January 3, 2018
StartUp Health Insider
Transformer Inspiration
“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt

StartUp Health Raises $19.3M Led by Ping An Global Voyager Fund, GuideWell, and Masimo to Support Health Transformers Focused on Health Moonshots

Steven Krein, Jerry Levin, Unity Stoakes
We’re excited to announce that we have raised $19.3M from Ping An Global Voyager Fund, GuideWell, Masimo, and a consortium of partners committed to supporting current and future Health Transformers in StartUp Health’s Moonshot Academy.

StartUp Health has the world’s largest portfolio of over 200 digital health companies from six continents and 19 countries. Over the next two years StartUp Health Transformer Fund II will support and invest in several hundred companies focused on achieving Health Moonshots.

The announcement was featured on today's Wall Street Journal VC Pro, Financial Times, and MedCity News, and you can read the full story on HEALTH TRANSFORMER. We will also be discussing the news with Ping An and GuideWell at the StartUp Health Festival next week, which you can access via livestream.

Hot Off the Press: Download StartUp Health’s Year End Insights Report

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With over $11.5B of capital invested into the sector globally, 2017 was the most active funding year since we began tracking in 2011.We expect a dynamic year ahead with more funding activity, M&A, some big successes, more experimentation, and healthy failures that will pave the way for new advancements all around the world.

Download the free report & read our overview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

Live Stream the Entire 2018 StartUp Health Festival Jan 8 - 9

StartUp Health Festival
In less than one week, we will be streaming the entire StartUp Health Festival on Facebook starting at 9am PT on January 8 and January 9. And make sure to follow on Twitter for real-time updates live from San Francisco!


Predicting the Future: A Health Moonshot Revolution on a Global Scale: Digital health trends poised to transform the industry in 2018 and beyond

Health Transformers Shine at the StartUp Health Festival: Over 50 entrepreneurs from StartUp Health companies set to take the stage in San Francisco

Corsis Tech Scoring Platform to Speed Time-to-market for Health Transformers: Corsis partners with StartUp Health on behalf of Moonshot Academy companies and other Health Transformers

StartUp Health Companies in the News

How I Made It: Health Transformer Jamey Edwards of Cloudbreak Health Is Building Virtual Roads to Wellness
LA Times

Entrepreneur 360: The Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America: Cloudbreak Health & Zeel

The Creator's Handbook: The Art and Science of Creating Social Change Kindle Edition
Health Transformer Shingai Samudzi (Author)

Kanega Is the OnStar for People and Life Alert for the 21st Century, See It at CES 2018

Meet Greater, the App Where You Never Have to Diet Alone Again

Medstar Health Partners With Babyscripts to Pilot Prenatal App
Healthcare IT News

Top Wearable Innovators We Will Talk About In 2018: Supa.Ai
Innovation World Cup Series

MM&M's Most-read Technology Stories of 2017: 5 Digital Experts on the Future of Health-tech
Medical Marketing & Media

Personal Reflections on the Connect Healthcare and Doctor.com Merger
Noel Coleman for LinkedIn

6 Tips to Thrive in the Conversation Economy
Conversa Health for LinkedIn

Doctor.com & Connect Healthcare’s Merger
Healthcare Analytics News

Bethlehem Startup Xverity Hopes to Cure a 'Disconnect' Between Patient Care and Home Care
The Morning Call

10 Most Promising EMR-EHR Solution Providers of 2017: MDOps
CIO Review

iCoreConnect Acquires ICDLogic

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.

Upcoming Health Events

StartUp Health Festival
January 8-9, 2018
San Francisco, CA
Health 2.0 WinterTech
January 10, 2018
San Francisco, CA
Save with code: WTSUP2

Buzzworthy Headlines

2018 Prediction: Progress in Health
Esther Dyson

2018 VC Predictions With Lisa Suennen of GE Ventures
Oliver Wyman

Epic's Slimmed-down EHR 'Sonnet' to Be Released in March
Healthcare IT News

Apple COO Jeff Williams on Apple's Next Steps in Health

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Career Opportunities With Health Transformers

Deadlines are rapidly approaching for our Spring & Summer Fellowship Program. Apply before January 8 for our Spring session and before January 23 for our Summer session. Please share with your networks!

StartUp Health Insights

Innovative health companies raised over $75M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount   Investors
Soyoung $60.0M   CDH Investments, Apax Partners, Trustbridge Partners, Matrix Partners China
Clew Medical $10.5M   Undisclosed
Breethe $3.0M   University of Maryland
1Doc3 $2.0M   theventure.city, Mountain Nazca Ventures

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