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June 7, 2017
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Transformer Inspiration
“They were convinced they were right, not just because of a personal standpoint, but because they saw some trajectory in the technology.”
Steve Lohr, New York Times reporter & author of Data-ism


The Power of a Health Transformer Mindset

Steve Lohr on StartUp Health NOW

In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Steve Lohr, New York Times technology and business reporter and author of Data-ism, talks about extraordinary entrepreneurs he has written about and explains why he thinks the next iconic entrepreneurs might come from the health industry. Watch the interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

SAP Health + StartUp Health Call for Innovation!

StartUp Health & SAP Health

The deadline is only one week away to apply for our first call for innovation with SAP Health! We’re searching for breakthrough companies working on solving the world’s complex and chronic diseases. Entrepreneurs can apply at through June 14 and check out the full criteria on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

HEALTH TRANSFORMER Spotlight: Blockchain Startup Patientory’s $7.2 Million ICO

In what may be a first for a digital health company, StartUp Health’s Blockchain-based electronic medical record startup Patientory raised $7.2 million in three days through an initial coin offering (ICO). Troy Bannister breaks down this one of a kind raise and what it means for Health Transformers.

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StartUp Health Companies in the News

Atlanta-based Patientory Raises $7.2 Million in Three Days
Atlanta Business Chronicle 

HelloMD Raises $1M to Connect Customers With Medical Cannabis via Telemedicine

KingFit Acquires $25k Investment From WTC & Network Kansas

A Simple and 'Smart' Way Developed by AdhereTech to Help You Stay on Your Meds

Wearable Technology at the OR During Laparoscopic Surgery Using TedCas Myo
The Tech Broadcast 

Artificial Intelligence Companies Like Cyclica Take on White-collar Duties
The Globe and Mail  

Cyclica Ranked as the #3 AI Startup in Toronto
Guarana Technologies

Montefiore Health Launched a Patient Pilot With Valera Health

Global Smart Bottles Market 2017 - Adheretech
Publicist Report 

Healthcare in Hand: Cohero Health
CB Insights 

The Key Fertility Terms You Need to Know

Hindsait, Inc., Named a 'Cool Vendor' in AI in Healthcare by Gartner
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.

Ignite: Digital Health

Join StartUp Health’s Steven Krein & Katya Hancock and StartUp Health Colorado partners Dr. Jennifer Wiler & Dr. Robin Deterding at Ignite:Digital Health in New York City on July 13-14 to learn from case studies, strategies, and tactics you can use to create higher impact and more successful digital health products, services, and initiatives. Provider, payor, and pharma executives should use the discount code STARTUP30P for 30% off and technology and service providers should use the discount code STARTUP30T for 30% off registration.

Upcoming Health Events

TMCx Demo Day Digital Health 2017
June 8, 2017
Houston, TX

Improving Returns on Social - New Strategies for Healthcare
June 14, 2017
Webinar hosted by Curatio & Hootsuite

June 20-21, 2017
Cambridge, MA

Tech Tour Healthtech Summit
June 26-28, 2017
Lausanne, Switzerland

Healthcare Cybersecurity in Action
June 28, 2017
Webinar hosted by Konnarock Healthcare

Ignite: Digital Health
July 13-14, 2017
New York, NY

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

SAP Health and StartUp Health Are on the Hunt for Startups
MedCity News 

Tech Giants and Startups Alike Taking on Diabetes
Healthcare Dive 

Melinda Gates: How Women Grads Can Succeed in Tech

I Tried to Revolutionize Health Care. Here's Why It's So Hard to Crack

Senate GOP Aims for June Vote on Obamacare Repeal

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StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $1B this week! Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Outcome Health $600.0M CapitalG, Pritzker Group, Goldman Sachs, Leerink Transformation Partners
SomaLogic $161.0M iCarbonX
Bright Health $160.0M Greenspring Associates, Greycroft Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Cross Creek Advisors, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Bessemer Venture Partners, Flare Capital Partners
Min Doktor €22.6M EQT Ventures
Evolve BioSystems $20.0M Spruce Capital Partners/MLS, Horizons Ventures, Tate & Lyle Ventures, Bow Capital, Acre Venture Partners
Patientory $7.2M ICO
Carrum Health $6.5M Wildcat Venture Partners, SJF Ventures, SpringRock Ventures
FitnessGenes $5.0M SGHF
TearClear $4.5M Visionary Venture Fund, Bluestem Capital
Aidence €2.2M Northzone, HenQ, Health Innovations
eVisit $2.0M Kickstart Seed Fund, Arizona Founders Fund, Jeremy Andrus
VoiceItt $2.0M Amit Technion, Dreamit Ventures, Quake Capital, Buffalo Angels, 1,000 Angels
Braincheck $1.5M True Wealth Ventures
Metix £1.2M Deepbridge Capital, Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Investment Bank
HelloMD $1.0M SeedInvest
StartUp Health’s Q1 2017 Insights Report

If the first quarter of 2017 is any indication of what’s to come, 2017 is going to be another important year for digital health funding.

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