October 8, 2014

StartUp Health’s Army of Healthcare Transformers Is Now 84 Companies Strong

StartUp Health is excited to add 13 new companies to our family of Healthcare Transformers. With four new international companies, eight female founders and startups focused on everything from nutrition to big data to medical adherence, our newest group of companies is our most diverse yet and we couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome them to the Academy! Our portfolio now includes 165 entrepreneurs from 84 companies in seven countries and 45 cities. Meet the new companies and 74 of our Healthcare Transformers at our showcase at the Cleveland Clinic Innovation Summit, on October 28.

Report: Explore the Digital Health Frontiers for the 50+

Accounting for $1.6 trillion in spending, the 50+ population is a major force in the healthcare market -- and the source of major opportunity. In a new report released last week, AARP estimated that health and wellness products for the 50+ could generate $30 billion over the next five years. Download the free report here.

Get the Scoop on Health Tech in the Big Apple

If you want to keep up with the ever-changing health tech landscape, check out the New York eHealth Collaborative’s 4th annual Digital Health Conference. Use the code “SUH” when you register for our partner discount.

Digital Health Insights

As of Q3, Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital and Venrock are the most active investors in digital health, with six deals each. To see the other active investors in the space, download the free StartUp Health Q3 Insights Report.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Docphin

Docphin Makes It Easy to Keep Up With Your Favorite Research Journals
iMedicalApps

Greatist

A Dose of Websites for Wellness Seekers
LA Times

Medicast

Is Concierge Medicine the New Primary Care?
Healthcare Global

Punctil

Here Are the Finalists in Steve Case’s ‘Rise of the Rest’ Road Trip Pitch Competitions
Tech Cocktail

StartUp Health

StartUp Health Adds 13 Companies to Accelerator
MobiHealthNews

Meet Your Latest Class of StartUp Health Companies
MedCity News

Local Health Startups Tackle Nutrition
Crain’s New York

StartUp Health Accelerator Adds 13 New Companies to Its Portfolio
VentureBeat

StartUp Health Unveils Newest Class of 13 Healthcare Transformers
HIT Consultant

Other Noteworthy Headlines

Exclusive: Facebook plots first steps into healthcare
Reuters

Free Spending by Startups Stir Memories of Dot-Com Era Excesses
The Wall Street Journal

From Wearables to... Invisibles
VentureBeat

Telemonitoring reduces readmissions 44 percent in 4-year, 500-patient study
MobiHealthNews

Entrepreneurs, Here’s How to Think About Your Valuation
VentureBeat

Upcoming Health Events

Connected Healthcare 2014
Oct. 14-15, 2014
San Diego, CA

Kaiser Permanente Imagines Care Anywhere
Oct. 16, 2014
Washington, DC

Chicago HealthTECH Summit
Oct. 23, 2014
Chicago, IL

Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit
Oct. 27-29, 2014
Cleveland, OH

Health 2.0 Europe
Nov. 10-12, 2014 
London, England

NYeC Digital Health Conference
Nov. 17-18, 2014
New York, NY

For more digital health events, visit our website.

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SUH Companies’ Newsletters & Blogs

1eq
AdhereTech
ABPathfinder
AprilAge
Care at Hand
CareLinx
Caremerge
CarePlanners   
Conversa Health
Curatio
DataGenno
DocEngage
Edamam
Fit4D
Force Therapeutics
GetHealth    
Greatist
HelloMD
LifeBio
Lindi Skin   
LuminaCare Solutions
Maxwell Health   
Meals to Heal
MediSprout
Medivo    
Medtep
Personal Medicine Plus
Pocket Anatomy
Punctil
RxApps
RxREVU
Sense Health
SmartRx
Tome
Tute Genomics
Wellthie

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StartUp Health Weekly InsightsTM

Top Digital Health Funding This Week
Startup Amount Investors
NantHealth $320.0M Kuwait Investment Authority
Glow $17.0M Founders Fund
Cohealo $9.0M Romulus Capital
NeuroChaos Solutions $1.1M Undisclosed
MedAware $1.0M OurCrowd
Download the free StartUp Health Insights: Digital Health Funding Rankings Q3 2014
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