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August 31, 2016
StartUp Health Insider

Small Data’s Big Impact in Healthcare

On this week’s episode of StartUp Health NOW, Deborah Estrin, Professor of Computer Science and Director at the Small Data Lab at Cornell Tech, explores how “small data” -- our digital patterns and interactions -- can help physicians by creating a more meaningful representation of our personal health.

Deborah Estrin, Cornell Tech, on StartUp Health NOW
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StartUp Health Companies in the News

Prenatal Care Through Babyscripts: Cutting-edge Program Revolutionizing an Industry

Medicast Acquired by Providence St. Joseph Health

Zeel Sponsors Pro Tennis Athlete Steve Johnson at US Open

The World’s Largest Community of Health Transformers

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Whitepaper: The Digital Medicine Crystal Ball

Take a deep dive into the influence of digital medicine on the health ecosystem. By Forbes contributor, Nicole Fisher, this whitepaper features insights from StartUp Health and was produced by EBD Group in collaboration with Hogan Lovells, with contributions from Evidation Health, J&J Innovation, and key opinion leaders such as John Nosta and Unity Stoakes. Download the report today.

BioPharm America: Digital Medicine Connect

Join StartUp Health companies Adheretech, Althea Health, Cerora, LuminaCare and Medtep, plus StartUp Health’s Katya Hancock, on September 15 at this year’s Digital Medicine Connect in Boston, MA, to meet with hundreds of the world’s most innovative leaders across biotech, finance and pharma.

VoyagerMed Innovation Summit

Join StartUp Health company VoyagerMed, fellow Health Transformers and keynote speaker Steven Krein on September 23 in NYC at this year’s VoyagerMed Innovation Summit. The conference will explore the intersection of medical innovation and globalization of healthcare.

Join StartUp Health at the 10th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference

Join more than 2,000 of your health technology peers and fellow Health Transformers at the 10th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference on September 25-28 in Santa Clara. This year’s keynotes include health futurist Ian Morrison; Harvey Fineberg, President of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation; Karen DeSalvo, Assisting Secretary of the HHS; and many more. Use code fall16suh for 15% off registration.

Upcoming Health Events

Connected Health Summit
August 30 - September 1
San Diego, CA

BioPharm America, Digital Medicine Connect
StartUp Health Director Katya Hancock speaking
September 15
Boston, MA

VoyagerMed Medical Innovation Summit
StartUp Health CEO Steven Krein to keynote
September 22-24
New York, NY

Louisville Innovation Summit
October 9-11
Louisville, KY

See more digital health events

Buzzworthy Headlines

Steven Krein, CEO of StartUp Health, to Keynote the VoyagerMed Medical Innovation Summit

Hospitals Try Giving Patients a Dose of VR

Kate Spade Is Launching a Fashion Forward Fitness Tracker

The Virtual Surgeons of Syria
The Atlantic 

These Glasses Hide a Fitness Tracker on Your Face

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StartUp Health Is Hiring!

StartUp Health is hiring batteries-included team players who want to join our mission to transform health. We’re currently searching for a CFO as we expand our finance team in NYC.


So far, digital health companies have raised over $3.9B in 2016, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
ClearCare $60.0M Battery Ventures
Zillion $28.0M TwinFocus Capital Partners
Singlera Genomics $20.0M Lilly Asia Ventures, Green Pine Capital Partners, CDBI Partners
Curology $15.0M Advance Vixeid Partners, Sherpa Capital, Forerunner Ventures
Inscopix $10.0M Playground Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, Floodgate Fund
Gobiquity Mobile Health $6.0M InterWest Partners
Mint Solutions €5.0M BOM Capital, Life Sciences Partners,  Seventure Partners, NSA Ventures
Wooptix $3.3M Bullnet Capital, Intel Capital, Caixa Capital Risc
Health2Sync $3.0M WI Harper Group, Cherubic Ventures, iSeed Ventures, SparkLabs Global Ventures
DoseMe $2.0M Greg Spurgin, Gary Cunningham
StartUp Health Insights Midyear Report

The digital health market broke historic records as funding reached $3.9B in the first half of the year.

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