital Ventures, Healthy Ventures
Beddr $5.6M   Three Leaf Ventures, Stanford-StartX Fund, Delta Dental Washington Seed Fund, IT Farm
Carewave $3.1M   Undisclosed
Dobco Medical Systems €2.2M   Fortino Capital
Vyasa Analytics $1.8M   MassDevelopment
Aaptiv $1.0M   Bose Ventures
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