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July 19, 2017
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Transformer Inspiration
"It’s so much easier to be nice, to be respectful, to put yourself in your customer’s shoes and try to understand how you might help them before they ask for help, than it is to try to mend a broken customer relationship."
Mark Cuban, StartUp Health Investor & Entrepreneur

Innovating in Health: Turning Ideas Into Solutions

Accenture on StartUp Health NOW
On this week’s StartUp Health NOW, Jill Dailey and Mark Prince from Accenture discuss this year’s HealthTech Innovation Challenge and share insights about the earliest stages of market development. Startups can apply through September 1. Watch the full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!

HEALTH TRANSFORMER Spotlight: Children’s Health Moonshot

Read our latest update on the Children’s Health Moonshot and what StartUp Health companies Pathfinder Health, CareDox, Buddy Healthcare, and Aerobit are doing to transform children’s health!

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StartUp Health Companies in the News

Wellthie CEO Sally Poblete: N.Y.C. Reflects the Grit Required to Be an Entrepreneur
New York Business Journal

Savor Health’s Mission to Cure ‘Almost Epidemic’ Levels of Malnutrition Among Patients With Advanced Cancer

Maxwell Health’s Formula for Success
Employee Benefit Advisor

Medication Adherence Tech: In a Dynamic and Crowded Market, Winners Include AdhereTech and Cohero Health

Buddy Healthcare Joins the List of Top-20 Digital Health Companies in Europe

Montefiore Partners With Valera for Medical Apps That Combine Behavioral and Primary Care

FindYourTrainer’s Advice on How To Make 5 Basic Bodyweight Exercises SO Much Harder
What’s Good: Vitamin Shoppe

Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit Names Hormone Therapeutics as Business Plan Competition Finalist
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.

Health+Accel: Solutions for Aging Well

Want to amplify the impact of your healthy aging solution? Apply before July 31 for GuideWell Innovation’s Health+Accel for an intensive five-day program that includes a pitch competition to health industry leaders.

Upcoming Health Events

Bill & Brad: A Morning With Bill Aulet and Brad Feld
July 26, 2017
Boulder, CO

StartUp Health CMO Dr. Howard Krein speaking
July 31-August 1, 2017
Philadelphia, PA 

Health+Accel: Solutions for Aging Well Challenge Presented by Guidewell
Submission deadline:
July 31, 2017 

MIT Solve
Submission deadline:
August 1, 2017

Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge
Submission deadline:
September 1, 2017

BioPharm America
September 26-27, 2017
Boston, MA 

Health 2.0 Fall Conference
October 1-4, 2017
Santa Clara, CA 

Financial Times Digital Health Summit USA
StartUp Health co-founder Unity Stoakes speaking
October 12, 2017
New York, NY

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

SVB: Trends in Healthcare Investments and Exits
Silicon Valley Bank

Google Glass Is Officially Back With a Clearer Vision

Joe Biden: Americans Decided Healthcare Is for All. The GOP Wants to Roll That Back.
The Washington Post

How Apple’s Secretive Gym Is Shaping Its Activity-Tracking Algorithms
MIT Technology Review

2017 Digital Health Funding for Emerging Companies Setting Records

StartUp Health’s 2nd Q Digital Health Funding Breaks Records
Telehealth & Telecare Aware

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StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $430M in the last few weeks. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Cellnovo €17.5M Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, Air Liquide Investissements d’Avenir et Démonstration, ForCe-Novo B.V.
Drayson Technologies £15.0M Woodford Investment Management
Solera Health $18.3M Sandbox Industries, Adams Street Partners, SJF Ventures, Blue Cross Blue Shield Venture Partners
Blueprint Genetics €14.0M Creathor Venture, MedTech Innovation Partners, Inventure, Pontos Group
Wellframe $15.0M F-Prime Capital, DFJ
Intuition Robotics $14.0M Toyota Research Institute
Biovotion CHF13.0M Swiss Re, Harmony Medical Inc., STMicroelectronics NV
Care/of $12.0M Goodwater Capital, Tusk Ventures, RRE Ventures, Bullish, Juxtapose
Healthify $6.5M BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Primary Venture Partners, Activate Venture Partners
Genoox $6.0M Inimiti Capital Partners, Glilot Capital Partners
BaseHealth $4.5M HBM Genomics
Chronometriq $3.5M Bridgescale Partners
iBeat $3.0M WTI, SV Tech Ventures, Lee Equity, Michael Rubin, Mark Burg, Harald Ludwig, Maveron, Subtraction Capital, Correlation Ventures, Band of Angels, Ali and Hadi Partovi, Henry Kravis, Dr. Mehmet Oz
Imsight Medical $3.0M Lenovo Capital
Workit Health $2.8M Montage Ventures, Lux Capital, RRE
Machtfit €2.2M Seventure Partners
BloomAPI $2.4M Founders’ Co-op, Y Combinator, Slow Ventures, Section 32, Liquid 2 Ventures, Fifty Years Fund, TWB Investment Partnership, Wei Fund, Parker Conrad
Revere $2.0M Lerer Hippeau Ventures, SterlingVC, Brand Foundry Ventures
Gencove $1.0M SV Angel, Version One Ventures, Refactor Capital, Third Kind Venture Capital, Balaji Srinivasan, Kresimir Penavic
Over $6B Invested in Digital Health in First Half of 2017

Q2 2017 was the biggest quarter ever for digital health funding, with a staggering $3.8B total invested. With the mid-year funding now coming in over $6B, 2017 has broken numerous records and we anticipate this to be the biggest year yet as huge deals continue to close. 

Get the free 2017 Mid-Year Global Digital Health Funding Report now.

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