November 15, 2017
StartUp Health Insider
Transformer Inspiration
"Never take a job for which you are qualified. You won’t grow."
— Esther Dyson

Lessons From Digital Health’s Most Frequent Flyer

Charles Huang on StartUp Health NOW
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Charles Huang, digital health connector and CEO and founder of Lynchpin Technologies, shares his perspective on the healthcare landscape and discusses why large tech companies like Amazon and Apple are venturing into this sector. Watch the full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

2018 StartUp Health Festival: 1,000 Leaders Focused on Health Moonshots

StartUp Health Festival
We’re assembling our entire army of Health Transformers and inviting our most “batteries included” partners, investors, and leaders for the two-day StartUp Health Festival on January 8-9 in San Francisco.


Moonshot Minute: The Top Headlines & Latest Happenings From StartUp Health

Innovation at the Connected Healthcare Conference Led by Voice and AI

Getting Real With AI

Insights Deep Dive: Top 10 Largest Deals Through 2017 Q3

StartUp Health Companies in the News

MouthWatch to Showcase Teledentistry Platform at Greater New York Dental Meeting

Driving Decisions with Data: Sundeep Bhan, CEO, Prognos

#45 Remote Monitoring Healthcare With Babyscripts
Students vs. Startups Podcast

CarePredict to Roll Out AI, Wearable-based Monitoring System in Santa Fe Senior Care Center

Edamam Offers Advice on Running a Restaurant in the Age of Millennials
Total Food Service

School Board Enhances Health Services With CareDox
The Hendricks County Flyer

Need a Massage in Beaufort County? Guess What. There’s an App for That
Island Packet

Zeel Brings In-home Massage to Triad
Winston-Salem Journal

Maxwell Health Ranked #100 on Deloitte's 2017 Technology Fast 500™ for North America

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.

Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit

Two of the principal architects of AI’s role in healthcare see enormous opportunity ahead. Join us on November 30 to explore how AI will impact healthcare in the years ahead. Sign up today to reserve your seat and use promo code STARTUPSAVE to save on your ticket.

Upcoming Health Events

ACHCA Fall Forum
StartUp Health co LifeBio presenting
November 15-17, 2017
Atlanta, GA

Frontiers Health
StartUp Health speaking
November 16-17, 2017
Berlin, Germany
20% off with code: FH17STARTUPHEALTH

2017 HITLAB Innovators Summit
November 28-30, 2017
New York, NY
15% off with code: SUH15

Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit
November 30, 2017
Boston, MA
Save with code: STARTUPSAVE

StartUp Health Festival
January 8-9, 2018
San Francisco, CA

Buzzworthy Headlines

The FDA Has Approved the First Digital Pill
The Verge

The Apple Watch Can Accurately Detect Hypertension and Sleep Apnea, a New Study Suggests

Renegades Join Forces for Affordable Insulin. But Can They Manufacture It at Scale?

Biden Stumps for Open Data in the Fight Against Cancer Philly

Want Ongoing Digital Health News and Insights?

Career Opportunities With Health Transformers

StartUp Health company is searching for a Product Owner, Lead Clinical Analyst; CTO, VP Engineer, Product Lead, Team Builder, Doer; Lead Engineer, Data Architect, Data Engineer; and VP Sales & Business Development to join their growing team.

StartUp Health is hiring venture and network associates and 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

Innovative health companies raised over $230M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount   Investors
Collective Medical $47.5M   Kleiner Perkins, Bessemer Venture Partners, Maverick Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Providence Ventures, Peterson Ventures, Epic Ventures
Natural Cycles $30.0M   EQT Ventures, Sunstone, E-ventures, Bonnier Growth Media
Syapse $30.0M   Ascension Ventures, GE Ventures, Intermountain Healthcare Innovation Fund, Safeguard Scientifics, Social Capital, Amgen Ventures, Medidata Solutions, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Roche Venture Fund
AnchorDX $28.0M   6 Dimensions Capital, Sijia Jianxin Fund, Arch Venture Partners, Marathon Venture Partners, WuXi AppTec Group, KingMed Diagnostics  
Touch Surgery £15.0M   8VC
VisitPay $15.0M   Norwest Venture Partners, Ascension Ventures
Interaxon $11.6M   Trend Forward Capital, Export Development Canada, OMERS Ventures, Epic Capital Management, Bridge Builders Collaborative
Nanomix $9.0M   World Technology East 2, RedPharm Biotechnology
Welkin Health $8.0M   Thrive Capital
Alodokter $7.0M   SoftBank
Medigate $5.3M   YL Ventures, Blumberg Capital
DocTalk $5.0M   Matrix Partners, Khosla Ventures, Liquid2 Ventures, Altair Capital, Paul Buchheit, Arihant Patni, Apoorva Patni, Vy Capital
Hsmap $4.5M   HG Capital Shulan Health, Hangzhou Wangmei Investments
HealthKit $2.5M   Undisclosed
Coala Life $2.5M   VC 20 North Street AB, Laurent Leksell, Anders Nyrén
Rightway Healthcare $2.0M   Undisclosed
Bravely $1.5M   Primary Venture Partners, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Correlation Ventures, Trail Mix Partners
AugmentCare $1.0M   Leonine Tech Ventures, Fazal Din Group
EpiSoft $1.0M   Undisclosed
A $2.5 Billion Quarter for Digital Health

Digital health funding isn’t slowing down with the largest Q3 yet coming in at over $2.5B. Following previous Q4 trends, we expect total annual funding for 2017 to hit the $10B mark.

Get the free 2017 Q3 Global Digital Health Funding Report now.

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