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August 10, 2016
StartUp Health Insider

Becoming a Doctorpreneur, an Evolutionary Journey

On this week’s episode of StartUp Health NOW, Dr.Thomas Tsang, CEO and co-founder of Valera Health and one of StartUp Health’s Health Transformers, shares lessons learned on his journey to becoming a doctorpreneur.

Dr. Thomas Tsang, Valera Health, on StartUp Health NOW
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StartUp Health Companies in the News

AlemHealth Is Fixing Health Kabul

CareLinx Is Emerging in the Hottest Start-Up Market
The New York Times

Edamam Releases a Nutrition Analysis Tool for Restaurants and Food Service Companies
PR Leap

Three Key Ways AdhereTech & Cohero Health Are Changing Medication Adherence in Clinical Trials
Healthcare IT News

CareDox Expands to an Additional 817 Schools Totaling 1.4 Million Pediatric Records Nationwide
The Business Journals

Six StartUp Health Companies Defining Tomorrow’s Healthcare Scene
Market Data Forecast

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.

Digital Technology That Cares: Bringing the Human Element to Life

Over 1,000 visionaries, leaders, practitioners and thinkers will gather for the 13th year at this year’s Connected Health Symposium October 20-21 in Boston, MA. Use the code StartUpHealthDiscount for 50% off registration.

Connected Health Digital Summit: Engaging Consumers

The third annual Connected Health Summit in San Diego, August 30 - September 1, will analyze the roles of connected health technologies and innovations in driving changes in consumer behaviors and business models. Register today!

Upcoming Health Events

BioPharm America, Digital Medicine Connect
September 15
Boston, MA

VoyagerMed Medical Innovation Summit
September 22-24
New York, NY

Health 2.0 Fall Conference
September 25-28
Santa Clara, CA

Louisville Innovation Summit
October 9-11
Louisville, KY

See more digital health events

Buzzworthy Headlines

Children's Health Turning to Startups to Reach Kids Outside the Hospital
NPR Marketplace

#MNPatDNC StartUp Health, Wayne Kimmel & Microsoft Celebrates the DNC

Drones Will Begin Delivering Blood and Medicine in the US
The Verge

Beyond Fitbit: 'Neural Dust' Puts Invisible Cyborg Tech Deep Inside You

The Surprising Ways Your Fitness Data Is Really Being Used
Outside Online

MedCity Launches Contest to Identify Nation’s Top 15 Patient Engagement Startups
MedCity News

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Power the Movement to Transform Health

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Our portfolio company CareDox is hiring a Director of Marketing. Please share with your network.


So far, digital health companies have raised over $3.9B in 2016, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Honor $42.0M Thrive Capital
Elation Health $15.0M DFJ, Martha Marsh, Charlie Cheever
Aligned TeleHealth $12.0M SV Life Sciences
98point6 $11.0M Undisclosed
Viewics $10.5M Canvas Ventures, Roche Venture Fund, City National Bank
Alodokter $2.5M Golden Gate Ventures, 500 Startups, Lim Dershing
Koko $2.5M Omidyar Network, Union Square Ventures
Florence Healthcare $1.7M Bee Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Green D Ventures, Will Crawford
3Derm $1.6M Undisclosed
iBeat $1.5M Maveron, Subtraction Capital, Correlation Ventures, Ali and Hadi Partovi, Russell Okung, Henry Kravis, Band of Angels
StartUp Health Insights Midyear Report

The digital health market broke historic records as funding reached $3.9B in the first half of the year.

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