Investors

By Skip Fleshman February 16, 2017
About the author: Skip Fleshman is a partner at Asset Management Ventures who has invested in companies such as Proteus Digital Health, WellDoc, HealthTap, Evidation Health, Reify Health, Lark and Welkin. You can follow him on Twitter @skipfleshman and @amv. Digital health technologies will transform healthcare. Mobile phones have given health care providers the ability to engage with patients 24...
By Jonah Comstock February 15, 2017
GluSense, an Israeli medical device company, announced an undisclosed investment from the JDRF T1D Fund, a recently launched VC philanthropy fund dedicated to funding early stage programs for Type 1 diabetes. GluSense is being incubated in the Rainbow Medical innovation house, a private investment company that seeds and grows medical device companies. The company’s first product in development is...
By Heather Mack February 14, 2017
San Francisco-based Sense.ly, which makes a virtual nurse assistant available through an app, announced it has raised $8 million in Series B funding in a round led by Chengwei Capital. Additional contributions came from Fenox Venture Capital, Bioved Ventures, the Mayo Clinic and the Stanford StarX fund. This brings the company’s total funding to date to at least $11.5 million. Sense.ly confirmed...
By Heather Mack February 13, 2017
San Francisco-based ConsejoSano, which makes a health services navigation platform for Spanish speakers in America, has raised $4.9 million in Series A funding in a round led by 7wire Ventures. Tufts Health Ventures, TOTAL Impact Capital, Wanxiang Healthcare Investments, Acumen, Oxeon Partners and Impact Engine also contributed, bringing the company’s total funding to date at $7.2 million. The...
By Jonah Comstock February 9, 2017
LifeDojo, a San Francisco-based health behavior change platform for employers, has raised $5.1 million in new funding. The round was led by Sodexo Ventures, the venture arm of French quality of life services company Sodexo, which also announced a major partnership with LifeDojo. Other participants in the round include Launchpad Digital Health, GP Ventures, JD Investments, and the Telluride...
By Jonah Comstock February 9, 2017
New York City-based HealthReveal, which uses remote monitoring and data analytics to help payers and providers make sure patients get the treatments that line up with evidentiary guidelines, has raised $10.8 million in first-round funding. The round was led by GE Ventures with contributions from Greycroft Partners, Flare Capital Partners, and Manatt Ventures. HealthReveal was founded by CEO Dr....
By Jonah Comstock February 9, 2017
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, a part of the National Institutes of Health, has given out $41 milion in grants to four studies that will hopefully make the artificial pancreas – a long-sought, fully automated, closed-loop system for insulin regulation – a reality. Two of the studies are underway and two more are slotted to begin recruiting in the next two...
By Heather Mack February 9, 2017
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based CareDash, an online doctor review portal, has secured $2 million in financing led by Link Ventures. The funding comes in the form of $1 million in venture debt financing and $1 million in credit, which CareDash will use to promote their brand. Previously, the company raised $500,000 in seed funding. CareDash launched its platform in June 2016 and features over 30,...
By Jonah Comstock February 8, 2017
WelbeHealth has raised $15 million in a round co-led by F-Prime Capital and .406 Ventures. The company provides end-to-end care to seniors under CMI’s PACE program, which allows for fully-capitated reimbursement for triple eligible seniors who qualify for Medicare, Medicaid, and nursing home care.  Correction: An earlier version of this article stated that WelbeHealth is partly owned by Sutter...
By Heather Mack February 7, 2017
Singapore-based health technology startup CXA Group, which offers an employee benefits and wellness marketplace platform, has raised $25 million in Series B funding in a round led by B Capital Group and EDBI. Additional funding came from Philips and RGAx, a subsidiary of Reinsurance Group of America. CXA was founded in 2013, and the company says its benefits and wellness marketplace platform is...