September 25, 2019
StartUp Health Insider
The Digest for Health Transformers & Changemakers
This Neuroscientist Is Giving Wellness Practices a Scientific Upgrade

This Neuroscientist Is Giving Wellness Practices a Scientific Upgrade

At Neolth, Dr. Katherine Grill is on a mission to bridge the divide between Western medicine and integrative stress management techniques. And she’s starting with a population that stands to benefit the most: patients with chronic disease. Read how Grill’s evidence-based wellness tools will stand out in the booming $4.2 trillion wellness industry.

One CEO's Search for Office Space Birthed a European Hub for Health Innovation

One CEO's Search for Office Space Birthed a European Hub for Health Innovation

As part of StartUp Health’s Health Moonshot Principles series, read about how Cristian Pascual, co-founder & CEO of Mediktor, created one of Spain’s most vibrant health innovation communities: the Barcelona Health Hub, a non-profit association located in the heart of Barcelona.

Read more stories like this in our blueprint for achieving the impossible: StartUp Health’s 8 Health Moonshot Principles.

Seven Entrepreneurs Putting the ‘Bio’ in Biotech

Seven Entrepreneurs Putting the ‘Bio’ in Biotech

These StartUp Health companies are taking lessons from Mother Nature to create a healthier future.

Moonshot Momentum: Women's Health

Moonshot Momentum:
Women’s Health

Meet the entrepreneurs and investors working to eliminate the gender health gap.

Need to Knows


City & State New York: Health Innovation Summit

The City & State Health Innovation Summit on October 3 will be a full day of discussions with leaders at the intersection of government, health, and technology. Healthcare decision makers, tech leaders, and policy experts will engage in dialogue around health policies and services, trends, data privacy, and healthy smart cities that are driving the digital advancements in health. Use discount code STARTUP for 20% off your ticket today.

Connected Health Conference

The technology, data, and drivers are in place to support a major shift in human health and wellness through connected health technologies. At the Connected Health Conference, on October 16-18 in Boston, explore the impact of digital care redesign through compelling sessions focused on ‘retailing’ of health, patient personalization and engagement, clinician wellbeing, data, UX design, privacy and security, and much more. Use discount code 19CHC100 to save $100.

FUND Conference

FUND, in Miami on November 6-7,  brings together innovators, companies, and community leaders to redefine and accelerate how entrepreneurs and investors meet and grow together. FUND will provide the content to inspire, educate, and engage attendees as they continue to navigate through their careers. Use code FUND2019MIA at checkout.

Frontiers Health

Frontiers Health, on November 13-15 in Berlin, is a global event on digital health innovation with a strong focus on digital therapies, breakthrough technologies, healthcare transformation, investments, and ecosystem development. Practitioners of disruptive health will engage in highly inspirational, informative, and controversial sessions and conversations. Save 25% with discount code FH19STU20.

Want more events? See the full events calendar on StartUp Health HQ.

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health


This Week’s Funding

We saw over $437M in health innovation funding this week, led by CMR Surgical, which raised £195M ($240M). Other big raises included One Drop ($40M), Dental Intelligence ($34M), and Riverain Technologies ($15M). Click here to see details on all of this week's funding.

Download the 2019 Midyear Insights Report

Stories to Watch:

When Will Robots Be Our Doctors?

Healthcare May Eventually Become a Bigger Business for Best Buy Than Selling Electronics

StartUp Health Companies in the News

EMPATHIQ Acquires Patient Experience & Reputation Platform Rivews
HIT Consultant

Venus Williams Invests in Therapeutic Massage Company Zeel
Black Enterprise

How Female Founders Navigate a Male-Dominated VC World: Panel Featuring Jean Anne Booth, CEO of UnaliWear
Austin Business Journal

Nordea Partners With Chabla to Offer Sign Language Customer Service by Phone

Particle Health Debuts at Health 2.0's 'Launch!'

Impact of Technology on Threats to Global Public Health : CliniVantage Combats the Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases
Express Healthcare

Flosonics Medical Shrinks the Ultrasound Machine to the Size of a Bandage - a Northern Ontario Success Story
Invest in Ontario

Flosonics Medical Selected as Finalist for MedTech Innovator $500K 7th Annual Industry Competition
MedTech Innovator

The Future of Healthcare: “We Must Get Back to Making Eye Contact With Our Patients” With Dr. Samant Virk, CEO of MediSprout
Thrive Global

Bayer Selects Savonix Digital Cognitive Assessment Platform to Validate the Effects of Multivitamin Supplement Berocca in Malaysia
Business Wire

New Protocol Study Shows the Benefits of Babyscripts' Remote Hypertension Monitoring for Postpartum
Markets Insider

Cloudbreak Health Rakes in Healthcare Awards This Summer
Business Wire

Maverick Medical AI Announces Its First Commercial Deployment at USHS Health System to Automatically Detect Medicare Advantage Risk Factors
PR Newswire

Relentless Curiosity

Each week, we cover breaking news, startup updates and deep dives that amplify our portfolio's moonshot progress. Occasionally, we make a mistake. In last week's interview with Biome's CEO, we may have left the incorrect impression regarding their work with a west-coast medical center. An updated version of that piece can be read here.

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