June 6, 2018
StartUp Health Insider

Curiosity x Assistance x Now = Magical Experiences in Healthcare

Former Google Exec on StartUp Health NOW
When Former Google exec Jim Lecinski took the stage at the StartUp Health Festival, he had one objective: help bring magical experiences to healthcare. We’ve broken it down into three lessons — and one simple equation.

StartUp Health IRL

Katya Hancock @ PULSE Finale 18
This week offers a range of ways to connect with the StartUp Health team and collaborate in real life:

Come out and say hello, give a high-five, or follow along on Twitter for live updates at @StartUpHealth.

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health

We saw over $278M in innovative health funding this week, led by CMR Surgical ($100M), which has set out to disrupt the surgical robot market. Other big raises included Ava and CAMP4 Therapeutics with $30M each.

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Stories to watch:

Ten Healthcare Moonshots and How This Digital Health Entrepreneur Is Tackling Them

AI, Big Data Continue Big Year as OM1 Raises $21M

AARP Expands Innovation Efforts, Launches Senior-Focused Startups

Apple Is Giving Medical Researchers and App Developers New Ways to Prevent Diseases

StartUp Health Masterclass

Are you a health startup founder passionate about changing the world? Sign up for our upcoming June 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


How Top Athletes Are Investing in the Future of Health

StartUp Health Welcomes 10 New Companies to World’s Largest Digital Health Portfolio

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Check Out Who Joined StartUp Health Academy’s Latest Cohort

CarePredict Unveils AI-Powered Senior Care Technology Platform

David Weingard on Fit4D Serving the Latino Population

Greatist's 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness

Trak Fertility to Sponsor the 2018 Drive For Men’s Health

'Face-Aging' Photos From AprilAge Convince Tanners to Shun the Sun

RC21X Technology Could Revolutionize Testing, Tracking of Brain Performance

Careteam Technologies Founder Dr. Alexandra T. Greenhill Wins Startup Canada's Western Canada Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Why We Must Bring More Awareness to Precision Prenatal Care With Anish Sebastian, Co-founder and CEO at Babyscripts

WinguMD SIIM 2018 Innovation Challenge Promo

10 Strategic Ways to Automate Your Internal Business Workflows, Doctor.com Weighs In

How Two Tech Bachelors Teamed Up to Save Maternity Costs for Women, Doctors

Strong Online Presence Fuels Patient Retention, Patient Satisfaction

Valera Health Co-founder Named to Harvard Business School 2018-2019 Blavatnik Fellows in Life Science Entrepreneurship

Texas A&M New Ventures Competition Names M&S Biotics Among Top Winners

Health and Biotechnology Summit

We’re excited to be a part of this year’s Executive Council & the New York Venture Capital Association 5th annual Health & Biotechnology Summit, taking place in New York City on June 13. Speakers will include the CEOs of Zeel, Prognos, and Greatist, plus execs from Merck, Pfizer, PAIGE.AI, and more. The StartUp Health community can register for a 25% discount using the code HBTS25.


Register now to attend MedCity CONVERGE July 11-12 in Philadelphia, an executive summit that gathers all sectors of the oncology ecosystem — leading hospital systems, emerging technology startups, and other key stakeholders —  to discuss the latest strategies and innovations. Save 50% off full rate with code STARTUPHEALTH.

FT Digital Health Summit

Join us in New York City on October 17 for the FT Digital Health Summit USA to explore the benefits, opportunities and complexities of digital disruption. Register with code Start20 to save 20%.

Upcoming Health Events

TMCx Demo Day | Digital Health 2018*
*StartUp Health company Particle Health presenting
June 7, 2018
Houston, TX

Health & Biotechnology Summit
June 13, 2018
New York, NY

Tech Tour 2018 Healthcare Summit
June 25-27, 2018
Lausanne, Switzerland

July 11-12, 2018
Philadelphia, PA

See more event information on our website.

Join Our Team, Change the World

Our team is growing! We’re currently hiring an Executive Assistant to provide day-to-day support to our CEO and President (the StartUp Health co-founders). 

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StartUp Health Insights

Innovative health companies raised over $278M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount   Investors
CMR Surgical $100.0M   Zhejiang Silk Road Fund, Escala Capital Investments, LGT, Cambridge Innovation Capital, Watrium
Ava $30.0M   btov, SVC
CAMP4 Therapeutics $30.0M   Andreessen Horowitz, Polaris Partners, Kraft Group
Strata Oncology $26.0M   Pfizer Ventures, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Deerfield Management, Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, Arboretum Ventures, Baird Capital
Propeller Health $20.0M   Aptar Pharma, Safeguard Scientifics, Social Capital, Hikma Ventures, 3M Ventures, SR One
Circle Cardiovascular Imaging $16.0M   Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, Yaletown Partners
Curai $10.7M   General Catalyst, Khosla Ventures
Pursuant Health $10.4M   Undisclosed
Parachute Health $9.5M   Insight Venture Partners, Greater New York Hospital Association Ventures, Loeb Holding Corp, Anthony Welters, Fred Browne
Virtuagym €6.0M   Endeit Capital
Clarius Mobile Health $6.3M   PenderFund Capital Management, Export Development Canada
Modern Fertility $6.0M   Maveron, Union Square Ventures, Sound Ventures, #Angels, SV Angel
Saranas $2.8M   Undisclosed
Risalto Health $1.5M   Health Catalyst Capital Management
KareXpert Technologies $1.4M   Reliance Industries Ltd
Quit Genius $1.1M   Village Global VC, Pioneer Fund, Arab Angel VC, Max Mullen, Olivia Teich, Paul Rosania, Ariel Polar, Eric Reis, David Langley, Juha Paananen, Junaid Bajwa
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