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November 2, 2016
StartUp Health Insider

Announcing StartUp Health’s Three Year Partnership With Janssen

We’re excited to partner with Janssen R&D on a three-year health innovation program to connect its senior leaders to the rapidly growing global army of Health Transformers, digital health entrepreneurs, and innovators. Read the full announcement on the StartUp Health Blog.

Advancing Oral Health With Teledentistry

Brant Herman, MouthWatch, on StartUp Health NOW

On this week’s episode of StartUp Health NOW, Health Transformer and Founder of MouthWatch Brant Herman talks about what he has learned through the process of pivoting MouthWatch’s original business model and his vision of improving oral healthcare with teledentistry.

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StartUp Health Company RespondWell Acquired by Zimmer Biomet

RespondWell acquired by Zimmer Biomet

StartUp Health company RespondWell, a home-based physical therapy platform, has been acquired by Zimmer Biomet! Read the official announcement and more details from MobiHealthNews, MedCity News, and Xconomy.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Zeel In Home Massage Launches In Baltimore
The Street

WeaRobot Wants to Democratize Robotic Exoskeletons

The Digital Health Ecosystem: RxRevu
Cybermed News

Zimmer Biomet Buys Home-based Physical Therapy Company RespondWell

Zimmer Biomet Snaps Up Interactive Telerehabilitation Business RespondWell
MedCity News

Zimmer Biomet Digs Deeper Into Digital Health With RespondWell Deal

Care Technology Solutions Gets $100K From Ben Franklin Technology Partners
The Morning Call

Fall Into Wellness – How MedeAnalytics Promotes a Healthy Workplace With FitBliss

Lyfebulb and Novo Nordisk A/S Announce CEO of Fit4D for the Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Award
GlobeNewswire News Room

Cohero Health Closes Series A Funding to Accelerate Commercial Expansion

AARP Launches Caregiver-focused Website With Help From UnitedHealthcare, Teladoc & CareLinx

Edamam Offers New Features and Its Nutrition Data APIs at No Cost to Startups and Developers

Zeel, The Leading In Home Massage Company, Launches Zeel Spa
PR Newswire

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Inviting ‘Batteries Included’ Innovators to Our VIP Launch Event for StartUp Health Colorado

Join us on November 16 on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Colorado to celebrate the official launch of StartUp Health Colorado! We’re excited to join the community at CU Anschutz and collaborate with three of the nation’s leading institutions -- the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Children’s Hospital Colorado, and UCHealth -- to further develop the Rocky Mountain Region as a destination for health tech innovation. RSVP today.

Frontiers Health 2016

Join us at Frontiers Health November 17-18 in Berlin, Germany, to explore the critical areas of the healthcare continuum and gain practical knowledge to take back to both professional and academic endeavors. Use code sh15_fh16 for 15% off.

GIANT Health

GIANT is an interdisciplinary event running November 16-18 in London that showcases leading technologies, accelerates innovation and enhances commercial success in a uniquely inspirational and creative environment, and is the most important and main event within #HealthTechWeek. Register now for free tickets using code SUHEALTHGUEST.

New York eHealth Collaborative Digital Health Conference

Help shape the future of healthcare at the New York eHealth Collaborative’s Digital Health Conference (DHC). The 2016 DHC will be held December 6-7 at New World Stages in NYC. Join your peers and register today & use code StartUp for a 10% discount when registering.

Upcoming Health Events

StartUp Health Colorado Launch Party
November 16
Aurora, CO

Momentum by The Next Web
StartUp Health’s Polina Hanin Speaking
November 16
Brooklyn, NY

Frontiers Health
November 17-18
Berlin, Germany

HITLAB Innovators Summit
November 29 - December 1
New York, NY

Slush 2016
StartUp Health Finland Showcase
November 30 - December 1
Helsinki, Finland

NYeC Digital Health Conference
December 6-7
New York, NY

Connected Health Conference
December 11-14
Washington, DC

StartUp Health Festival
January 9-10
San Francisco, CA

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

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StartUp Health Is Hiring!

StartUp Health is looking for batteries-included team players who want to join our mission to transform health. We’re currently searching for a Designer-in-Residence, Partnerships Director & HR Coordinator to join our growing team in NYC.


Digital health companies have raised over $294M this week, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Kernel $100.0M Bryan Johnson
Genomics Medicine Ireland €36.0M Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Polaris Partners, GV
Bigfoot Biomedical $34.7M Cormorant Asset Management, Senvest Capital, Visionnaire Ventures
Habit $32.0M Campbell's Soup Co.
Emulate $16.2M Undisclosed
Hixme $10.0M Propel Venture Partners, KPCB, Transamerica Ventures, Rosemark Capital
K4Connect $8.0M Intel Capital, RGAx, Traverse Venture Partners, Sierra Ventures, Stonehenge Growth Equity, Lowe’s Corporation, Better Ventures
Cohero Health $7.8M Undisclosed
LPixel $7.0M JAFCO, Mistletoe, Toray Engineering
Kinduct $6.0M Intel Capital, CFFI Ventures, Elysian Park Ventures
MotionSoft $5.5M Route 66 Ventures, Edison Partners, Al and Hossein Noshirvani
Nurx $5.3M Union Square Ventures
eMindful $4.0M LFE Capital, Fairground Capital, New Ground Ventures, Bridge Builders Collaborative, One Earth Capital
Embodied $3.8M Intel Capital
Braincheck $3.0M Undisclosed
Better Caring AU$3.0M Ellerston Ventures
GoodParents $2.0M Jungle Ventures, Fireside Ventures, Bio Sensors International, Gaja Ventures
Handstand $1.0M Science, Reebok
StartUp Health Insights Q3 Report

2016 is on track to be the biggest year yet for digital health funding. Q3 was significant with almost $2.4B in deals, nearly half of which were international.

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