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October 19, 2016
StartUp Health Insider

Bursts of Wisdom: The Future of Genomic Sequencing

Affordable Genetic Sequencing
The Evolution of Genomic Sequencing
Motivation Behind Creating a Startup
Staying Focused
Tute Genomics, a StartUp Health company on a mission to make genomic sequencing accessible and affordable, has been acquired by PierianDx, a personalized medicine power-company. Reid Robinson, MD, Founder of Tute Genomics, shares his Bursts of Wisdom and thoughts on the future of the genomics industry. Meet the team at ASHG2016 in Vancouver, Canada, to share this exciting news, and read the official announcement and details in HITConsultant, GenomeWeb, MedCity News, and Utah Business.
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Download Free: StartUp Health’s Q3 Digital Health Funding Insights

2016 Q3 Insights
We’re on track for the biggest year yet for digital health funding. Download the full report to see the largest deals YTD & more!

StartUp Health Companies in the News

3 Quick Thoughts From Wellthie CEO Sally Poblete
Becker’s Hospital Review

MouthWatch Showcases New TeleHealth Solution TeleDent for Dental Care at Annual ADA Meeting
Telecomms Briefing

How Digital Health Startup AprilAge Is Bringing Law Enforcement Into the Digital Age
Canadian Business

With Zeel, Massages Join List of Services Delivered via App
Houston Chronicle

Patients Centric Healthcare: The Future of Health Featuring Open Health Network

Edamam Partners With fresh&co to Deliver Nutrition Data for Its Fresh and Healthy Meals

MedCity Announces AdhereTech Winner of Patient Engagement Startup Contest
MedCity News

David Mou, MD, of Valera Health Named to LinkedIn's Next Wave List of Young Professionals
Becker’s Hospital Review

Zeel Welcomes 1000th Corporate Wellness Customer
PR Newswire

The Digital Hospital: StartUp Health Companies Caremerge & RxRevu Reinventing the Practice of Medicine
CB Insights

OpenDoctor Lands Covia Health Agreement

Braceunder’s Video Blog: Louisville Innovation Summit

The World’s Largest Community of Health Transformers

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Celebrate the Launch of StartUp Health Colorado

Join us on November 16 on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Colorado to celebrate the official launch of StartUp Health Colorado! 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 further develop the Rocky Mountain Region as a destination for health tech innovation. RSVP today.

Health Transformer Showcase @ Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit

Join StartUp Health at the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit next week for an exciting showcase of companies reimagining the future of health. Health Transformers from StartUp Health portfolio companies ManageUP PRM, Mediktor, Docola, MDOps, Braceunder, RC21X, Jaystreet Technologies, Medtep, LifeBio, Open Health Network, Biome Analytics and Babyscripts will present on provider solutions, patient engagement, care access, practice workflows and big data.

Momentum by The Next Web

The Next Web and StartUp Health invite you to join 5,000 technology world leaders in Brooklyn on November 16 for what's been dubbed NY's most intimate tech conference for business decision makers. Use this link for half-price admission.

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. Get 50% off registration with the code SUHEALTH50.

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

Connected Health Symposium
October 20-21
Boston, MA

Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE)
StartUp Health’s Jenn Hankin Speaking
October 21-22
Washington, DC

Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit
Health Transformer Showcase
October 23-26
Cleveland, OH

Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit
StartUp Health’s Katya Hancock Speaking
November 2
Boston, MA

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

StartUp Health Festival
January 9-10
San Francisco, CA

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

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How Health Care Technology Is Disrupting the Traditional Market

How Your Purpose Answers the Reason for Why Your Brand Exists

IBM Is Counting on Its Bet on Watson and Paying Big Money for It
The New York Times

The Apple Watch Is the Most Accurate Wrist Wearable

StartUp Health Reports More Global Deals, Uptick in Pharma Investment in Digital Health
Medical Marketing & Media

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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 currently searching for a Partnerships Director & HR Coordinator to join our growing team in NYC!


Digital health companies have raised over $190M this week, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Iora Health $75.0M Temasek, .406 Ventures, Flare Capital Partners, F-Prime Capital, GE Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Polaris Partners, Rice Management Company
Veritas Genetics $30.0M Trustbridge Partners, Jiangsu Simcere Pharmaceutical,  Lilly Asia Ventures
Heal $26.9M Tull Investment Group, Breyer Capital, Paul Jacobs, David Ellison, HashtagOne. Slow Ventures
Axial Healthcare $16.5M Oak HC/FT, .406 Ventures, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Sandbox Advantage Fund
Newtopia $10.0M Bloom Burton & Co.
Ovia Health $10.0M Martin Ventures, Zaffre Investments, Lightbank Ventures, LionBird Ltd, Bullet Time Venture
SeniorLink $10.0M NewSpring Capital
Contessa Health $7.0M Noro-Moseley Partners, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Martin Ventures, Sandbox Advantage Fund, Nashville Capital Network,  Marshfield Clinic Health System
Kindly Care $3.1M MHS Capital, Floodgate, Jackson Square Ventures
23andMe $1.7M National Institutes of Health
Jiseki Health $1.2M 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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