October 4, 2017
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StartUp Health’s Q3 2017 Insights Report

StartUp Health's Q3 Insights Report
StartUp Health's Q3 Insights Report

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. With capital still flowing in, long time investors are asking, “where are the exits?” Read our full overview of this record breaking quarter on HEALTH TRANSFORMER and download our free report!

How Innovation Is Changing Healthcare Around the World

Roberto Ascione on StartUp Health NOW
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Roberto Ascione, CEO of Healthware International, discusses how technology is transforming healthcare. Watch the full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!

StartUp Health’s VIP Networking Party @ Health 2.0

StartUp Health’s VIP Networking Party @ Health 2.0
StartUp Health’s VIP Networking Party @ Health 2.0
StartUp Health’s VIP Networking Party @ Health 2.0
StartUp Health’s VIP Networking Party @ Health 2.0
Huge thanks to the over 300 entrepreneurs, investors, and friends who attended our VIP Party at Health 2.0’s Fall Conference! Special thanks to our sponsors for making this possible: Bayer, GE Ventures, Morgan Lewis, and Health 2.0. We’re looking forward to seeing you all back in San Francisco for the 2018 StartUp Health Festival.

HEALTH TRANSFORMER Headlines

Aging, Innovation and the $7.6 Trillion Longevity Economy: AARP sees a big opportunity on the horizon for Health Transformers

How Collaboration Is Powering Innovation in Colorado: The leaders of Colorado’s digital health ecosystem speak at Denver Startup Week

What Can We Achieve If We Work Together? Inside the Health Transformer Hangout at Denver Startup Week

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Craig Venter's Human Longevity Will Offer Physicals In Hundreds More Centers
Forbes

Caregiver Startup CareLinx Acquired by Generali Global Assistance
MobiHealthNews

Introducing Nancy Koenig, New CEO of Caremerge
Caremerge

Emerging Companies Sleep.ai, BraceUnder & UnaliWear Clock Pace of Innovation
Drugstore News

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Prognos for Its Commitment to Develop Novel AI-based Platform to Solve a Critical Life Science Industry Challenge
Markets Insider

Zeel Named One of Crain’s Best Places to Work
Crain’s New York

The Hauser Group Partners With Maxwell Health to Bring New Technologies and Agency Expertise to Ohio
Maxwell Health

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.

TechTour Healthtech Venture Forum 2017

European Healthtech companies are creating the path to global health innovation. Discover the next great innovators in healthcare and register to attend the Healthtech Venture Forum 2017, happening in Valencia, Spain, on October 25-26.

Upcoming Health Events

PULSE@MassChallenge
Applications due October 10, 2017
Boston, MA

Solving the Unsolvable: $1M Challenge to End IPF
October 10, 2017
Cambridge, MA

Solving the Unsolvable: $1M Challenge to End IPF
October 13, 2017
San Francisco, CA

Financial Times Digital Health Summit USA
StartUp Health speaking
October 12, 2017
New York, NY
25% off with code: START25

MedCity INVEST Twin Cities
October 12, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

Future of Care: Technology in Medicine Conference
October 21, 2017
New York City, NY

MedCity ENGAGE
October 23-23, 2017
San Diego, CA
Save with code: STARTUPHEALTH

TechTour Healthtech Venture Forum
October 25-26, 2017
Valencia, Spain

GuideWell Health+Accel Pitch Day
November 3, 2017
Orlando, FL

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

Healthegy Digital Health Innovation Summit
November 30, 2017
Boston, MA
$100 off registration with code: startup17

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

The FDA Is Fast-Tracking New Tech From Apple, Samsung, and Fitbit
Fortune

Proposed Rule Would Let VA Caregivers Practice Telemedicine Across State Lines
Healthcare IT News

3 Ways Healthcare Can Take a Fresh Look at Innovation
HealthTech Magazine

Why the CDC Wants in on Blockchain
MIT Technology Review

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Career Opportunities With Health Transformers

StartUp Health company Shift Health is searching for a batteries-included Marketing Manager to join their team. Apply to join them on their mission!

StartUp Health is always searching for amazing leaders to join our team and mission to transform health to make a global impact. Visit startuphealth.com/careers for more info.

StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $130M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
EchoNous $35.0M KKR
PatientSafe Solutions $25.0M HighBar Partners, Psilos Group, TPG, Camden Partners, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund
Analytics 4 Life $25.0M Undisclosed
VoxelCloud $15.0M Tencent, Sequoia Capital, United Capital
Miao Health $14.9M Jiang Chinese Medicine Fund
Caresyntax $11.9M Norgine Ventures
Cardinal Analytx Solutions $6.1M Cardinal Partners, Premera Blue Cross, Stanford-StartX Fund
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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