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June 28, 2017
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"We can’t lose this momentum. We can’t let up. We can never relent. And we won’t."
Joe Biden, Biden Cancer Initiative


StartUp Health’s Chief Medical Officer Named to Biden Cancer Initiative Board of Directors

Biden Cancer Initiative Board of Directors
Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden
Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden
Image courtesy of @bidencancer
We're incredibly excited to share that StartUp Health's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Howard Krein, has been named to the Biden Cancer Initiative Board of Directors. Read more in TIME Magazine and join the fight against cancer at

A Burning Man for Health Geeks

Callie Fisher, StartUp Health, on StartUp Health NOW

In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, StartUp Health Ambassador Callie Fisher shares news about next year’s StartUp Health Festival in San Francisco on January 8-9. Apply to attend now and watch the full video on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!


What’s Health Transformer Dr. J. Craig Venter Looking For? Learn how StartUp Health company, Human Longevity Inc., is decoding the human genome to decipher the language of life.

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StartUp Health Companies in the News

Men Don’t Want to Be Nurses. CareLinx Weighs In.
The New York Times

Patientory Live Update and AMA

Connected Pregnancy: Babyscripts
Fox 8 WGHP

Women in NYC Tech: Sally Poblete of Wellthie

Pulaski County Public School System Adds Caredox
The Southwest Times

7th Annual TAG Diversity Awards Names Patientory One of Georgia’s Technology GameChangers
Technology Association of Georgia

AdhereTech Could Change Behavior Between Patients and Medication

Dermio Recommends to Keep Summer Fun: Layer on the SPFs
NWI Times

Doctor Entrepreneur Podcast: HCSI Interview With Hunter Howard of Hormone Therapeutics
Healthcare Compliance Solutions

ManageUp PRM Demo at TMCx

Nation's Largest In-Home Massage Provider, Zeel, Expands to Sacramento
PR Newswire

Aver Inc. Is Now a Committed Partner of the Health Care Payment Learning Action Network

Prognos Bolsters Leadership Team as Company Enters Rapid Growth Stage

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.

Apply to Bayer Grants4Apps Dealmaker Program

Grants4Apps is looking for the ambitious and entrepreneurial minds who want to acquire Bayer as a customer. The Dealmaker program is a collaboration facilitator between Bayer and startups, companies, and other institutions that have mature solutions. Apply by June 30 to the Dealmaker program if your startup deals with topics such as: hemophilia,  women’s health, pulmonology, ophthalmology, nephrology, artificial intelligence, data analytics, or  clinical trials, among others.

Upcoming Health Events

Blockchain in Healthcare: Health 2.0 Atlanta
Health Transformer Chrissa McFarlane of Patientory speaking
June 28, 2017
Atlanta, GA

Healthcare Cybersecurity in Action
June 28, 2017
Webinar hosted by Konnarock Healthcare

She Started It: A Film Screening
June 29, 2017
New York, NY

StartUp Health CMO Dr. Howard Krein speaking
July 31-August 1, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

MIT Solve
Submission deadline: August 1, 2017

Financial Times Digital Health Summit USA
StartUp Health co-founder Unity Stoakes speaking
Oct 12, 2017
New York, NY

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

Here's Where Steve Case Is Headed on His Next 'Rise of the Rest' Tour
Washington Business Journal

Expansion of Successful Online Population Health Resource Gives U.S. Cities Access to Key Health Data
PR Newswire

Digital Data Could Change the Face of Public Health Monitoring

AI in Medicine: Rise of the Machines

The CBO Reaches a Verdict on the Senate Health Bill
Fortune Brainstorm Health

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StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $140M this week! Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
ClassPass $70.0M Temasek, Acequia Capital, CRV, General Catalyst, GV, M13, Thrive
ChartSpan Medical Technologies $16.0M Cypress Growth Capital
Vineti $13.7M GE Ventures, Mayo Clinic Ventures, DFJ, LifeForce Capital
BetterDoctor $11.0M Health Catalyst Capital. Vision+, Texo Ventures, SoftTechVC, LifeLine Ventures, B-ForeCapital
CirrusMD $7.2M Colorado Impact Fund, Bootstrap Incubation, Three Leaf Ventures, Rockies Venture Fund, Service Provider Capital, Sand Hill Angels, New York Angels
Ivbar €5.0M Total Equity
Now Healthcare Group £4.0M Medicash
Grow Fit $4.5M Manipal Education and Medical Group, SAR Group, The Grover Trust
Z-Works $3.6M Spiral Ventures, Canon Marketing Japan, Infocom, Lixil, Kokusai Kogyo, KSP Venture Investment Funds
Iconovo €2.3M Undisclosed
FraudScope $1.4M Spider Capital, GRA Venture Fund, TechSquare Labs, Mosley Ventures, Service Provider Capital Fund, Vijay Balasubramaniyan
StartUp Health’s Q1 2017 Insights Report

If the first quarter of 2017 is any indication of what’s to come, 2017 is going to be another important year for digital health funding.

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