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October 26, 2016
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StartUp Health’s Health Transformer Showcase & Vice President Joe Biden Kick Off Cleveland Clinic 2016 Medical Innovation Summit

VP Biden @ Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit
For the fourth consecutive year, StartUp Health’s Health Transformer Showcase kicked off the Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland featuring 15 Health Transformers and a keynote from StartUp Health CEO and Co-founder, Steven Krein, where he shared a five-year update on our 25-year master plan. Following a dynamic Fireside Chat between Dr. Toby Cosgrove, CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic, and Steven Krein, Vice President Joe Biden delivered an inspiring address calling on everyone to do their part in sharing research, data, and resources in the fight against cancer.

Watch the Health Transformer Impact Stories, Vice President Joe Biden’s Keynote on the Cancer Moonshot, and Highlights from Steven Krein & Dr. Toby Cosgrove Fireside Chat on StartUp Health’s YouTube Channel!

StartUp Health Announces 10 Health Moonshots With Global Army of Health Transformers to Improve Health of Everyone in the World

Announcing 10 Moonshots
We shared an urgent message on Monday with nearly 2,000 health leaders, CEOs, and entrepreneurs at the 2016 Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland: the time is now to organize, break down silos, and adopt a “Health Transformer Mindset” to speed up progress in solving big health challenges like ending cancer, ensuring access to care, and improving the wellbeing of people worldwide. Read our full announcement on the StartUp Health Blog, Crain’s Cleveland Business,, The Longevity Network, and mHealthTimes.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Titanovo Checks Cells for Signs of Early Aging
Wall Street Journal

Medication Adherence Startup AdhereTech Talks Hardware, Reimbursement, Efficacy

In Home Massage From the Massage Experts, Zeel, Launches in Portland, Oregon
PR Newswire

Smartphone App Dermio Can Diagnose STDs

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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.

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

Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit
StartUp Health’s Katya Hancock Speaking
November 2
Boston, MA

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

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

Joe Biden Talks Cancer Moonshot at Cleveland Clinic Innovation Summit

On the Genomics of Disease, From Science to Business
A16z Podcast

Vice President Joe Biden Talks Cancer Moonshot at Innovation Summit
Crain’s Cleveland Business

EpiPen Prescriptions Increase, but Market Share Drops

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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 Partnerships Director & HR Coordinator to join our growing team in NYC.

StartUp Health company CareMerge is looking for a rockstar Product Marketing Manager to join their team. Please share with you networks.


Digital health companies have raised over $110M this week, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
iRhythm Technologies IPO  
Science 37 $31.0M Redmile Group, Lux Capital, dRx Capital, Sanofi Genzyme BioVentures
Propeller Health $21.5M SR One, Hikma Ventures, 3M Ventures, Safeguard Scientifics, Social Capital
Mio Global $15.0M Hydra Ventures
Eaze $13.0M Fresh VC, DCM Ventures, Tusk Ventures, Winklevoss Capital, Rose Capital
Moov $12.0M Mangrove Capital, BOE Technology Group
Finrise $5.4M Mayfield, NFX Guild, WTI, Sam Hodges, Matt Humphrey
4G Clinical $5.0M Schooner Capital
Kayentis €3.6M Innovation Capital, Extens, Lenapart, KCE
Cardiogram $2.0M Andressen Horowitz, Homebrew, Elad Gil, Othman Laraki, Jeff Hammerbacher, Justin Palmer, Joshua Reeves, Kevin Scott, Halle Tecco
NexHealth $1.1M DeNA Ventures, iSeed Ventures
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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