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May 31, 2017
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“In the last couple of years, it became very clear to a number of us that we’re on the front end of a golden age of innovation in the business of healthcare.”
Michael Greeley, Flare Capital


StartUp Health & SAP Health Announce Call for Innovations

StartUp Health & SAP Health

We’re excited to announce our first call for innovation with SAP Health and are inviting the world’s top health innovators to join an exclusive program that will have both the support of StartUp Health Moonshot Academy and valuable access to SAP resources, including technology, experts, customers, and marketing channels. Entrepreneurs can apply at through June 14.   

Join us for an exclusive Q&A session lead by SAP and StartUp Health next Wednesday, June 7, at 12pm EST to learn more about the program. Read the full overview of this inaugural call for innovation on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!

The Golden Age of Health Innovation

Michael Greeley on StartUp Health NOW

In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Flare Capital co-founder Michael Greeley shares what makes him excited about the next wave of digital health companies and explains why he believes health innovation is entering a golden age. Read the full overview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.


The Government Is Not Going to Save Healthcare: StartUp Health’s Steven Krein on Fox Business

Pushing Healthcare in the Right Direction: A conversation with Dr. Ben Bynum of the Colorado Health Foundation

The Scarcity of Developer Talent in Digital Health: Part 2 of Transforming Healthcare on the Hill

Rx in the Cloud: What we can learn from the digitization of Chinese pharmacies

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Montefiore Health System Sees Improvement in Anxiety, Depression of Patients Using Valera Health's App

Battling Big Data: How Brokers Can Compete With AI and Automation
BenefitsPro by Health Transformer Sally Poblete 

13 New York City-Based Companies With Remarkable Office Features: Zeel Massage

Healthgrades, Collaborate to Boost Providers' Online Presence: 4 Things to Know
Becker’s Hospital Review

PsyInnovations Partners With Amplified Life Network

Beyond Lucid Technologies Wants to Streamline Emergency Response to Accidents
San Francisco Business Times

Study Using Valera Health App Shows Boost in Engagement From Patients With Depression, Anxiety
MedCity News

Interview With Chrissa McFarlane, Founder & CEO of Patientory
Koles Coin News

CEO of Fit4D David Weingard Announced as a Keynote Speaker at the AADE17 Conference

ELITE Entrepreneur Sundeep Bhan of Prognos

Benchmark Senior Living Expands Caremerge Family Engagement to Its 54 Communities
PR 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.

Upcoming Health Events

StartUp Health Colorado Health Transformer Hangout
Meet StartUp Health co-founder Steven Krein and the CO team
June 1, 2017
Denver, CO

Preparing for the Paradigm Shift Changing the US Healthcare System
June 7, 2017
Webinar hosted by Konnarock Healthcare 

TMCx Demo Day Digital Health 2017
June 8, 2017
Houston, TX

Improving Returns on Social - New Strategies for Healthcare
June 14, 2017
Webinar hosted by Curatio & Hootsuite

June 20-21, 2017
Cambridge, MA

Tech Tour Healthtech Summit
June 26-28, 2017
Lausanne, Switzerland

Ignite: Digital Health
StartUp Health’s Steven Krein & Katya Hancock speaking
StartUp Health Colorado partners Dr. Jennifer Wiler & Dr. Robin Deterding speaking

July 13-14, 2017
New York, NY

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

StartUp Health Co-founder: Government's Not Going to Save Healthcare
Fox Business 

Health-Tech Startups Pivot as Obamacare Uncertainty Mounts
The Wall Street Journal 

3 Healthcare Trends That Don’t Hinge on the ACA
Harvard Business Review 

Digital Health Should Mature From Apps to Innovative Environments

WHO’s New Boss Is Just the Right Medicine
Mail & Guardian

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StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $480M this week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Peloton Interactive $325.0M Wellington Management, Fidelity Investments, Kleiner Perkins, True Ventures, Comcast NBCUniversal, GGV Capital, Balyasny, QuestMark
Saluda Medical AU$53.0M Action Potential Venture Capital, Medtronic PLC
VitalConnect $33.0M MVM Life Science Partners, Baxter Ventures
Medrio $30.0M Questa Capital Management
DocPlanner €15.0M ENERN Investments, Target Global, One Peak Partners
VoxelCloud $10.0M Sequoia Capital
Viz $7.5M Danhua Capital, Innovation Endeavors, AME Cloud Ventures
Scopio Labs $7.0M OurCrowd
WISE €6.5M Principia SGR, Atlante Ventures, High-Tech Gründerfonds, F3F, Antares
Gixo $3.7M Greylock Partners, Cowboy Ventures, xSeed Capital
Sana Health $1.3M Founders Fund, Maveron, SOSV
StartUp Health’s Q1 2017 Insights Report

If the first quarter of 2017 is any indication of what’s to come, 2017 is going to be another important year for digital health funding.

Get the free Q1 2017 Insights Report

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