Klara

By Dave Muoio October 2, 2017
Miami-based DermaSensor and NYC-based Klara have been named the champion startups among a pool of roughly 80 companies participating in Traction, Health 2.0’s startup pitch competition. The former unveiled a portable, handheld, highly accurate skin cancer sensor, while the latter demonstrated a secure and centralized platform for medical communications. Both companies were praised by judges for...
By Heather Mack October 6, 2016
GE Healthcare has launched a healthcare accelerator called five.eight to improve health outcomes for the world’s developing economies. So-named for the 5.8 billion people worldwide who lack access to quality, affordable healthcare, the accelerator will look for global health startups with aims to improve healthcare quality and accessibility in places with low resources. The initial program will...
By Heather Mack September 15, 2016
Healthcare messaging company Klara, which bills itself as a “professional WhatsApp” for medicine, has raised $3 million in funding in a round led by Lerer Hippeau and Project A Ventures. Existing investors, including German VC Atlantic Labs, also participated. The new funding will be expand Klara’s messaging platform, which will connect medical teams and patients to centralize all patient-related...
By Aditi Pai February 25, 2015
Berlin-based Klara has raised $2.5 million from Partech Ventures; Creathor Venture; Stephan Schambach, founder of ecommerce service Demandware; and Heilemann Ventures. Existing angel investors include Atlantic Labs, 6Wunderkinder CEO Christian Reber, former CEO of Bayer-Dermatology, Marc Lafeuille, and TA Venture. Klara has developed an app, available on iOS and Android devices, that helps...