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Key Takeaways From StartUp Health’s Mid-Year Insights Report

StartUp Health’s Insights Report 2017 Mid-Year Global Digital Health Funding
StartUp Health’s Insights Report 2017 Mid-Year Global Digital Health Funding

In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Troy Bannister chats with Unity Stoakes on the latest trends and biggest things to watch from StartUp Health’s Mid-Year Global Digital Health Funding Report. Read more in Fortune, FierceHealthcare, Becker’s Health IT Review, MobiHealthNews, MedCity News, Healthcare Dive, HIT Consultant, mHealth Spot, and VatorNews, and watch the full video on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!

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StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $430M in the last few weeks. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
PatientPoint $140.0M Searchlight Capital Partners, Silver Point Capital, L Catterton
CloudHealth Technologies $46.0M Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Scale Venture Partners, .406 Ventures, Meritech Capital Partners, Sapphire Ventures
Headspace $36.6M Spectrum Equity
Glooko $35.0M Georgian Partners, Insulet Corporation, Mayo Clinic, Canaan Partners, Social Capital, Medtronic, Samsung NEXT
Science Exchange $28.0M Norwest Venture Partners, Union Square Ventures, Maverick Capital, Collaborative Fund
Push Doctor $26.1M Accelerated Digital Ventures, Draper Esprit, Oxford Capital, Partech Ventures, Seventure Partners
KRY €20.0M Accel, Index Ventures, Creandum, Project A
Arivale $13.6M Undisclosed
Swift Biosciences $12.2M Arboretum Ventures
DayTwo $12.0M Johnson & Johnson, Marius Nacht $10.0M Orkla Ventures, Smedvig Capital
MC10 $7.3M Undisclosed
MobileODT $6.8M OrbiMed Advisors, Tristel plc
CellTrak Technologies $6.0M MK Capital, Boathouse Capital
HUG Innovations $5.0M NRI Startup India
Beam Technologies $4.5M Undisclosed
Cocoon Cam $4.0M Happiness Ventures
Recursion Pharma $4.0M Square 1 Bank
Gymlib €3.0M Breega Capital, Fa Dièse, Kima Ventures, Alyan Group
emocha $2.7M National Institutes of Health, Propel Baltimore Fund, Kapor Capital, Sand Hill Angels, Baltimore Angels, Blue Jay Syndicate
MedWhat $2.6M Undisclosed $2.0M DCM Ventures, Bootstrap Labs, Launch Capital
Psious $1.1M Rothenberg Ventures

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