senior care

By Jonah Comstock September 25, 2017
Generali Global Assistance, the US division of Europ Assistance Group, has acquired CareLinx, a seven-year-old digital health startup that offers a matching service for families and caregivers. The terms of the deal were undisclosed. “From the Generali perspective, we really believe we’re acquiring a unique asset with a competitive advantage of the nationwide caregivers as opposed to the...
By Heather Mack May 4, 2017
Chicago-based PreparedHealth, which makes a care coordination platform focused on aging-in-place populations, has raised $4 million in seed funding in a round led by Chicago Ventures. Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Beverly Capital and Meridian Street Capital also contributed. PreparedHealth, which launched in January of 2015, offers an app called enTouch that works like a social network platform...
By Jonah Comstock February 28, 2017
After four years attempting to disrupt the senior home care space, San Francisco startup HomeHero is throwing in the towel, taking its team and remaining capital and focusing on a whole new (and so far unannounced) healthcare venture. Founder Kyle Hill took to Medium to pen a long post detailing the challenges the startup faced that ultimately led to that decision. Among them, a detrimental...
By Jonah Comstock February 2, 2017
Ontario-based PointClickCare, which makes a cloud-based EHR platform and other software solutions to advance senior care -- and recently launched a provider-facing app -- has raised $85 million in new funding. Dragoneer Investment Group led the round with participation from existing investor JMI Equity. “The macro demographics of the aging population, combined with a market-wide shift in payment...
By Heather Mack October 17, 2016
Ontario-based PointClickCare, which makes an EHR platform and other software solutions to advance senior care, has debuted a skin and wound smartphone app to track and document healing. The app integrates with the PointClickCare EHR and is designed to be part of a complete long-term, post-acute care continuum solution. Since wound care is a big point of accountability for providers (and is a...
By Heather Mack July 13, 2016
Caremerge, the Chicago-based company offering care coordination software for assisted living facilities, has raised $14 million in funding. Insight Venture Partners led this funding round, which will enable Caremerge to expand in the post-acute care market. Additional funders were previous investors Grazyny Kulczyk, Cambia Health Solutions, Ziegler LinkAge Longevity Fund, GE Ventures and Arsenal...
By Aditi Pai February 17, 2016
Hometeam, which offers a caregiver service for seniors, has raised $5 million from Kaiser Permanente Ventures, according to a report from Fortune.  This brings the company’s total funding to at least $32.5 million. Hometeam raised its most recent round last month from Oak HC/FT, Lux Capital, IA Ventures, and Recruit Strategic Partners. The company’s executive board includes Christine...
By Aditi Pai January 4, 2016
Hometeam, a senior-focused, home care company, has raised $27.5 million from Oak HC/FT as well as existing investors Lux Capital, IA Ventures, and Recruit Strategic Partners. “Hometeam is about creating beautiful days for older adults while giving family members peace of mind,” Hometeam CEO Josh Bruno said in a statement. “The marriage of technology and high quality in-home care will...
By Aditi Pai May 7, 2015
San Bruno, California-based CareLinx, which offers a service to connect seniors with caregivers, has raised an additional $1 million from Generator Ventures and Ziegler Link-age Longevity Funds. This brings the company's total funding to at least $5.2 million. An SEC filing explains that this amount includes $2.1 million in forgiveness of debt. Families can use CareLinx's service to browse ...
By Aditi Pai August 21, 2014
Medical device maker HealthSense raised $10 million in equity, debt, and securities in a round led by Mansa Capital with additional investment from existing investors Merck Global Health Innovation Fund and Radius Ventures. Another existing investor that wasn't mentioned in this round is Fallon Community Health Plan. This brings the company's total funding to date to at least $17 million. “Mansa...