Brighter

By Jonah Comstock December 18, 2017
Health insurer Cigna announced Friday that it has acquired digital health software-as-a-service company Brighter. Cigna will use the technology and team to develop future member-facing mobile and desktop tools, as well as continuing to run Brighter as a tool for its existing customers. “We’re committed to delivering superior experiences that better connect consumers with high-quality healthcare...
By Jonah Comstock May 12, 2016
April was a big month for digital health funding, with 15 more deals coming through, totalling an impressive $220 million and bringing the total funding so far this year to $691 million. As we did in February with Oscar, we're excluding the largest deal, Bright Health's $80 million round, from the total because the company in question is a tech-saavy payer, but not a digital health company per se...
By Aditi Pai April 20, 2016
Santa Monica, California-based Brighter has raised $21 million in a round led by General Catalyst Partners with participation from DAG Ventures as well as existing investors Mayfield, Benchmark, and Tenaya. Brighter has developed a site that helps users find and compare dentists. The service allows users to compare out-of-pocket expenses based on the user’s health plan, view provider profiles...