We’re living in a moonshot moment in history and we can all be part of the solution.
June 29, 2016
StartUp Health Insider

The Cure for Cancer Is Not a Distant Hope -- It’s a Real Possibility

We’re living in a moonshot moment in history and we can all be part of the solution. Working toward that solution, StartUp Health’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Howard Krein, attended today’s National Cancer Moonshot Summit in Washington, DC, led by Vice President Joe Biden.

VP Joe Biden & Dr. Howard Krein
Read Dr. Krein’s just published op-ed about why StartUp Health believes cancer moonshots matter.

Empower Interactive: Pioneering Behavioral Health Solutions

On this week’s episode of StartUp Health NOW, Eve Phillips, co-founder and CEO of Empower Interactive, shares lessons learned about the advantages of focusing on business models at early stages of your health startup.

Eve Phillips, Empower Interactive

Help Us Build the Population Health Platform of the Future

We’re excited to launch a call for innovations with Aurora Health Care, one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit health care systems, to meet digital health startups interested in integrating into Aurora’s Personalized Population Health Platform. Companies can apply at StartUpHealth.com/Aurora before July 20.

Read more at Healthcare IT News, Becker’s Hospital Review, HISTalk, MedCity News and HIT Consultant.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

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The World’s Largest Community of Healthcare 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 Healthcare Transformers.

Upcoming Health Events

July 12-13
Philadelphia, PA

Connected Health Summit
August 30 - September 1
San Diego, CA

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

Connected Health Symposium
October 20-21
Boston, MA

See more digital health events

Buzzworthy Headlines

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Five Ways Virtual Reality Will Transform Healthcare
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Here's Why Nokia Is Increasing Focus on the Healthcare Segment

IBM Watson Launches a $5 Million Artificial Intelligence X Prize

Power the Movement to Transform Health - StartUp Health Is Hiring!

StartUp Health is hiring batteries-included team players who want to join our mission to transform health. Check out our current openings and share with your network.

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So far, digital health companies have raised over $3B in 2016, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Reflexion Health $18.0M Undisclosed
Kit Check $15.0M Baxter Ventures, Black Granite Capital, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Rex Health Ventures, New Leaf Venture Partners, Easton Capital Investment Group, LionBird Venture Capital, Sands Capital Ventures
Iggbo $13.0M Heritage Group
FareWell  $8.5M David Perry
PediaQ $4.5M Gary Gerlacher, MD, Robert Smith, Jon O’Sullivan, Deep Space Ventures

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