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November 30, 2016
StartUp Health Insider

Where Moonshots Begin & Transformation Happens: The 2017 StartUp Health Festival

We’re convening more than 2,000 of the most inspiring entrepreneurs, health leaders, scientists, doctorpreneurs, investors and Health Transformers at the StartUp Health Festival to focus on solving the world's health moonshots. Join founders from over 100 StartUp Health companies and hundreds of the world’s health leaders like Vinod Khosla, Esther Dyson, J. Craig Venter, PhD, Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, Toby Cosgrove, MD, all during the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, January 9-10 in San Francisco! Request your invite!

Revolutionizing the Future of Orthopedics

Braceunder on StartUp Health Now

On this week’s episode of StartUp Health NOW, Health Transformer and CEO of BRACEUNDER Teddy Hodges discusses his company's cutting-edge technology in the restorative and therapeutic treatment of orthopedic injury and the impact BRACEUNDER holds for the future of orthopedic medicine.

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Calling All Startups: Validate and Commercialize With StartUp Health Colorado

The deadline for our first Call for Innovations for StartUp Health Colorado is rapidly approaching! Apply to StartUp Health Colorado: CU Anschutz, Children’s Hospital Colorado, UCHealth before December 9.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Zeel: The ‘Ridiculous’ Massage Business That's Raising Millions

Care Technology Solutions Receives $100K Investment by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania's Wearable Designed to Put an End to Snoring

This Anti-snore Wearable Created by Thinks It Can Train You to Sleep Better
Irish Examiner

Anti-Snore Wearable by Off to a Good Start on Kickstarter

Wellthie CEO Shares Everything You Need to Know About Health Insurance
Buzzfeed News

Babyscripts CEO Anish Sebastian on the cult/tech Podcast
Red Cup Agency

The World’s Largest Community of Health Transformers

For entrepreneurs who are transforming healthcare, StartUp Health Academy is a lifetime program for every stage of growth that provides coaching, community, access and promotion to each of our Health Transformers.

Pfizer Oncology Innovation Challenge

Pfizer Oncology is sponsoring the Advancing Care for Patients Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer (mBC) innovation challenge, in collaboration with Health 2.0, to encourage healthcare innovators to harness technology and develop cutting edge solutions that will help enrich the lives of patients living with mBC. Organizations, developers, entrepreneurs, designers and innovators are encouraged to submit applications by January 20, 2017.

New York eHealth Collaborative Digital Health Conference

Help shape the future of healthcare at the New York eHealth Collaborative’s Digital Health Conference (DHC). The 2016 DHC will be held December 6-7 at New World Stages in NYC. Join your peers and register today & use code StartUp for a 10% discount when registering.

Upcoming Health Events

HITLAB Innovators Summit
November 29 - December 1
New York, NY

Slush 2016
StartUp Health Finland Showcase
November 30 - December 1
Helsinki, Finland

NYeC Digital Health Conference
December 6-7
New York, NY

Connected Health Conference
December 11-14
Washington, DC

Global Digital Health Forum
December 13-14
Washington, DC

StartUp Health Festival
January 9-10
San Francisco, CA

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

Donald Trump Chooses Tom Price as Health Secretary
Wall Street Journal

Five Genomics Startups That Want to Unlock Your Secrets
Fast Company

AMA Approves List of Guiding Principles for Digital Health Tools

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StartUp Health Is Hiring!

StartUp Health is looking for batteries-included team players who want to join our mission to transform health. We’re hiring a Senior Accountant, Copywriter, Designer, HR Manager, Associates and more! Visit for more info or send us your resume + why you want to work at StartUpHealth to

StartUp Health company AdhereTech is hiring a VP of Business Development. Apply now and please share with your networks!


Digital health companies have raised over $60M this week, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Genalyte $36.0M Khosla Ventures, Redmile Group
Cogito Health $15.0M Undisclosed
Care/of $3.0M Juxtapose
ActiveProtective $2.6M Undisclosed
Cera £1.3M David Buttress, Ken Costa, Paul Willmott, Peter Sands, Arnie Sriskandarajah, Carol Black, Tim Jackson, Thomas Zeltner
Noona Healthcare €1.5M Inventure, The Noaber Foundation, Capricorn ICT Arkiv
Third Eye Health $1.1M TLSG Investments
Sightbox $1.0M JumpStart Foundry, Portland Seed Fund, Rogue Venture Partners, VistaRiver Healthcare Solutions
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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