The highly publicized $3 trillion figure is a staggering, but ultimately distracting, number ...
December 9, 2015

Healthcare Transformers' Long Game: Serving the Rising Billions

The highly publicized $3 trillion figure is a staggering — but ultimately distracting — number when it comes to predicting future opportunities for healthcare innovation. Long-term investors and entrepreneurs looking to make a dent in the universe should turn their focus to those currently living with limited or no access to healthcare at all. Read Unity Stoakes' most recent column in Forbes.


Say Hello to a Better Way to Reach Your Doctor

Henry Kane, President and CEO of MedXCom, discusses the challenges of doctor and patient communication and shares how his company aims to transform and improve connectivity day or night.

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Meet Vinod Khosla, Bob Kocher and Esther Dyson at the StartUp Health Festival

The StartUp Health Festival is a two-day invitation-only experience for Healthcare Transformers and investors during the JP Morgan Healthcare conference on Jan 11-12, 2016, in San Francisco. Learn more and request your VIP pass today.

Improve Health Tech in NYC

Pilot Health Tech NYC is accepting joint applications from host companies and innovators for pilot programs. Winners will receive up to $1 million in commercialization awards over the next three years and the opportunity to have their pilot shown in major health events and conferences. Apply now.

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So far, digital health companies have raised $5.9B in 2015, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount  Investors
Peloton Interactive $75.0M Catterton
Welltok $45.0M Flare Capital Partners, EDBI, Georgian Partners
MD Revolution $23.0M Jump Capital
Contessa Health $3.5M Sandbox Industries, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Martin Ventures
Seamless Medical Systems $2.5M Sun Mountain Capital, New England Development Investments
LindaCare $1.6M Capricorn Venture Partners

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