Implantables and invisibles may hit the shelves sooner than you think.
July 29, 2015

A Conversation with One of Today’s Most Active Digital Health Investors

Implantables and invisibles may hit the shelves sooner than you think. Jack Young, Senior Director of Qualcomm Life Fund & General Partner at dRx Capital, discusses the future of wearables, venture capital strategy in healthcare and the Fitbit IPO on this week’s StartUp Health NOW.

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How Tech-Savvy Docs Are Transforming Care

Cutting-edge physicians know that the adoption of digital tools is imperative to improving patient care. From taking a “care anywhere” approach to analyzing new data streams, these doctors are at the forefront of using tech to improve health. StartUp Health President Unity Stoakes writes for NPR’s ‘Future of You’ about the five trends today’s most innovative health practitioners are following.

StartUp Health Welcomes New Healthcare Transformer in Residence

We’re excited to announce that serial entrepreneur Dave Chase is joining StartUp Health as a Healthcare Transformer in Residence! Dave’s company Avado — one of StartUp Health’s first portfolio companies — was acquired by WebMD in 2013, and he has since devoted his career to new health ventures. Learn more about Dave Chase and how he will be helping StartUp Health companies.

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StartUp Health Companies in the News

CareLinx CEO Looks Into White House Conference on Aging
Huffington Post

5 Digital Health Trends Today’s Tech-Savvy Doctors Are Adopting

CarePredict Is Shaping the Future of Health Wearables
MedCity News

Just Get Started with Dr. Mitesh Patel, Co-Founder of Docphin
The Modern MD

Medicast Brings Uber Approach to Medicine
The New York Times

StartUp Health Academy

For entrepreneurs who are transforming healthcare, StartUp Health Academy is a global, long-term coaching program and trusted peer network focused on increasing the equity value of its startups.

Buzzworthy Headlines

1/3 of Physicians Use Smartphones to Manage Patient Care

Amazon Takes Aim at Startups with New Launchpad Marketplace

The Future of Personalized Medicine
The Atlantic

Happy 50th Birthday Medicare

Top Life Science Cluster Is Boston with North Carolina in Second
MedCity News


So far, digital health companies have raised $3.1B in 2015, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount  Investors
Remedy Partners  $50.0M  Bain Capital Ventures
MedGenome Labs $20.0M Sequoia Capital
Lybrate $10.2M Tiger Global Management  $8.4M Rose Park Advisors
Fitternity $1.0M Exfinity Venture Partners
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