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June 1, 2016
StartUp Health Insider

StartUp Health Finland Grows With Addition of First 5 Companies

We’re excited to announce the first group Finnish companies to join StartUp Health Finland:  Brainshake, Buddy Healthcare, GoodLife Technology, HLD Health Life Devices, and LS CancerDiag. Learn about how each company is transforming health in MedCity News, HIT Consultant, MobiHealthNews and the StartUp Health Blog.


Five Data Lessons for Every Healthcare Transformer

In this week’s StartUp Health NOW!, Andreas Weigend, former Chief Data Scientist of Amazon and Director of Social Data Lab, discusses the future of big data and his five rules every Healthcare Transformer should consider when thinking about data.

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Andreas Weigend, former Chief Data Scientist of Amazon and Director of Social Data Lab, on StartUp Health NOW!

StartUp Health & GE Ventures Call for Innovations 
Apply by June 9!

In partnership with GE Ventures, we’re looking to discover and invest in startups focusing on the transition to value-based care -- with a specific focus on clinical workflow and chronic care management solutions. Apply at StartUpHealth.com/GE.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Digitizing the Safety Net: Health Tech Opportunities for the Underserved ft. AdhereTech
California HealthCare Foundation

Why Senior Living Providers Are Embracing ‘Private Label’ Home Care
Senior Housing News

ELITE Entrepreneur David Weingard of Fit4D

Greatist's Flanzraich Discusses Site's Millennial Success, Future

Zeel Massage on Demand Expands Into Cape Cod
Beauty Packaging

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.

Wearable Tech + Digital Health = Don’t Miss Event

Join StartUp Health at Wearable Tech + Digital Health New York on June 7 to learn about the latest trends in health sensor technology, data analysis and connected health devices. Register today!

MITEF NYC Startup Showcase: Trailblazers in Healthcare IT

Our healthcare system is at pivotal juncture moving from traditional care settings to a more decentralized care model. On June 9, join keynote speaker and StartUp Health co-founder Steven Krein and an esteemed panel of VCs at the MIT Enterprise Forum NYC Startup Showcase to gain insight into where the best opportunities are to invest in health IT today.

AHIP Institute & Expo

Join StartUp Health at this year’s AHIP Institute & Expo in Las Vegas June 15-17 as thousands of healthcare professionals come together to tackle challenges, uncover opportunities and work together to reinvent healthcare.

Expand Your Global Network

Join us this summer at Tech Tour’s Healthtech Summit, the leading independent European event for investment in Digital Health, in Lausanne on June 21-22, which will once again focus on showcasing the top 20 medtech and top 20 digital health companies in Europe.

Upcoming Health Events

Digital Health Summer Summit
June 6-8
San Francisco, CA

Wearable Tech + Digital Health NYC
June 7
New York, NY

MITEF NYC Startup Showcase
June 7
New York, NY

Financial Times Digital Health Summit
June 16
London, UK

Healthtech Summit
June 21-22
Lausanne, Switzerland

Digital Health World Congress
June 22-23
London, UK

See more digital health events

Invest in the Healthcare Transformers Making a Difference

The StartUp Health Syndicate on AngelList has grown to almost $500,000. Join today to support breakout digital health pioneers. Get access today (for accredited investors only).

Buzzworthy Headlines

DSN, Mack Elevation Host First-ever Future Leaders Summit
Drug Store News

Doctors Test Tools to Predict Your Odds of a Disease
Wall Street Journal

Could This Smart Defibrillator Idea Save More Lives?

Telemedicine Goes More Mainstream, but Cost Remains Obstacle
USA Today

Google Glass Deployed for ER Use at UMMS

Want Ongoing Digital Health News and Insights?


So far, digital health companies have raised over $3B in 2016, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Ping An Good Doctor $500M Undisclosed
Apixio $19.3M SSM Partners, First Analysis, Bain Capital Ventures
Lumiata $10M Intel Capital, Blue Cross Blue Shield Venture Partners, Sandbox Industries, Khosla Ventures
Sensifree $5M TransLink Capital, UMC Capital
Wellth $2M AXA Strategic Ventures, B-Fore Capital, I2BF Venture Capital, Beta Bridge Ventures, AltaIR Capital
Digital Health Funding Rankings Q1 2016

While 2015 was the year digital health funding hit its stride, 2016 has already stepped it up a notch with a record-setting first quarter.

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