August 2, 2017
StartUp Health Insider
Transformer Inspiration
“It's important for us to say we're all just human beings on the same planet. We need to make sure we take care of each other.”
- Dr. Jeff Hersh, Chief Medical Officer, GE Healthcare

Cracking the Code on Population Health

Jeff Hersh, MD, GE Healthcare, on StartUp Health NOW
On this week’s StartUp Health NOW, Dr. Jeff Hersh, Chief Medical Officer of GE Healthcare, sat down during the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit to discuss GE Healthcare’s goal of supporting Health Transformers. Watch the full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!

StartUp Health Dinner Salon

StartUp Health Dinner Salon
Thanks to all of the incredible Health Transformers, Investors, and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP for another great Investor Dinner Salon! Send us an email to find out how your organization can support Health Transformers at our next salon.

HEALTH TRANSFORMER Spotlight: StartUp Health’s Nutrition and Fitness Moonshot

Find out how StartUp Health companies Edamam, Savor Health, Find Your Trainer, FitBliss, and Greatist are using data to power their mission towards achieving the Nutrition & Fitness Moonshot on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!

Latest Headlines:

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Prognos’ Data-Crunching Technology Spurs Insurance Dollars
Wall Street Journal

How a Newly Opened Community Is Using Caremerge for Senior Living Tech
Senior Housing News

Cyclica Raises $2.25 Mln in Series A2 Round Led by GreenSky

Fit4D Gives Diabetes Patients Access to Educators
Spectrum News NY 1

Conversa Integrates With Allscripts CareInMotion Platform
HIT Consultant

The Need for Nutrition in Oncology Featuring Savor Health
Written by Health Transformer Susan Bratton for Oncology Times

Merck, Celgene Go Beyond the Pill With Savor's Cancer Nutrition Programs

Zeel Brings On-Demand Massage and Membership to Nashville
PR Newswire

The World’s Largest Community of Health Transformers

For entrepreneurs who are transforming healthcare, StartUp Health Moonshot Academy is a lifetime program for every stage of growth that provides coaching, community, access, and promotion to each of our Health Transformers.

Health+Accel: Solutions for Aging Well

Want to amplify the impact of your healthy aging solution? Apply before August 11 for GuideWell Innovation’s Health+Accel for an intensive five-day program that includes a pitch competition to health industry leaders.

Accenture HealthTech Challenge

Accenture is once again bringing together startups, life sciences companies, and healthcare organizations to tackle the world's biggest health issues. Apply before September 1!

Upcoming Health Events

International Facial Nerve Symposium
StartUp Health company HLD presenting
August 6, 2017
Los Angeles, CA

Submission deadline:
August 11, 2017 

Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge
Submission deadline:
September 1, 2017

BioPharm America
September 26-27, 2017
Boston, MA

Health 2.0 Fall Conference
October 1-4, 2017
Santa Clara, CA 

Financial Times Digital Health Summit USA
StartUp Health co-founder Unity Stoakes speaking
October 12, 2017
New York, NY

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

FDA Opens Applications for Digital Health Pre-certification Pilot Program

Things I Learned by Jeff Immelt

Amazon Has a Secret Health Tech Team Called 1492 Working on Medical Records, Virtual Doc Visits

A DNA App Store Is Here, but Proceed With Caution
MIT Technology Review

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Work With Health Transformers

Fit4D is actively recruiting for several roles, including a VP of Business Development (sales), Client Relationship Director for several large NY/NJ area customers, technology/security support analyst, project manager, Certified Diabetes Educators (esp Spanish-speaking), Registered Dietitians, and more. Interested? Learn more and apply today.

StartUp Health is always searching for amazing leaders to join our team and mission to transform health to make a global impact. Visit for more info.

StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $69M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
1mg $15.0M HBM Healthcare Investments, Maverick Capital Ventures, Sequoia India, Omidyar Network, Kae Capital
AiCure $11.9M Undisclosed
PhysIQ $8.0M 4490 Ventures, Quark Venture, GF Securities, LionBird
Limelight Health $7.5M Undisclosed
Somatix $6.0M Digitalis
Motiv $4.1M Undisclosed
Dentolo €3.0M Yabeo Capital, IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft, Atlantic Labs
hearX Group $2.8M Undisclosed
Signature Medical $2.5M Riot Ventures, Bose Corporation, Allied Minds
Sightbox $2.4M Rogue Venture Partners, Portland Seed Fund, Jumpstart Foundry, Vista River Healthcare, G Ventures, Irish Angels
Ad Scientiam €1.3M Bedex
Fingertips €1.2M Business Angels, Side Capital
Greenspace Mental Health $1.4M Prime Quadrant
Tueo Health $1.1M Launchpad Digital Health, Plug and Play
Over $6B Invested in Digital Health in First Half of 2017

Q2 2017 was the biggest quarter ever for digital health funding, with a staggering $3.8B total invested. With the mid-year funding now coming in over $6B, 2017 has broken numerous records and we anticipate this to be the biggest year yet as huge deals continue to close. 

Get the free 2017 Mid-Year Global Digital Health Funding Report now.

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