March 14, 2018
StartUp Health Insider
Transformer Inspiration
“Nothing that is worthwhile is ever easy.”
— Indira Gandhi

Accenture HealthTech Innovation Panel

Accenture @ StartUp Health Festival
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Accenture hosts a leadership panel at the StartUp Health Festival about what large corporations have learned from working with young startups. Watch full discussion on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!

Health Transformer Spotlight: Jamey Edwards, Cloudbreak Health

Jamey Edwards, Cloudbreak Health
Jamey Edwards, co-founder and CEO of Cloudbreak Health, sheds light on the positive outcome of hard work and how this life lesson applies to excelling as an entrepreneur and Health Transformer. Watch his full spotlight from the StartUp Health Festival.


An App to Eliminate Pre-term Birth by 2027: Health Transformer Spotlight: Anish Sebastian, CEO and Co- Founder of Babyscripts

Sanofi’s Vision for the Future of Health: Fireside Chat with Ameet Nathwani, MD, Chief Medical Officer & EVP at Sanofi

Feet on the Earth, Head in the Sky: Dr. Jessica Mega on how tech giants like Google can help power tomorrow’s health transformation

StartUp Health Companies in the News

How Cloud9 Changed a Police Force’s Response to Mental Illness
The Crime Report

I Tried Zeel's Sleep Massages for a Month, Never Knew a Sleep so Deep
USA Today

Gene By Gene Selects BC Platforms to Enhance Its World Leading Genomic Data Processing Services
Bio-IT World

Prestige Health Choice Remote Biometric Monitoring Program, a Collaboration With Vheda Health, Now Available in Orlando and Surrounding Areas
Prestige Health Choice

Open Health Network Adds Top Medical, Tech Advisors to Board

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.

The LifeSci NYC Internship Program

The LifeSci NYC Internship Program, part of New York City’s $500 million, 10-year initiative to accelerate growth of the life sciences industry, seeks companies to host students for summer 2018 internships. The program matches top New York City college students students interested in pursuing careers in the life sciences and healthcare sectors into internship positions, while helping develop the city’s next generation of life science and health leaders. For more information visit their site or email Anita Kishore.

Deadline Approaching for Bayer G4A Generator

G4A Generator, the newest edition of the Bayer G4A program, is looking to collaborate with like-minded healthcare innovators in the US to help fulfill the potential of self-care. You can find detailed information about each challenge on the website and have until March 23 to apply.

Health Datapalooza - Turning Information Into Innovation

Register for the 2018 Health Datapalooza, April 26-27 in Washington, DC, and join more than 1,300 attendees representing both the public and private sectors to share the newest, most innovative, and effective uses of health data. Health Datapalooza is more than just a meeting; it's a diverse community of big thinkers and roll-up-our-sleeves-and-get-it-done problem solvers who share a mission to liberate and use data to improve health and healthcare. Register today for a discounted registration rate of $695 (up to a $500 savings): select the individual, non-member rate and use the promo code DATAPARTNER.

HIMSS Europe 18 & Health 2.0 Conference

Join HIMSS Europe and Health 2.0 for the HIMSS Europe 18 & Health 2.0 Conference on May 27-29 in Sitges, Spain. The conference will include sessions which will address the whole spectrum of the digital health ecosystem with the aim to reach key audiences in the sector: from hospital CEOs to innovative SMEs and startups, as well as CMOs, clinicians, and nurses.

Upcoming Health Events

TEDxUCLA 2018: Waves
StartUp Health Company inRecovery Presenting
April 7, 2018
Los Angeles, CA

World Medical Innovation Forum
April 23-25, 2018
Boston, MA

Future of Obstetrics: A Babyscripts User Experience
April 25-26, 2018
Austin, TX 

Health Datapalooza
April 26-27, 2018
Washington, DC

ATA 18
April 29-May 1, 2018
Chicago, IL

May 1-2, 2018
Chicago, IL

HLTH: The Future of Healthcare
Meet StartUp Health's Unity Stoakes and Katya Hancock
May 6-9, 2018
Las Vegas, NV

HIMSS Europe 18 & Health 2.0 Conference
May 27-29, 2018
Sitges, Spain

Buzzworthy Headlines

Hospitals Vie to Fund a Health-Tech Breakthrough
Wall Street Journal

Here Are a Few Wearables From SXSW That Aim to Bring Value to Humans on Earth and Space
MedCity News

From App Store to Drug Store, Digital Health Is Redefining Pharma’s Pipeline

Want Ongoing Digital Health News and Insights?

Career Opportunities With Health Transformers

Care Advisors is looking for a CTO to lead their team in optimizing their current platform and creating an improved scalable next version. The ideal candidate will be visionary with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Inbox Health is looking for Patient Support Specialists in New Haven, CT. This position is perfect for new-ish grads who want startup experience in a support role that will be very engaged with engineering and product to solve problems and drive efficiency; the ideal candidates are bilingual in Spanish and English.

StartUp Health is looking to add a Corporate Diligence Paralegal, New York and Miami Fellows, and an Online Community Manager to our growing team! To apply and for more information on all our open positions, please visit

StartUp Health Insights

Innovative health companies raised over $340M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount   Investors
PointClickCare $146.0M   Dragoneer Investment Group
Atomwise $45.0M   Monsanto Growth Ventures, DCVC, B Group Capital
MedGenome Labs $40.0M   HDFC, Sequoia India, Sofina, Zodius Capital, Kris Gopalakrishnan, Lakshmi Narayanan
Medial EarlySign $30.0M   aMoon Fund, Horizons Ventures, Nir Kalkstein
WHOOP $25.0M   UAE71 Capital, National Football League Players Association, Durant Company, Thursday Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, Accomplice, Mousse Partners, Promus Ventures, NextView Ventures, David Stern, Jack Dorsey, Russell Okung, Mike Novogratz, Nicholas Negroponte
23Mofang $15.8M   Matrix Partners China, Hanwang Technology, Yahui Medical Fund, Chengdu Deshang Qidian Equity Investment Fund
Eight $14.0M   Khosla Ventures, Y Combinator, Yunqi Partner
Hello Heart $9.0M   BlueRun Ventures, Maven Ventures, Resolute Ventures, WTI
Wildflower Health $8.0M   Health Enterprise Partners, Hatteras Venture Partners, Echo Health
Maple $4.0M   MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, Jeff Fettes
Wellthy Therapeutics $2.1M   Ranjan Pai, Currae Healthtech Fund, Beenext Ventures, GrowX Ventures
LiveHealth $1.1M   Nexus Venture Partners
Digital Health Startups Raised a Record $11.5B in 2017

With over $11.5B of capital invested into the sector globally, 2017 was the most active funding year since we began tracking in 2011. We expect a dynamic year ahead!

Download the free StartUp Health 2017 Year End Insights Report now.

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