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By Laura Lovett 10:39 am April 10, 2018
Nutrition analytics and data startup Nutrino just raked in $8 million, completing its Series A funding round. This round had participation by existing investor the New York Angels group and had new participation from Pereg Ventures, Nielsen Ventures and Gandyr Group. This latest funding round brings the company's total funding to $10 million.  “Digital Health is predicted to be worth several...
By Laura Lovett 09:35 am April 4, 2018
Consumer health software service company Welltok just announced it raked in $75 million in Series E2 funding. This round included new investors Future Fund Management Agency, Ziff Davis, NF Trinity Capital (Hong Kong) Limited and ITOCHU Corporation, as well as existing investors.  "We are continuing to invest in product development, expansion in new market segments and integration of other...
By Laura Lovett 02:43 pm April 3, 2018
Last week on-demand healthcare concierge for provider employers Accolade received $50 million in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz, Carrick Capital Partners, Madrona Venture Group, and McKesson Ventures, with participation from Cross Creek Advisors and Madera Technologies.  The company plans to use the money to grow its workforce, look at new market opportunities, and expand its Personalized...
By Laura Lovett 09:46 am March 29, 2018
Digital wound care company Swift Medical has just announced that it has secured $11.6 million in a Series A funding round led by Data Collective in Palo Alto, California, with participation from Montreal-based Real Ventures, Relay Ventures in Toronto, DHVC in Palo Alto, and Business Development Bank of Canadian Montreal.  “This growth funding enables us to expand our reach and bring Swift’s...
By Laura Lovett 03:38 pm March 28, 2018
A diabetes startup that uses artificial intelligence, Bigfoot Biomedical, has just announced that it scored a total of $55 million in Series B equity financing with new investments from Abbott and other existing funders. This funding is the culmination of earlier round funding that the company has been raising since late last year, including $37 million that it raised in December and an...
By Laura Lovett 04:08 pm March 23, 2018
Primary care concierge platform SteadyMD just announced that it secured $2.5 million in capital support from Pelion Venture Partners and others. The platform is designed to match patients with doctors that specialize in an area that meets their needs or interests. For example, if someone is an athlete specializing in weight lifting, the platform would match that patient to a doctor who has...
By Laura Lovett 11:40 am March 22, 2018
Early stage venture firm and accelerator Dreamit Health has just announced its latest healthcare cohort, which is largely made up of digital health startups. This round, companies working with artificial intelligence, cost efficiencies in hospitals, and clinician care efficiencies were the most popular topics in the cohort, according to Adam Dakin, Dreamit Health managing director. The full...
By Laura Lovett 04:06 pm March 20, 2018
Brain health platform Neurotrack has just announced that it raised $13.7 million in Series B funding, led by Sozo Ventures. The funding is expected to help Neurotrack further develop the platform. The platform has two components: an online tool that helps prevent memory loss, and an assessment that gives users a baseline memory reading. The platform includes a memory health program, which is...
By Laura Lovett 02:24 pm March 15, 2018
Blink Health, which makes an app and online tool for helping consumers find low prices on medications, is suing competitor Hippo Technologies for up to $250 million, alleging a “copycat” scheme. The lawsuit claims that Hippo, which was founded by former Blink employees, obtained trade secrets, participated in unfair competition, took part in tortious interference with contract and business...
By Dave Muoio 01:31 pm March 8, 2018
Sleep tracking tech company Eight (formerly known as Luna) has raised $14 million is Series B funding, according to a statement from the company. The round was led by Khosla Ventures, with participation from Y Combinator and Yunqi Partners. This latest round will be used to expand distribution of the company’s products, according to the company, and bring’s Eight’s total funding to $27 million....