Mercom Capital Group

By Heather Mack January 16, 2017
Last year set some new records for healthcare IT funding, with VC investments reaching over $5 billion and mobile health funding hitting an all-time high, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group. In their annual Healthcare IT/Digital Health Funding and M&A Report, the market intelligence firm tracked $5.1 billion in VC funding across 622 deals in 2016, compared with $4.6 billion...
By Jonah Comstock April 14, 2016
Healthcare IT venture capital funding hit $1.4 billion this quarter, according to a new funding report from Mercom Capital. That marks an increase of 27 percent over the firm's fourth quarter 2015 numbers, which hit $1.1 billion. It's also an increase of 74 percent year-over-year for the quarter. "The Health IT sector is off to an impressive start this year with significant funding activity in...
By Aditi Pai January 14, 2016
Healthcare IT funding, spread across 574 deals, reached $4.6 billion in 2015, according to Mercom Capital Group. This was a drop from the 2014 total, when Mercom recorded $4.7 billion in 670 deals. The market intelligence firm said that between 2010 and 2015, healthcare IT funding reached $13.4 billion in 2,050 deals. Some of the larger rounds that Mercom tracked include China-based Guahao’s $394...
By Jonah Comstock October 19, 2015
So far in 2015, venture capital funding in the health IT space is up to nearly $3.6 billion, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group. Health IT venture capital funding for just the third quarter was at $1.6 billion across 148 deals, up 32 percent from Q2 2015 and 66 percent from Q3 2014. Interestingly, the most lucrative area of funding for Q3 was "rating, booking and comparison...
By Aditi Pai April 15, 2014
Consumer-focused health technology companies raised $398 million from 103 investment deals in the first quarter of 2014, according to a report from Mercom Capital Group. When Mercom Capital Group broke this category down further, it found the majority of the funding came from mobile health companies, which raised $198 million in 61 deals. The second highest total was from telehealth companies, $...