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November 9, 2016
StartUp Health Insider

Docola’s New Plan to Improve Doctor to Patient Communication - Episode 100!

Eran Kabakov, Docola, on StartUp Health NOW

On the 100th episode of StartUp Health NOW, Health Transformer Eran Kabakov, Co-founder and CEO of Docola, shares a new plan for improving communications between doctors and patients.

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Burst of Wisdom: The Inspiration for StartUp Health Colorado

StartUp Health Colorado Burst of Wisdom

Creating a Clinical Laboratory for the Best Health Innovations

Join us on November 16 on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Colorado to celebrate the official launch of StartUp Health Colorado and learn how you can get involved. We’re excited to join the community at CU Anschutz and collaborate with three of the nation’s leading institutions -- the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Children’s Hospital Colorado, and UCHealth -- to develop a pathway for the world’s most innovative health startups to grow. RSVP today.

StartUp Health Company NuPlanit Acquired by HealthyMation

NuPlanit acquired by HealthyMation

StartUp Health company NuPlanit — a phenotyping, nutrition science, behavior science, and machine learning company — has been acquired by HealthyMation. NuPlanit’s founder, Health Transformer Alaina Adams, will now serve as CEO of HealthyMation. See the official announcement for more details.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

UnaliWear Nominated for Austin’s 50 on Fire Awards

Venter, Other Experts Discuss Future of Health Care
US News & World Report

Digital Health Company Cohero Health Closes $9M Series A Financing
Longevity Network

[#HITsm chat 11.04.16] Consumers Shopping for Health Care Online Moderated by Wellthie
Health Standards

Zeel Launches Spa Staffing Solution
Skin Inc

HealthyMation Acquires StartUp Health Company NuPlanit & Health Transformer Alaina Adams Joins as CEO
Business Wire

The World’s Largest Community of Health Transformers

For entrepreneurs who are transforming healthcare, StartUp Health Academy is a lifetime program for every stage of growth that provides coaching, community, access and promotion to each of our Health Transformers.

Frontiers Health 2016

Join us at Frontiers Health November 17-18 in Berlin, Germany, to explore the critical areas of the healthcare continuum and gain practical knowledge to take back to both professional and academic endeavors. Use code sh15_fh16 for 15% off.

GIANT Health

GIANT is an interdisciplinary event running November 16-18 in London that showcases leading technologies, accelerates innovation, and enhances commercial success in a uniquely inspirational and creative environment, and is the most important and main event within #HealthTechWeek. Register now for free tickets using code SUHEALTHGUEST.

New York eHealth Collaborative Digital Health Conference

Help shape the future of healthcare at the New York eHealth Collaborative’s Digital Health Conference (DHC). The 2016 DHC will be held December 6-7 at New World Stages in NYC. Join your peers and register today & use code StartUp for a 10% discount when registering.

Upcoming Health Events

StartUp Health Colorado Launch Party
November 16
Aurora, CO

Momentum by The Next Web
StartUp Health’s Polina Hanin Speaking
November 16
Brooklyn, NY

Frontiers Health
November 17-18
Berlin, Germany

HITLAB Innovators Summit
November 29 - December 1
New York, NY

Slush 2016
StartUp Health Finland Showcase
November 30 - December 1
Helsinki, Finland

NYeC Digital Health Conference
December 6-7
New York, NY

Connected Health Conference
December 11-14
Washington, DC

StartUp Health Festival
January 9-10
San Francisco, CA

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

What Digital Health Needs: More Pilots

Janssen Taps StartUp Health for Three Year Health Innovation Program
HIT Consultant

Foundation and Flatiron Launch Expansive Clinico-genomic Cancer Database
MedCity News

The Innovation Industry
Mike Biselli

Welltok-IBM Watson, Carena-Virginia Mason, StartUp Health-Janssen, and 6 Other Digital Health Deals

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StartUp Health Is Hiring!

StartUp Health is looking for batteries-included team players who want to join our mission to transform health. We’re hiring with openings in partnerships, brand, HR, and more! Visit for more info or send us your resume + why you want to work at StartUp Health to


Digital health companies have raised over $147M this week, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
ConcertoHealth $30.0M Aboretum, Deerfield Management Company
Zipongo $18.0M Mayfield, Excel Venture Management
Recondo Technology $16.0M Lehmi Ventures, Bridge Capital
uBiome $15.5M 8VC, Slow Ventures, Stanford StartX
Owlet $15.0M NIH, Eclipse Ventures, Eniac Ventures, Trilogy Equity Partners, Amazon Alexa Fund, RTP-HC, Capital Integral, Broadway Angels
Catapult Health $10.0M UCHealth, Deborah and David Michel, Jeffrey O. Smith, Ph.D., Health Enterprise Partners
PlushCare $8.0M GGV Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Exponent
Avizia $6.0M HealthQuest Capital, New York-Presbyterian
Genos $6.0M NantOmics
PediaQ $4.8M Deep Space Ventures
PeerWell $2.1M XSeed Capital
Doctible $2.0M Bootstrap Incubation, Tech Coast Angels $1.5M AltaIR Capital, QD Ventures
Headset $1.0M Undisclosed
StartUp Health Insights Q3 Report

2016 is on track to be the biggest year yet for digital health funding. Q3 was significant with almost $2.4B in deals, nearly half of which were international.

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