January 31, 2018
StartUp Health Insider
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”What gets me up every day and keeps me motivated to do the work I do, is, first and foremost, I get to do what I love.”
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Welcoming Felice Gorordo to the StartUp Health Family

We’re honored to welcome Felice Gorordo to StartUp Health’s growing team. Felice is a White House alum from the Obama administration and an entrepreneur who cares deeply about our mission to achieve health moonshots. Read his inspirational story on HEALTH TRANSFORMER about why he is joining us on our mission to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in the world.

A Holistic Approach to the Happiness & Mental Health Moonshot

Erin McCloskey on StartUp Health NOW
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Erin McCloskey, CEO & Co-founder of E=mc2 no limits..., discussed the holistic approach behind her company and its lifestyle management program. Watch full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!

HEALTH TRANSFORMER Headlines

From Pain to Peace & Purpose: Why I’m joining StartUp Health as Entrepreneur-In-Residence by Felice Gorordo

Ask an Investor: Q&A With Jim Treliving of CBC’s Dragons’ Den Featuring StartUp Health company Curatio

StartUp Health Year End Insights Report 2017: Digital health startups raise over $11.5B and expect to see new innovations emerge in the year ahead

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Can Sandstone Diagnostics’s Trak Help Get You Pregnant?
Fast Company

Israeli Tech Companies to Watch in 2018: Oxitone
Sanvada

Behavioral Health Care Management Startup Valera Health Adds Payer to Customer Base
MedCity News

Meet the Millennial Men Behind Family Friendly Startups Like FitBliss
Slate

Denver's RxRevu Offers a Swift AI Tool for Prescriptions
Denver Business Journal

Insurtech Startup Wellthie Leverages Teladoc Platform
Becker’s Hospital Review

Women in MedTech: How Patientory Could Empower Patients and Secure Data
Medical Design & Outsourcing

Insurtech Update: News From Wellthie Looking to Disrupt Their Market
Insurance Forums

Fruit Street Health Joins StartUp Health Moonshot Academy
HIT Consultant

Pipeline Entrepreneur (Member) Inspiration Award: Kim Gandy, Play-it Health
Silicon Prairie News

Sagesurfer Awarded Competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant From the National Science Foundation
Sagesurfer

The One About Fertility, Featuring Trak by Sandstone Diagnostics
Digital Health Today

CES 2018 Recap: Sabine Seymour, Founder + CEO of SUPA
Backstage Capital

How Nokia’s Falling Star Has Led Finland to Boost Its Startup and Healthcare Ecosytems, Featuring Nightingale & Buddy Healthcare
MedCity News

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

HIMSS Northern California Chapter Innovation Conference & Showcase
Health Transformer Tatyana Kanzaveli Speaking
February 1, 2018
Santa Clara, CA

Webinar: Ten Step Plan to Launch your GDPR Initiative
Hosted by Health Transformer Eran Kabakov of Docola
February 2, 2018

HIMSS18 Conference & Exhibition
March 5-9, 2018
Las Vegas, NV

SXSW - Health and Wellness
March 9-13, 2018
Austin, TX

WIRED Health 2018
March 13-14, 2018
London, UK

Health Datapalooza
April 26-27, 2018
Washington, DC

Buzzworthy Headlines

Can Silicon Valley Help Get You Pregnant?
Fast Company

Trends That Emerged From J.P. Morgan Week 2018
PM360

Faces of Digital Health: Is It Possible to Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Everyone in the World? Featuring StartUp Health Investor Esther Dyson, and Co-founders Steven Krein, Unity Stoakes
Medicine Today on Digital Health

An Uncle's Overdose Spurs Medicaid Official to Change Course
NPR

Finland's Boost to Its Startup and Healthcare Ecosytems, Featuring StartUp Health Finland
MedCity News

Amazon's Moves in Healthcare Over the Last Year Are Finally Starting to Make Sense
CNBC

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Team Up to Disrupt Healthcare
The New York Times

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Career Opportunities With Health Transformers

Join StartUp Health company Fit4D on their mission to improve diabetes care! Please view open positions or send an email to learn more.

StartUp Health Insights

Innovative health companies raised over $118M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount   Investors
HNI Healthcare $32.6M   Bison Capital, Spindletop Capital
Neuspera Medical $26.0M   6 Dimensions Capital, Action Potential Venture Capital, Windham Venture Partners, Delta Capital, Purple Arch Ventures
Springbuk Health $20.0M   HealthQuest Capital, Echo Health Ventures, Lewis & Clark Ventures, Elevate Ventures
XtalPi $15.0M   Google, Tencent, Sequoia
Protenus $11.0M   Kaiser Permanente Ventures, F-Prime Capital Partners, Arthur Ventures, LionBird Venture Capital, Cognosante Ventures
LindaCare €7.0M   Philips, PMV, Capricorn ICT Arkiv, Connecticut Innovations
Kindly Care $5.4M   MHS Capital
Digital Health Startups Raised a Record $11.5B in 2017

With over $11.5B of capital invested into the sector globally, 2017 was the most active funding year since we began tracking in 2011. We expect a dynamic year ahead!

Download the free StartUp Health 2017 Year End Insights Report now.

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