November 8, 2017
StartUp Health Insider
Transformer Inspiration
“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”
— Albert Einstein

Linking EMS Data With Hospitals to Save Lives

Jonathon Feit on StartUp Health NOW
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Health Transformer Jonathon Feit discusses how Beyond Lucid Technologies is connecting ambulances with hospitals to better improve patient care upon arrival, and in the future, connecting vehicles with emergency responders directly to ambulances following a crash. Watch the full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.


Getting Real With AI: Assessing the much-hyped artificial intelligence trend

Force Therapeutics: Benefiting Both Patients & Healthcare Industry: Health Transformer Brownyn Spira on the newest technologies powering the transition to value-based care

Spotlight on the 2018 StartUp Health Festival

StartUp Health Festival
The world’s Health Transformers are gearing up for the 2018 StartUp Health Festival in San Francisco! Meet the first 75 StartUp Health companies attending this exclusive event and keep an eye on as we continue to announce new speakers each week!

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Exposing Unhealthy Thinking About How to Get Healthy, Greatist Launches Campaign to Help the 99 Percent
PR Newswire

Vertical Limit Adds Native Salesforce ISV App, FitBliss, for Employee Wellness
New Brunswick Herald

CarePredict Signs Three-Year Agreement With Avanti Senior Living to Deliver Innovative Technology that Improves Care for Seniors
PR Newswire

Millennials’ Attitude Toward Food and ChefsGiving ft. Edamam’s New Whitepaper
Modern Restaurant Management

Markus Lind Joins Buddy as Chief Sales Officer
Buddy Healthcare

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.

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.

Upcoming Health Events

Chicago Booth Angels Network: NY Pitch Event
StartUp Health co Ride Health presenting
November 9, 2017
New York, NY

The Open Summit
November 12-13, 2017
Boulder, CO

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

ACHCA Fall Forum
StartUp Health co LifeBio presenting
November 15-17, 2017
Atlanta, GA

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

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

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

Buzzworthy Headlines

With New Fund, Aurora Looks to Deepen Support for Health Startups

Unity Stoakes and the StartUp Health Army of Health Transformers Join Frontiers Health in Berlin
Frontiers Health

Investing in Passion: Q&A With Wayne Kimmel, Founder of SeventySix Capital

Telemedicine: Answer to the Doctor Shortage?
North Bay Business Journal

Healthcare – Finally, the Next Big Growth Market for Tech Talent
LinkedIn Pulse

Digital Health Startup Funding on Track to Hit $7B This Year
Healthcare Dive

Want Ongoing Digital Health News and Insights?

Career Opportunities With Health Transformers

StartUp Health company Wellthie is looking for outstanding individuals to fill marketing, product, and developer roles. Check out their openings to join a mission-driven health company.

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 $218M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount   Investors
Annoroad $105.0M   GTJA Investment Group, Ping An Ventures, SBCVC, SAIF Partners China
VitalConnect $38.0M   MVM, Baxter Ventures, Mercy
Health2047 SwitchCo $22.0M   Undisclosed
Netmeds $14.0M   Tanncam, Sistema Asia Fund
Quip $10.0M   Sherpa Capital, Blue Scorpion VC, Demi Lovato, Eric Grosgogeat
Ranger Health $10.0M   HOLT Ventures
The Mighty $8.2M   GGV Capital, WPP Group, Upfront Ventures, BDMI, Joanne Wilson, John and Tina Novogratz
Roman $3.1M   General Catalyst, Initialized, Box Group, Slow Ventures, Aaron Harris, Scott Belsky
Spinal Singularity $3.1M   Baker & Eastlack Ventures, Western Technology Investments, Y Combinator, Santa Barbara Angels, OC Service Academy Angels, SV Tech Ventures, Storm Industries, Particular Ventures, IverNet Holdings
Cette Famille €2.0M   Newfund, Normandie Participations, Philippe Perrin
Twine Health $1.5M   Qiming Venture Partners USA
Medsmart $1.0M   Excel Business Solutions
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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