January 16, 2019
StartUp Health Insider
The Digest for Health Transformers & Changemakers
Meet the Entrepreneur Using Social Networks to Save Lives

Meet the Entrepreneur Using Social Networks to Save Lives

When Lynda Brown-Ganzert was 14 years-old, she started her first business. It was a dance school on a tiny island off the Pacific coast of Canada. Since then, the entrepreneur’s insatiable drive to create that which does not exist has led her through three mobile startups. Her latest, Curatio, has created the world’s first social health prescription. Their platform has users in 80 countries, targeting the four billion people living with chronic disease challenges, in need of scalable, cost-effective self-management solutions. Read her story on StartUp Health HQ.

StartUp Health’s 2018 Insights Funding Report: A Record Year for Digital Health

StartUp Health’s 2018 Insights Funding Report: A Record Year for Digital Health

$14.6B of venture funding pumped through digital health in 2018, making it the most-funded year since we started tracking the market. But while growth has become the norm, trends suggest that this is just the first inning of a very long game. Download the full report now and read the analysis on StartUp Health HQ or Fast Company’s coverage of the report.

StartUp Health Festival

Got StartUp Health Festival FOMO?

There’s a cure for that. Check the highlights from this year’s gathering of Health Transformers and industry changemakers – the event that’s been called the “cooler cousin of JPM Healthcare Conference Week.” Recap: Day 1 and Day 2.

A New Norm for Clinical Trials

A New Norm for Clinical Trials

Today's clinical research model is missing the mark. It's slow, complex and in sore need of innovation to better match patients with clinical trials. Sanguine Biosciences is challenging the status quo of the traditional model, empowering the patient, bringing trials – and a phlebotomist – to their home.

A Leading Force in Telehealth Services

A Leading Force in Telehealth Services

Jamey Edwards, CEO of Cloudbreak Health, is improving access to care, unifying telemedicine specialities into a single user experience.

StartUp Health Magazine

Issue 3 of StartUp Health Magazine Released

We feature deep dives into our Health Moonshots and recommit to solve the world’s most challenging health problems. Get your free copy.

Trend Watch: Stories Shaping Digital Health

Highlights From 2019 StartUp Health Festival
Oliver Wyman

Drug Addiction, Digital Health, Diversity Take Center Stage at StartUp Health Festival, JP Morgan’s Younger, Hipper Cousin

Baltimore’s b.well Connected Health & Multisensor Diagnostics Honored by Accenture & Novartis at StartUp Health Festival in San Francisco
Technical.ly Baltimore 

Here’s Otsuka’s Digital Health Strategy Around Mental Health
MedCity News

NHS Chair Lord Prior Talks Challenges, Opportunities of Digital Health Tech

Investor of the Week: StartUp Health

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Startup genneve Debuts Menopause Telehealth Platform
MedCity News

Exclusive: Boston Children's Hospital Teams Up With CareDox for In-School Digital Care Management Services

Finnish Healthtech Solutions, Including Buddy Healthcare, Target Singapore, Southeast Asia

Led by Philips, Prenatal App Babyscripts Nabs $6M to Support Holistic Care for Mothers
HIT Consultant

Babyscripts Raises $6M in New Investment Round, Led by Philips
Technical.ly DC

Medtech Funding Roundup: Philips Joins $6M Round for Babyscripts
Mass Device

Oxitone Medical CEO Says Its Product Will Replace Most Finger-Tip Devices on the Market
Proactive Investors

Cecelia Health Partners With Valeritas to Support Success of Innovative V-Go Wearable Insulin Delivery Device Designed for People Living With Diabetes
New York Business Journal

inHealth Medical Services Partners With Anthem to Enter Growing US Telehealth Market
Small Caps

Presenting a New Paradigm for Drug Discovery: Combining Computational Biophysics and AI Through MatchMaker by Cyclica

A Leap for Seniors at Vegas Tech Show, Featuring CarePredict
Manila Standard

CarePredict Launches AI-Powered Platform for Seniors Aging at Home
PR Newswire

FierceHealthcare Awards Hoy Health as One of Its 2019 “Fierce 15” Companies, Recognizing Its Innovative Healthcare Solutions
Business Wire

Leading a Remote Team? Doctor.com Weighs in on Tips for Building a Cohesive Company Culture

StartUp Health Partnership Workshop

Are you a health startup founder passionate about changing the world? Sign up for our next Partnering With StartUp Health Workshop to chat with Unity Stoakes and the rest of the StartUp Health Team about what it means to join our global army of Health Transformers. Start by completing a 10-Minute Mindset Audit now.

Take the 10-Minute Mindset Audit

Health 2.0 VentureConnect at HIMSS19 Global Conference

Health 2.0 VentureConnect will host a one-day program at HIMSS19 that features panels with a diverse group of investment leaders from across healthcare and rising startups, plus a rapid-fire pitch competition for vetted Series A health tech companies as they compete to be recognized as the most promising startup from venture capitalists and corporate investors.

Upcoming Health Events

HIMSS 2019
Feb 11 - 15
Orlando, FL

Health 2.0 VentureConnect Pitch Competition
Feb 13
Orlando, FL

Wearable Tech + Digital Health + Neurotech Silicon Valley 2019
StartUp Health’s Unity Stoakes speaking
Feb 21-22
Stanford, CA

See the full events calendar on StartUp Health HQ.

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