May 30, 2018
StartUp Health Insider

Say Hello to Our Newest Health Transformers

Say Hello to Our Newest Health Transformers
We’re excited to announce ten new companies joined our portfolio, bringing our global community to 235 startups from 20 countries. Join us in welcoming our newest class, including our first company working to improve health in China.

World-Class Athletes Invest in the Future of Health

StartUp Health NOW #183
What do Andre Iguodala, Kerri Walsh Jennings, and Ryan Howard have to do with digital health? The NBA star, Olympian, and pro baseball player have combined their love of sports and business to become VCs, angels, and investors in health. Learn how they’re doing it in our interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health

We saw $440M in digital health funding this week, led by Grail with another whopping $300M from Chinese investors. Other big raises this week included SafetyCulture (A$60M) and CareZone ($50M).

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Stories to watch:

StartUp Health Adds Military Mind to Manage Expansion

The Long-Term Vision of Entrepreneurship With Steve Krein

StartUp Health Masterclass

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


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d.Health Summit

The University of Rochester, in collaboration with West Health, is hosting the 4th annual Summit, Beyond Healthcare to Successful Aging: America’s Next Revolution on June 6 in Boston, MA. This national forum brings together health and technology leaders to forge new alliances, disruptive models, and practical policy solutions. Save 20% with promo code STARTUP.

PULSE Finale

Join PULSE@MassChallenge at BIO International Convention on June 5 to celebrate the most promising digital healthcare startups in the world at the PULSE Finale. Reserve your ticket today.

Deadline Tomorrow! Bayer G4A Accelerator

Calling out startups and innovators interested in taking their digital health project to the next level. Here is your chance to collaborate with Bayer, benefit from their expertise, and together empower people to put them at the center of their own health. Check out the G4A website for more information about each interest area and submit your application before tomorrow, May 31!

Upcoming Health Events

PULSE Finale
June 5, 2018
Boston, MA Summit
June 6, 2018
Boston, MA

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.

StartUp Health Insights

Innovative health companies raised over $440M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount   Investors
Grail $300.0M   Ally Bridge Group, Hillhouse Capital Group, 6 Dimensions Capital, Blue Pool Capital, China Merchant Securities International, CRF Investment, HuangPu River Capital, ICBC International, Sequoia Capital China, WuXi NextCODE
SafetyCulture A$60.0M   Tiger Global, Blackbird Ventures, Index Ventures, Morpheus Ventures, Scott Farquhar
CareZone $50.0M   NEA, McKesson Ventures, Marc Benioff
OM1 $21.0M   Polaris Partners, General Catalyst, 7wire Ventures
Solv $16.8M   Greylock Partners, Benchmark, Aspect Ventures
Owkin $4.9M   GV
Insightin Health $2.0M   Health Catalyst Capital Management, Revolution's Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, TEDCO, SaaS Ventures, TCP Ventures, Paul Silber
Pridiktiv €1.5M   KBC Start it Fund, LRM
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