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January 18, 2017
StartUp Health Insider

StartUp Health and Allianz Announce Global Partnership to Advance Health Moonshots Worldwide

10 Health Moonshots

We are excited to announce an important multi-year partnership with Allianz, one of the world’s largest insurance companies, to develop a generation of Health Transformers and advance health moonshots worldwide. Read more about the Allianz global partnership here and on HIT Consultant. Entrepreneurs can apply to StartUp Health to access this partnership.

The Six Degrees of Networking

Wayne Kimmel on StartUp Health NOW

On this week’s episode of StartUp Health NOW!, Wayne Kimmel, Managing Partner at SeventySix Capital and StartUp Health board member, talks about his decision to become a venture capitalist, raising his first fund, his advice on building your network “one business card at a time” and his new book, Six Degrees of Wayne Kimmel.

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StartUp Health Festival

VP Joe Biden @ StartUp Health Festival

We welcomed more than 2,500 Health Transformers, entrepreneurs, investors, innovators and some of the world’s health leaders -- including Vice President Joe Biden -- to the StartUp Health Festival to discuss 10 health moonshots and unveil StartUp Health’s 25-year plan to improve the health of everyone in the world. We will be sharing the videos from the event in the coming weeks but you can read the recap on our blog and view our Festival photo library now.

StartUp Health Festival Headlines

Will the Rise of the Machines Imperil Radiologists?
MedCity News

Biggest Stories From JPM17 and StartUp Health Festival
MedCity News

Exclusive: SAP Dips Its Toes in the Healthcare Startup World
MedCity News

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Care Technology Solutions Becomes Xverity

Rebranded Healthcare AI Company Prognos Goes After Payer Market
MedCity News

The Anti-Snore Wearable From Sleep Better Together!

Health Insurance Innovation Summit ft. Sally Poblete, CEO of Wellthie

Zeel, The Leading In Home Massage Company, Rolls Out New Sleep Massage Nationwide
Yahoo! Finance

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.

Millennial 2020: The Future of Nextgen Commerce

Millennial 20/20 will bring together 4,000+ of the world’s leading brands, retailers, corporates, service providers, media, entrepreneurs and startups in NYC on March 1-2 to celebrate the modern age of commerce and business powered by the millennials and future consumer generations. Use code STARTUPHEALTH for a 25% discount.

Upcoming Health Events

Healthcare Disruption Tour
January 16-20
San Francisco – New York


Millennial 20/20
March 1-2
New York, NY

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

Exclusive: SAP Dips Its Toes in the Healthcare Startup World
MedCity News

Roundup: Digital Health Pharma News From 2016's Fourth Quarter

Health Insurance Innovation Summit ft. Unity Stoakes, Co-founder of StartUp Health

Apple, Google, Tesla, Bayer Ranked World's Most Innovative Companies

50 Colorado Startups to Watch in 2017

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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 now hiring a Director for StartUp Health Colorado, Copywriter-in-Residence, Designer-in-Residence, HR Manager, Associates, Fellows and more! Visit for more info.

StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $135M this week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Arcadia Healthcare Solutions $30.0M Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, GE Ventures, Peloton Equity, Zaffre Investments, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners
POC Medical Systems $21.0M BioVentures Investors, Sirius America Insurance Company, IFG Healthcare, MIA Investment Limited
Aledade $20.0M Venrock, GV, ARCH Venture Partners, Maryland Venture Fund, Biomatics Capital Partners
Adynxx $16.0M TPG Biotech, Domain Associates
Hartwick Health $14.7M Revolution Ventures
PeraHealth $14.0M Mainsail Partners
myTomorrows €10.0M EQT Ventures, Octopus Ventures, Balderton Capital, Sofinnova Partners
Clearwater Clinical $6.0M Whitecap Venture Partners, BDC Capital Healthcare Venture Fund
SnapMD $3.3M Undisclosed
2016: The Health Moonshot Movement

2016 was the beginning of the health sector’s ‘Moonshot Movement.’ Momentum across pharma, provider, payor landscapes have culminated in a record year of funding and ushered in a new wave of entrants.

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