Investors

By Jonah Comstock June 7, 2017
San Francisco-based Savonix, maker of an app for neurocognitive assessment, has raised $5.1 million in a new round of funding. DigiTx Partners led the round with additional contribution from ReThink Impact.  The company, which was founded in 2015, is made up of neuroscientists and gaming experts. Its product, Savonix Mobile, is a 30-minute brain training and testing app based on existing clinical...
By Jonah Comstock June 6, 2017
Doc+, a Russian digital health company that combines telemedicine with digital-enabled house calls, has raised $5 million from two existing investors: Yandex, an internet services company, and Baring Vostok venture fund. This is the second round of funding and brings Doc+'s total funding to $10.5 million. The company's primary business is digital-enabled house calls, similar to US companies like...
By Heather Mack June 5, 2017
Houston-based BrainCheck, developer of a mobile neurocognitive assessment platform, has raised $1.5 million to expand sales, distribution channels, and research opportunities for its product. True Wealth Ventures led the latest round, which, together with the company’s previous raise of $3 million, brings BrainCheck’s total to $4.5 million. BrainCheck was established in 2014 in a mission to...
By Jonah Comstock June 5, 2017
San Francisco-based Kenzen, which is developing a peel-and-stick wearable for athletes that measures, among other things, electrolytes in sweat, has raised $5 million from a stable of mostly strategic investors. Backers include Digitalis Ventures, Flex (formerly Flextronics), the San Francisco 49ers football team, Hickory Ventures, and the Women’s Capital Connection. “Kenzen brings connected,...
By Jonah Comstock June 2, 2017
HelloMD, a service that uses telemedicine to connect people with doctors willing and able to prescribe medical marijuana, has raised just over a million dollars via equity crowdfunding on SeedInvest. The raise includes $200,000 from SeedInvest itself via the platform’s “Selections Fund”. The round won’t be complete for another month, so the company could raise significantly more. Though the...
By Heather Mack June 1, 2017
Arizona-based telemedicine platform provider eVisit has raised $2 million from Kickstart Seed Fund, Arizona Founders Fund and angel investor Jeremy Andrus. Previously, the company raised $1 million in July 2016. The latest funding will be used to scale eVisit’s sales, marketing and support teams as they expand. As opposed to a standalone telemedicine platform, eVisit aims to extend the reach of...
By Jonah Comstock June 1, 2017
Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report is a massive slide deck that the noted investor and Kleiner Perkins analyst presents every year around this time. The report, which details internet trends across all sectors and industries, has something of a mythic status in the tech world because of the way that Meeker draws together facts, figures, and statistics into a powerful narrative that explains...
By Jonah Comstock June 1, 2017
Bright Health, the Minnesota-based health insurance startup that boasts "a smarter, more connected" experience, has raised a new round of $160 million. Greenspring Associates led the round, with additional participation from new investors Greycroft Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Cross Creek Advisors and existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Bessemer Venture Partners, and Flare...
By Heather Mack May 31, 2017
UK-based Medvivo, which provides integrated services ranging from telemedicine to connecting people with primary care outside of normal office hours, has acquired clinical decision support company Expert 24. The purchase price of the deal was not disclosed, but investment firm Eight Roads provided the funds. Expert 24, which was founded in 2001, has operations both in the UK and the United States...
By Jonah Comstock May 31, 2017
Outcome Health, a maker of waiting room screens and tablets for patient education and pharmaceutical marketing, has raised at least $500 million in first round funding, lending the company a valuation of around $5 billion. Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, Alphabet’s growth equity investment fund CapitalG, Leerink Transformation Partners, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, and Balyasny Asset...