Just Released: StartUp Health’s 2015 Digital Health Funding Rankings
December 16, 2015

Just Released: StartUp Health’s 2015 Digital Health Funding Rankings

While 2014 was the year that digital health broke out, 2015 was the year the ecosystem hit its stride. Here are a few trends we saw this year:

  • Deal sizes continue to increase with the average being $15.1M this year

  • Investors keep supporting new innovation with the most active digital health investors engaging with early-stage companies

  • Los Angeles lands in the top three digital health metro areas as new innovation hotspots pop up around the US and the world

Check out the complete report for breakout digital health deals, top IPOs, leading investors and more.
2015: The Year Digital Health Funding Hit Its Stride

Healthcare Transformer Fundraising Forecast - 2016

We talked to the entrepreneurs reimagining healthcare about what they think is in store for digital health innovation in 2016. Here’s what they said:

  • “Behavioral health will continue to rise in the scopes of investors. There's a gold rush about to start because of a confluence of market factors…”

  • “The pendulum is going to swing back and big systems are going to move from looking for point solutions to looking for flexible platforms…”

  • “Digital Health will continue to be disrupted, however I anticipate more IDNs and providers to embrace the disruption…”
    Jaystreet Technology 

Read more Healthcare Transformer predictions.

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So far, digital health companies have raised $5.8B in 2015, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount  Investors
Vitals $41.0M Goldman Sachs
GNS Healthcare $10.0M Heritage Provider Network, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Celgene, Mitsui & Co., Cambia
Twine Health $6.7M Khosla Ventures, Provenance Ventures, Tower Capital Partners
MeetYou Undisclosed Matrix Partners, Cathay Capital
2015: The Year Digital Health Hit Its Stride

While 2014 was the year that digital health broke out, 2015 was the year the ecosystem hit its stride.

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