August 23, 2017
StartUp Health Insider
Transformer Inspiration
“Being a tech company in healthcare, you're really quick and nimble on one hand, but your customers can take two years to make decisions,” said Dan Weinstein, co-founder of StartUp Health company Cohero Health. “It's really important to understand the customers and understand why they're slow and what their reservations are and to make sure you can address them.”

These Smart Devices Are Transforming Respiratory Care

Cohero Health on StartUp Health NOW
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Health Transformer Dan Weinstein, COO and co-founder of StartUp Health company Cohero Health, explains how Cohero Health is giving patients with respiratory diseases the information they need to be healthier, while providing clinicians with the data they need to make better decisions. Watch the full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!


Blockchain in Healthcare 101: StartUp Health company Patientory demystifies blockchain in EHR management

Revolutionizing the Diagnosis of Brain Disorders: CereScan CEO John Kelley on the future of brain health

What Is Brain-Computer Interface and How Will It Transform Brain Health? A look inside brain-computer interface by StartUp Health fellow Shreyas Parab

Accenture HealthTech Challenge

Accenture HealthTech Challenge

Accenture is once again bringing together startups, life sciences companies, and healthcare organizations to tackle the world's biggest health issues. Apply before September 1!

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Buddy Healthcare Obtains CE Certification
Buddy Healthcare

Inc. Magazine Names Zeel One of America's Fastest-Growing Companies
PR Newswire

AADE17 Keynote - Fit4D’s David Weingard on the Power of Human Touch

Hormone Therapeutics Runner-up in the Boomer Venture Summit Startup Competition
D CEO Healthcare

Vheda Health’s National Growth Fuels Expansion Into Larger Facility
Howard County Economic Development Authority

MouthWatch: What Long-Term Care Providers Need to Know About Teledentistry

Maxwell Health: How to Become the ‘Feared Competitor’
Employee Benefit Advisor

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Upcoming Health Events

Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge
Submission deadline:
September 1, 2017

2nd Annual Strategic Internal Communications for Health Care
Featuring Health Transformer Lan Nguyen, ManageUp PRM
September 12-14, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

Denver Startup Week
StartUp Health co-founder Unity Stoakes speaking
September 25-29, 2017
Denver, CO

BioPharm America
September 26-27, 2017
Boston, MA

Health 2.0 Fall Conference
October 1-4, 2017
Santa Clara, CA

MedCity INVEST Twin Cities
October 12, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

Financial Times Digital Health Summit USA
StartUp Health co-founder Unity Stoakes speaking
October 12, 2017
New York, NY
25% off with code: START25

Frontiers Health
November 16-17, 2017
Berlin, Germany
20% off with code: FH17STARTUPHEALTH

Healthegy Digital Health Innovation Summit
November 30, 2017
Boston, MA
$100 off registration with code: startup17

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

Inside GE’s Transformation
Harvard Business Review

Cancer's Newest Miracle Cure

Med Students Create App to Connect LGBTQ Patients, Inclusive Doctors
NBC Health

Believe the Hype: Here’s the Actual Next Big Thing in Tech

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Work With Health Transformers

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StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $237M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Ankon Technologies $100.0M SBCVC, Dazhong Investment, Youshi Capital, Tongsheng Capital
Color Genomics $52.0M General Catalyst Partners, Sue Wagner
ZingBox $22.0M Dell Technologies Capital, Triventures
Artemis Health $16.0M F-Prime Capital, Maverick Ventures, Kickstart Seed Fund
MedAware $8.0M BD, Gefen Capital, OurCrowd, Yingcheng City Fubon Technology Co
Freenome $7.0M Andreessen Horowitz
LVL Technologies $6.7M Samsung Catalyst Fund, Maxim Integrated Products
Phil $4.5M Crosslink Capital, Eniac Ventures, Softtech VC, Forerunner Ventures, SV Angel, Silicon Valley Bank, Transmedia Capital
CloudMedx $4.2M Undisclosed
Lift $3.0M Undisclosed
HealthJoy $3.0M Chicago Ventures, Social Capital, Sidekick Fund, Go-Health, Andrew Sieja, Brad Hoover, Ben Evans, Eduardo Vivas, Jason Theofilis
NGX Bio $3.0M 180 Degree Capital Corp, Third Kind Venture Capital, Lateral Capital, Band of Angels, Berkeley Angel Network
Qunomedical $2.0M Kima Ventures, Project A Ventures, 500 Startups
IotaMotion $2.0M Undisclosed
CareAcademy $1.6M Rethink Education, Lumina Foundation, Techstars Venture Capital Fund
Health Invest Finland $1.5M Kuus Invest, Viavan
Huddle $1.2M Thrive Capital, David Karp, Ryan Hoover
Over $6B Invested in Digital Health in First Half of 2017

Q2 2017 was the biggest quarter ever for digital health funding, with a staggering $3.8B total invested. With the mid-year funding now coming in over $6B, 2017 has broken numerous records and we anticipate this to be the biggest year yet as huge deals continue to close. 

Get the free 2017 Mid-Year Global Digital Health Funding Report now.

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