December 12, 2018
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FitBliss

This Millennial Entrepreneur Is Connecting the Dots Between Fitness and the Bottom Line

It’s been a little over four years since Navid Rastegar, founder and CEO of FitBliss, left his job at Salesforce to embark down the entrepreneurial path. In those years, Rastegar and his team have created a new market in the digital health industry and they’re calling it Health Productivity. Shaped by the data-proven assertion that employee job performance directly correlates to a person’s health, FitBliss is connecting the dots, helping companies optimize employee job performance by linking consumer health data with work productivity.


Jerry Levin

Jerry Levin: In the Halls of Power, Character Is King

StartUp Health’s Executive Chairman & former CEO of Time Warner shares straight talk on the trappings of power.

Thought leaders and industry heavyweights like Levin will take the stage at the 2019 StartUp Health Festival in January to drop wisdom and share insights on digital health innovation. Plan to watch the livestream, don’t miss your chance to be a part of this movement.


CarePredict

CarePredict’s Predictive Tech

CarePredict’s AI is improving the quality of life for our aging parents, grandparents, and loved ones.


Edamam

Nutrition Wizard

Meet the Health Transformer behind Edamam, the world’s largest food nutrition database.


StartUp Health Festival

T-Minus 25 Days Until 2019 StartUp Health Festival

After ringing in 2019, join our global army of Health Transformers January 7-8 to reimagine the future of health. Official event details.


StartUp Health Magazine

StartUp Health Magazine Issue 3 Release @ 2019 Festival

Pick up your copy of StartUp Health: The Health Moonshot Issue at the 2019 StartUp Health Festival or sign up for a free print subscription.


Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health

We saw over $185M in innovative health funding this week, led by Alto Pharmacy with a $50M series C round. Other big raises included Weave with $37.5M and GoQii with over $30M.

Download Our 2018 Q3 Insights Report
Stories to Watch:

10 Healthcare Predictions for 2019 From a Pair of Venture Gurus
Fortune

Robot Schools British Policymakers on AI-Driven Elder Care
Healthcare IT News 


StartUp Health Companies in the News

5 Women Revolutionizing the Personal Care Industry: Jill Angelo, Genneve
Like A Boss Girls 

Roberto Clemente, the Inspiration Behind RC21X Brain Health-Monitoring App
Tribune-Review 

Merck KGaA Taps Cyclica for AI-based Screening of Protein-Drug Interactions
FierceBiotech 

When You Need Help Caring for an Aging Parent: CareLinx
KFOR-TV 

Birthing Center Offers Babyscripts' iBirth Pregnancy App
Business Times of Western Colorado 

Telemedicine Firm MediSprout Looks to Improve Doctor-Patient Dynamic
Examiner News 

CareLinx Launches Medicare at Home
HomeCare Magazine

The AlleyWatch NYC Startup Daily Funding Report: Trusty.care
AlleyWatch  

Merck Teams Up With Cyclica for Ai-Augmented Screening Platform
BioSpectrum Asia 

CareLinx Launches Home-Care Service for Medicare Advantage Plans
MedCity News 

In-Home Assistance, Help-Full, Available in the Northwest Valley
Banner Health  

Barilla, Ocean Spray and Foxtel Get Nutrition Data From Edamam
PRWeb 

Sift Healthcare Joins Startup Health Academy
PRWeb


StartUp Health Partnership Workshop

Are you a health startup founder passionate about changing the world? Sign up for our next Partnering With StartUp Health Workshop to chat with Unity Stoakes and the rest of the StartUp Health Team about what it means to join our global army of Health Transformers. Start by completing a 10-Minute Mindset Audit now.

Take the 10-Minute Mindset Audit

Upcoming Health Events

StartUp Health Festival
January 7-8, 2019
San Francisco, CA

Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge
January 7, 2019
San Francisco, CA

Health 2.0 VentureConnect's Top 20 Digital Health Startup Showcase
January 7, 2019
San Francisco, CA

See more event information on our website.


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