Investors

By Jonah Comstock July 24, 2017
San Francisco and London-based Hinge Health, which makes a scalable digital health program for treating musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, has raised $8 million in a new round of funding led by Atomico. All the company’s seed investors, including Eleven Two Capital and The Vertical Group, also participated in the round. Hinge Health is using digital health technology, including wearables and apps...
By Jeff Lagasse July 18, 2017
Wearable technology company iBeat has gotten a fresh injection of cash, scoring another $3 million in funding to bring its total seed stage funding to $4.5 million. In addition to a health records platform, iBeat is now building a new wearable device that monitors and analyzes users’ heart activity.   Along with the funds come a slew of new investors, including WTI, SV Tech Ventures, Sidekick...
By Jonah Comstock July 17, 2017
Seattle, Washington-based BloomAPI has raised $2.4 million for its medical records processing software. Y Combinator, Slow Ventures, Founder’s Co-Op, Section 32, Liquid 2 Ventures, and Parker Conrad all contributed to the round. HIPAA allows anyone to ask for and receive their medical records. But EHR systems aren’t always designed with an elegant way to get records out of the system, leading to...
By Jeff Lagasse July 17, 2017
Portland, Oregon-based Bright.md has scored a fresh injection of cash in an $8 million Series B funding round aimed at improving patient care and lowering healthcare costs for clinicians. B Capital Group led the round with participation from return backer Seven Peaks Ventures. The funding, which was announced on Monday, will go toward market development for Bright.md’s cloud-based artificial...
By Jonah Comstock July 12, 2017
Solera Health, the Phoenix-based company that has created a marketplace for digital and in-person diabetes prevention programs, has raised $18.3 million in a round led by Adams Street Partners, with additional participation from Blue Cross Blue Shield Venture Partners, Sandbox Industries and SJF Ventures. The round, Solera's largest to date, brings its total funding to $30.3 million. Solera makes...
By Stephanie Nieman July 12, 2017
About the author: Stephanie Nieman is a Principal at SJF Ventures based in Durham, NC. SJF Ventures is a venture capital fund investing in high growth, positive impact companies across the U.S. and an active health care investor.   Benjamin Franklin famously wrote that “nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And yet the inherent optimism of human nature causes us to avoid...
By Heather Mack July 12, 2017
Boston-based Wellframe, makers of mobile patient engagement and care management software, has raised $15 million in Series B funding led by F-Prime Capital. Existing investors DFJ also contributed, and the new capital brings the company’s total funding to date to $25 million. Wellframe teams up with health plans and providers to offer a suite of customizable care plans that are designed to keep...
By Heather Mack July 10, 2017
Digital health funding may have started off at an unremarkable pace in the first quarter of 2017, but halfway through the year, that is clearly no longer the case. According to Rock Health’s midyear report, the record-breaking number of deals and some of the largest investments ever made in digital health saw the second quarter taking the industry into what may end up being the higest-funded year...
By Jonah Comstock July 10, 2017
Locum’s Nest, a UK technology startup aiming to disrupt the way NHS hospitals staff temporary doctor vacancies, has raised $1.4 million (£1.1 million) in a round led by UK investment manager Albion Capital and Oman-based innovation firm IDO Investments. While the word "locum" might not be familiar to US readers, it is used in the rest of the English-speaking world to mean “substitute” or “stand-...
By Jonah Comstock July 10, 2017
CellTrak, an early entrant into the mobile health space that focuses on connecting home caregivers, has raised $11 million. Boathouse Capital led the round with participation from existing investor MK Capital. This brings the company's total funding to $23 million. CEO Mark Battaglia told MobiHealthNews via email that there are a number of reasons the company decided to raise money now. For one,...