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May 24, 2017
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Transformer Inspiration
"What do you believe in strongly enough that you will dedicate a decade to its pursuit and be able to withstand 150 ‘no’s?"
Peter Diamandis, XPrize


Mobile Games That Monitor Your Brain’s Health

Clarence Carlos, RC21X, on StartUp Health NOW

How can a game give your brain a check-up? In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Health Transformer Clarence Carlos, CEO of RC21X, shares how his company is helping former NFL players assess their cognition and allowing parents to monitor the brain health of their children. Read the full overview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

HEALTH TRANSFORMER Spotlight: Conversa Health’s $8M Series A

Congrats to StartUp Health company Conversa Health who recently closed an $8M Series A! Learn more about their mission on HEALTH TRANSFORMER in these articles: Talking to Your Health Data and Pick a Partner, Build a Product.

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StartUp Health Companies in the News

Conversa Scores Backing From Northwell Health
New York Business Journal

Oxitone Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Wrist-Sensor Pulse Oximetry Bracelet
HIT Consultant

Sabine Seymour's Startup Supa Is Here to Make the Quantified Self Cool

Wichita Startup KingFit Goes Live With Wellness App
Wichita Business Journal

Naheed Kurji, CEO, Cyclica: Enhancing Drug Discovery by Harnessing Big Data and Predictive Analytics
LifeSciences Leadership Podcast

Dynofit Wins Innovative Healthcare Pitch Competition

Babyscripts Pregnancy App Helps Providers and Patients Cut Costs, Complications

Interview With Gene by Gene: Bringing the Genomic Revolution to Reproductive Health
Technology Networks

Presspart and Cohero Health Have Developed eMDI
Innovation Essence

Montefiore Enhances Behavioral Healthcare With Valera Health
PR Newswire

Zeel In Home Massage and Massage Membership Arrive in Jacksonville
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.

Vote for StartUp Health Colorado in Denver Startup Week!

Make sure to cast your vote for the StartUp Health Colorado: Re-defining Innovation Hubs panel during 2017 Denver Startup Week! Deadline to vote is May 29 and save the date for this year’s event on September 25-29, 2017.

ACAP Medicaid Innovation Challenge

Do you have a tech-based solution to promote better health outcomes for the one in five Americans on Medicaid? The California HealthCare Foundation in partnership with the Association for Community Affiliated Plans are sponsoring the $100,000 ACAP Medicaid Challenge to find innovations that allow safety net health plans to improve health outcomes for Americans on Medicaid. Applications are due June 1.

TechTour Health Tech Summit

The Tech Tour 2017 Healthtech Summit will take place on June 26-28 in Lausanne, Switzerland, and will showcase 40 of Europe’s fastest growing medtech and digital health companies. To join leading investors, entrepreneurs, and experts in the medtech and digital health arenas, and to discover the next great innovations in healthtech, register here.

She Started It: A Film Screening Hosted by Johnson & Johnson Innovation JLABS

Join Johnson & Johnson Innovation JLABS on June 29 in New York City for a film screening of "She Started It", a new documentary film that follows five trailblazing young female entrepreneurs through their journeys of entrepreneurship. The movie screening will be followed by a short panel discussion featuring the filmmaker, Nora Poggi, and local influential women in business.

Ignite: Digital Health

Join us 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.

Upcoming Health Events

Consumer Healthcare Investment
May 24, 2017
Princeton, NJ

Machine Learning in Healthcare: Industry Applications
May 24, 2017
Boston, MA

StartUp Health Colorado Health Transformer Hangout
June 1, 2017
Denver, CO

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

June 20-21, 2017
Cambridge, MA

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

Ignite: Digital Health
StartUp Health’s Steven Krein & Katya Hancock speaking
StartUp Health Colorado partners Dr. Jennifer Wiler & Dr. Robin Deterding speaking

July 13-14, 2017
New York, NY

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

The Trick to a Successful Company? Start It Outside Silicon Valley

VC Had a Near-death Experience and It Totally Changed What He Invests In

Medicine Is Going Digital. The FDA Is Racing to Catch Up

GE Healthcare, Partners Embark on Decade-long AI Collaboration
MedCity News

Could Your Next Prescription Come From Amazon?
USA Today

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StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $135M this week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Kiner $50.0M Asia-Pac eCommerce, PGA Funds, Volcanic Capital
Capsule $20.0M Thrive Capital, Sound Ventures, Virgin Group
Nymi $15.0M GII Tech, Relay Ventures, Ignition Partners
Lemonaid Health $11.0M Novartis Venture Fund, Hikma Ventures, Correlation Ventures, Adaptive Healthcare Fund, Vega Ventures, 415 Ventures
Conversa Health $8.0M Northwell Ventures, Epic Ventures, Healthgrades
LogicStream Health $6.0M Noro-Moseley Partners
Prevent Biometrics $6.0M Murata Electronics
Upfront Healthcare Services $5.6M Nashville Capital Network, Echo Health Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Martin Ventures
Vericred $5.5M FCA Venture Partners
Robocath €4.7M M Capital, Normandie Participations, Go Capital, NCI
IQuity $2.3M Undisclosed
Apostrophe $1.1M Undisclosed
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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