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June 14, 2017
StartUp Health Insider

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“Together we can help create solutions and applications that would not have been possible even three to five years ago.”
Bill McDermott, CEO, SAP


Apply to SAP Health + StartUp Health Call for Innovation Now!

StartUp Health & SAP Health

We will be closing applications to our first call for innovation with SAP Health at 12pm ET FRIDAY! Entrepreneurs can apply at and check out the criteria on HEALTH TRANSFORMER. If you’ve got a breakthrough company working on solving the world’s complex and chronic diseases we want to meet you!

Making Healthcare as Easy as Booking a Flight

openDoctor on StartUp Health NOW

In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Joe Marino, CEO of openDoctor, talks about how current trends in healthcare consumerism are transforming the industry and shares what his company is doing to help established healthcare organizations reach consumers online. Watch the full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

HEALTH TRANSFORMER Spotlight: Women’s Health Moonshot

The Future Is Femtech! Major progress is being made to improve women’s health globally. Health Transformers working on StartUp Health’s Women’s Health Moonshot from Babyscripts, Seed, Babymed, and Pregistry are providing women’s health with a much-needed dose of progress.

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StartUp Health Companies in the News

Diabetes Education App KingFit reaches $350k With Jeff Turner Investment

How Seniors Are Sharing Stories With Future Generations With LifeBio
Future of Personal Health  

Curatio Wants to Be Tinder Plus Facebook for Health and Disease Communities

DNA Study Through Human Longevity, Inc, Maps Genetic Code to Rethink Human Aging

Chabla Mobile Service Enables Hearing-impaired Community to Converse by Phone With Anyone at Anytime

Aver Inc.’s Value-Based Healthcare Solutions Awarded PROMETHEUS Analytics® Version 5.4 Certification
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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.

Where Healthcare Meets Innovation

Join us at MedCity CONVERGE, the leading executive healthcare innovation event, July 31-August 1 in Philadelphia. All sectors of the oncology ecosystem will gather to discuss the newest strategies and the future of innovation in cancer care. Save on tickets when you use promo code STARTUPHEALTH. Register today.

Upcoming Health Events

June 20-21, 2017
Cambridge, MA

Tech Tour Healthtech Summit
StartUp Health cofounder Unity Stoakes speaking
June 26-28, 2017
Lausanne, Switzerland  

Healthcare Cybersecurity in Action
June 28, 2017
Webinar hosted by Konnarock Healthcare

She Started It: A Film Screening
June 29, 2017
New York, NY
Ignite: Digital Health
StartUp Health’s Steven Krein & Katya Hancock speaking
StartUp Health Colorado partners Dr. Jennifer Wiler & Dr. Robin Deterding speaking

July 13-14, 2017
New York, NY

July 31-August 1, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

Accenture Calls for Applications for the HealthTech Innovation Challenge

SAP CEO Bill McDermott on Losing an Eye: ‘My Accident Changed My Life for the Better’

Decision Support Gives UCHealth Physicians More Treatment Options
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StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $78M this week! Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Alto Pharmacy $23.0M Greenoaks Capital, Jackson Square Ventures, Rahul Mehta, Craig Sherman, Justin Kan, Daniel Kan
Trice Medical $19.3M Smith & Nephew, Safeguard Scientifics, HealthQuest Capital, BioStar Ventures
Digital Pharmacist $6.5M Activate Venture Partners, LiveOak Venture Partners
One Drop $6.1M RRE Ventures
Savonix $5.1M DigiTx Partners, Rethink Impact
Kenzen $5.0M Digitalis Ventures, Flex, San Francisco 49ers, Hickory Ventures, Women’s Capital Connection
DOC+ $5.0M Yandex, Baring Vostok
Episona $4.0M Pasadena Angels
ABI Health $1.5M Norwest Venture Partners
Multiplier Solutions $1.5M Norwest Venture Partners
Life2 $1.5M Morley Device Innovations
StartUp Health’s Q1 2017 Insights Report

If the first quarter of 2017 is any indication of what’s to come, 2017 is going to be another important year for digital health funding.

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