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By Dean Koh 02:33 am April 9, 2019
Medigo (not to be mistaken for German Berlin-based medical travel startup of the same name), an Indonesia Jakarta-based health-tech startup that was founded in May 2018, recently announced that it has raised seed funding from Venturra Discovery, the new seed investment arm of Venturra Capital.  Venturra Capital has investments in tech startups in the Southeast Asian region across different...

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By Dean Koh 02:54 am April 3, 2019
Founded by CEO Raghu Rai and serial entrepreneur Ken Rohl in 2014, Vietnam-based health tech startup Jio Health recently announced that it has raised $5M series A funding led by VC fund Monk Hill’s Ventures. The new funds will be used by Jio Health to scale its operations and capabilities across Vietnam. What it does Jio Health started out as a US-based venture that worked with healthcare...

Joseph Mossel, CEO & co-founder of Ibex Medical Analytics, speaking at the recently held MEDinISRAEL event. Credit: Ibex Medical Analytics

By Dean Koh 11:41 pm March 27, 2019
Ibex Medical Analytics, an Israel-based startup founded in 2016 which is developing their own AI-driven computational pathology cancer diagnosis system, recently completed an $11M Series A funding round led by aMoon Fund. Additional investors in the round include Kamet Ventures, an investment arm of AXA Insurance, one of the largest global health insurance providers, 83North, a global venture...
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04:57 pm March 20, 2019
HIMSS Media's information brands Healthcare IT News, Healthcare Finance News, MobiHealthNews and HIMSS TV are diving into one of the most pressing issues facing healthcare today – baby boomers and their swelling demands on our system. We'll look at the challenges, opportunities, emerging technologies, and other tactics hospitals, health systems and payers are deploying to manage the needs of the...
By Tammy Lovell 11:59 am March 12, 2019
Netherlands-based investment firm Gilde Healthcare this week shared news that it has raised €200m ($225m) for its third private equity fund. The fund, Gilde Healthcare Services III, closed at its hard cap and will focus on healthcare providers, suppliers of medical products and services in the lower mid-market. Jasper van Gorp, the firm’s managing partner, attributed the high level of interest in...
By Leontina Postelnicu 11:12 am February 18, 2019
Paris-headquartered URGO Group has opened applications for its annual mentorship programme, which aims to support and speed up the growth of a European medtech startup through one year of tailored coaching. The business that will be selected will benefit from support ranging from marketing to clinical trial design or product registration, and URGO Group says they could work together to form “...
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By Leontina Postelnicu 11:11 am January 20, 2019
The European tech ecosystem saw record levels of investment in 2018, with the software industry growing five times faster than the rest of Europe’s economy, according to a report by global venture capital firm Atomico. Four tech IPOs or direct listings of European tech companies reached valuations of more than $5bn on opening day, and three of the top 10 largest tech IPOs in 2018 came from Europe...
By Dave Muoio 04:47 pm January 11, 2019
CES 2019 is in its waning days, and with its end comes a time for reflection. This year’s consumer tech expo boasted no shortage of health and wellness products on display, ranging from novel ECG-equipped wearables to novel approaches to skin care. Meanwhile, the Digital Health Summit — CES’ sub-event focused exclusively on health technology — celebrated its tenth year at the show with two full...
By Dave Muoio 11:33 am January 11, 2019
Once a health tech industry darling, Chicago-based unicorn Outcome Health has lately found itself on hard times. Since the publication of a Wall Street Journal investigation alleging the point of care digital advertiser had misled its clients by providing inaccurate and manipulated performance data, Outcome has faced a lawsuit from its biggest investors, severed deals with major hospitals, and...