August 27, 2014

A Win for Wearables

Wearable tech is stepping into the spotlight at this year's U.S. Open. Thanks to fashion giant Ralph Lauren, ball boys will be wearing Polo shirts outfitted with biometric sensors to showcase the future of "smart clothing." As wearables struggle to make it into the mainstream, will big brands like Ralph Lauren make a difference?

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StartUp Health Companies in the News

Medicast

Medicast App Making Traditional House Calls Possible for Southern California Patients
Physician’s Network

StartUp Health

Later-stage funding boosts biotech investment
Crain's New York

Other Noteworthy Headlines

How Do We Get Beyond the Pill?
MM&M

Cell-Phone Data Might Help Predict Ebola’s Spread
MIT Technology Review

Apple, Google Are Jumping Into Health Care. Will Amazon Be Next?
Forbes

In-Depth: Q2 2014 Digital Health State of the Industry
MobiHealthNews

In Redesigned Room, Hospital Patients May Feel Better Already
New York Times

StartUp Health Weekly InsightsTM

Top Digital Health Funding This Week
Startup Amount Investors
Chenyu Yisheng $50.0M China International Capital CorporationDunan Holding
Healthsense $10.0M Mansa Capital
Wearable
Intelligence
$8.4M Andreessen HorowitzGoogle VenturesFirst Round Capital, Initialized CapitalSubtraction CapitalKleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
InfoBionic $6.6M Safeguard ScientificsMass Medical AngelsBroadview VenturesTiE AngelsBeta FundBoardwalk
Medalogix $5.0M Coliseum Capital
RxResults $4.0M Undisclosed
HealthPrize $3.0M Undisclosed
Glytec $2.5M Undisclosed
ZappyLab $1.5M Undisclosed
Vibrado $1.4M Undisclosed
Health Gorilla $1.2M True Ventures
See much more in StartUp Health Insights, the most comprehensive funding database tracking over $11 billion in digital health and health tech deals. Download the free StartUp Health Insights: 2014 Midyear Report.
 

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