October 25, 2017
StartUp Health Insider
Transformer Inspiration
“You have to do what you dream of doing even while you're afraid.”
- Arianna Huffington

Aneesh Chopra on the Rise of Open APIs in Healthcare

Aneesh Chopra on StartUp Health NOW
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Aneesh Chopra, former Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. and President of Care Journey, shares secrets, optimism, and wisdom for anyone focusing on health innovation. Watch the full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.

HEALTH TRANSFORMER Spotlight: Meet the New Health Transformers Joining StartUp Health’s Moonshot Academy

We’re excited to welcome over 30 Health Transformers to the StartUp Health Moonshot Academy and support them on their mission to achieve one (or more) of StartUp Health’s 10 Health Moonshots to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in the world.

Additional Headlines:

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Precision Prenatal Care From Babyscripts Sets Model for Standardized Healthcare

Jamey Edwards, CEO of Cloudbreak, on Telemedicine and Five Keys for Humanizing Healthcare
Digital Health Today

Ride Health to Face Off in ‘Shark Tank'-style Competition in Denver
ABC 7 Denver

Savor Health Welcomes Three Acclaimed Leaders to Their Organization
Denver Post YourHub

ISPA Names Zeel Spa 2017 Innovation of the Year
PR Newswire

FDA Services Crown Savings Chooses iCoreDental Practice Management

Jason Bhan, MD, of Prognos and Philip Chen, MD, of Sonic Healthcare to Present at G2 Intelligence Lab Institute
Globe Newswire

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.

Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit

Two of the principal architects of AI’s role in healthcare see enormous opportunity ahead. Join us on November 30 to explore how AI will impact healthcare in the years ahead. Sign up today to reserve your seat & use promo code STARTUPSAVE to save on your ticket.

Upcoming Health Events

TechTour Healthtech Venture Forum
October 25-26, 2017
Valencia, Spain

GuideWell Health+Accel Pitch Day
November 3, 2017
Orlando, FL

The Open Summit
November 12-13, 2017
Boulder, CO

Frontiers Health
StartUp Health speaking
November 16-17, 2017
Berlin, Germany
20% off with code: FH17STARTUPHEALTH
2017 HITLAB Innovators Summit
November 28-30, 2017
New York, NY
15% off with code: SUH15

Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit
November 30, 2017
Boston, MA
Save with code: STARTUPSAVE

StartUp Health Festival
January 8-9, 2018
San Francisco, CA

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

How Hospital Strategic Venture Investing Can Improve Returns, Reduce Risk and Improve Care

Investing in Computational Care Startups: A Preface
Scott Barclay, Partner at Data Collective (DCVC)

Sue Siegel Named Chief Innovation Officer for GE
Business Wire

AMA Launches Physician Innovation Network to Connect Physicians With Digital Health Companies
MedTech Boston

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Career Opportunities With Health Transformers

StartUp Health company Babyscripts is hiring a DevOps & QA Senior Engineer to join their growing team in Washington, DC!

StartUp Health is hiring venture and network associates and always searching for amazing leaders to join our team and mission to transform health to make a global impact. Visit startuphealth.com/careers for more info.

StartUp Health Insights

Innovative health companies raised over $260M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount   Investors
NeuroPace $74.0M   KCK Group, OrbiMed Advisors
Devoted Health $62.0M   Venrock
Prenetics $40.0M   Beyond Ventures, Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, Yuantai Investment Partners, mFund, eGarden Ventures
WellTok $25.5M   Canaan Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Bessemer Venture Partners
Mission Bio $10.0M   Mayfield Fund, Life Science Angels, Stanford-StartX Fund, Tech Coast Angels, Keiretsu Forum
Jijiankang $9.1M   Zhisland Capital, New Vision Ventures
BaseHealth $8.5M   HBM Healthcare Investments
EchoPixel $8.5M   Intel Capital, Aurus Capital, Runa Capital, Harris & Harris Group, LAM Research, Binomial
meQuilibrium $8.2M   Chrysalis Ventures, Safeguard Scientifics
VitalConnect $5.0M   MVM Life Science Partners
Health at Hand $4.0M   Simon Charlton
Owlet $3.7M   Eclipse Ventures
NeuroFlow $1.2M   Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Safeguard Scientifics, IHG
Pryv $1.1M   Cosa Trade
A $2.5 Billion Quarter for Digital Health

Digital health funding isn’t slowing down with the largest Q3 yet coming in at over $2.5B. Following previous Q4 trends, we expect total annual funding for 2017 to hit the $10B mark.

Get the free 2017 Q3 Global Digital Health Funding Report now.

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