November 22, 2017
StartUp Health Insider
Transformer Inspiration
"Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings."
— William Arthur Ward

Creating a Virtuous Cycle of Health Innovation

Sarah MacArthur, MD, on StartUp Health NOW
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Dr. Sarah MacArthur shares the inside scoop about the importance of finding a health champion within a large organization and how NYU’s innovation teams are working to connect entrepreneurs to health professionals. Watch the full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

What Do Google, GE, Fortune Magazine, & Prognos All Have in Common?

StartUp Health Festival
We’re excited to announce the latest speakers and Health Transformers from leading companies like Google, GE, Fortune Magazine,, and Prognos who will be sharing wisdom during the StartUp Health Festival on January 8-9 in San Francisco. Get the full overview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.


Product Liability Implications in the Digital Health Industry: An in-depth look at the changing landscape by DLA Piper

Where Are Top Investors of 2017 Putting Their Money? Inside StartUp Health Insights’ top investor & top sector lists of Q3 2017

Lessons From a Man of Many Hats: Charles Huang on why large organizations like Apple, Google & Amazon are venturing into healthtech

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Digital Health Tech - The Future or a Bubble? Featuring Eran Kabakov, CEO of Docola
Nobody Times

Raising Money Comes With Strings Attached With Victor Penev of Edamam
Startup HandMeDowns

Nightingale Health Top Startup in Helsinki - Slush Edition

Zeel Offers Massage on Demand
Greensboro News & Record

Supa.AI Is Changing the Way We Dress

The World’s Largest Community of Health Transformers

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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.

Inaugural Digital Medicine Conference

Join us at the Digital Medicine Conference scheduled for December 4-5 at the Microsoft Innovation Center in NYC. The conference is unique in that it is organized by a non-profit coalition of over 25 leading health systems who want to bring scalability, reliability, and rigor to digital medicine innovation. Use StartUpHlth30 for 30% off registration.

Health 2.0 WinterTech

The fourth annual Health 2.0 WinterTech is back in San Francisco on January 10. Join over 500 healthtech decision makers including health providers, healthtech investors, entrepreneurs, policy makers, and startups for a day of live product demos and in-depth discussions on the investment trends that will impact the new technology healthcare landscape in 2018. Register for WinterTech today and save with code WTSUP2.

Upcoming Health Events

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

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

Digital Medicine Conference
December 4-5, 2017
New York, NY
30% off with code: StartUpHlth30

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

Health 2.0 WinterTech
January 10, 2018
San Francisco, CA
Save with code: WTSUP2

Buzzworthy Headlines

StartUp Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Howard Krein Hopes "Wonder" Will Spark Conversations on Disabilities
ABC 6 Philadelphia

Airbnb Is Buying a Startup That Was the 'Airbnb for Disabled Travelers'

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Career Opportunities With Health Transformers

StartUp Health company SUPA.AI is looking for a Chief Technology Officer to join their growing team. Please send your resume directly to

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 $180M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount   Investors
Halove $31.6M   WeDoctor Group
Arterys $30.0M   Temasek, Northwell Health Ventures, NewYork-Presbyterian, Varian Medical Systems, GE Ventures, Fosun, DNA Capital, Emergent Medical Partners, ORI Capital
LeanTaaS $26.0M   Insight Venture Partners
Deepwise $17.3M   Danhua Capital, Dalton Venture, FengHe Group, Tendence Capital, Kinzon Capital, Beijing Dongfang Hongdao Asset Management
Phreesia $17.0M   Ascension Ventures, HLM Venture Partners, Optum Partners, LLR Partners, Polaris Partners $15.0M   Shenzhen Guozhong Venture Capital Management
Oviva $12.0M   Albion Capital, Eight Roads Ventures, F-Prime Capital Partners, Partech Ventures, Walking Ventures
PathAI $11.0M   General Catalyst Partners, Pillar Companies, Refactor Capital, 8VC, Danhua Capital, KdT Ventures
Yidebang $9.0M   Frontline BioVentures, Marathon Venture Partners
Unite Us $4.0M   Omidyar Network, NY Ventures, Blossom Street Ventures, Scout Ventures
Catalia Health $4.0M   Ion Pacific
Modulated Imaging $2.9M   Grey Sky Venture Partners, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Fresenius Medical Care Ventures, Photonics Management Corporation
Physera $2.8M   Innovation Endeavors, Lux Capital, Expa, Slow Ventures, iD Ventures
Genialis $2.3M   Redalpine Venture Capita, First Star Venture Capital, Pikas
FinPay $1.9M   Riverside Medical Group
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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