Will digital health only succeed when you forget the tech is there?
May 27, 2015

When Your Tech Becomes You

Will digital health only succeed when you forget the tech is there? Victor Penev, Founder and CEO of Edamam, explains how making nutrition technology a seamless part of daily life will drive population change in this week’s episode of StartUp Health NOW.

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Innovation in DC - StartUp Health’s Healthcare Transformer Showcase

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The End of Old School Healthcare

"Very soon, there won't be a separate category called mobile health.” Read more about the future of care and the importance of connected devices from StartUp Health President Unity Stoakes.

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So far, digital health companies have raised $1.7B in 2015, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount  Investors Market
Outset Medical $60.0M Warburg Pincus, The Vertical Group Care Experience
Metabiota $30.0M Capricorn Health & Special Opportunities, WP Global Partners, Industry Ventures, Data Collective Emergency Detection and Response
Jiff $23.3M Rosemark Capital, GE Ventures, Venrock, Aberdare Ventures Corporate Wellness
Stride Health $13.0M Venrock, Fidelity Biosciences, New Enterprise Associates (NEA) Consumer Health
MBio Diagnostics $6.3M Undisclosed Testing and Diagnostics
Inform Genomics $2.6M Undisclosed Genomics
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