Russia

By Laura Lovett March 2, 2018
Finding ways to excersise in Siberia where weather is notoriously extreme can be difficult. But a recent study published by JMIR set out to see if an iPad-based exercise regime could help seniors living in Siberia.  Researchers found that trainees showed a high level of technology acceptance and had a high score of intention to use the technology in the future. The study also showed that overall...
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 Brian Dolan June 15, 2010
Castlight launches with $60 million: Lots of buzz this week about Castlight Health, an online healthcare price-compare service has raised $60 milllion in funding, some of which came from Cleveland Clinic. The startups founders include Relay Health founder Giovanni Colella and athenahealth co-founder Todd Park, who left Castlight to join the Obama Administration. Grocery store chain, Safeway is...

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