Investors

The Whoop device on a wrist
By Laura Lovett 03:14 pm October 28, 2020
Boston-based digital fitness company WHOOP is now bosting a $1.2 billion valuation, following its $100 million in Series E funding. IVP led the round with participation from SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Accomplice, Two Sigma Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Thursday Ventures, Nextview Ventures, Promus Ventures, Cavu Ventures, D20 capital, and LionTree Partners, as well as additional private investors. ...
An aide helps a senior operate a tablet device
By Dave Muoio 12:44 pm October 28, 2020
San Francisco-based home-care technology company Honor has wrapped up a $140 million Series D funding round. Announced yesterday, the raise was headed by Baillie Gifford, as well as funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. Also joining was new backer Rock Springs, and prior investors Prosus Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital, and 8VC. This now brings the company's...
Executives sign a contract.
By Dave Muoio 03:15 pm October 27, 2020
Life science technology and clinical trial data company Medidata announced today that it has acquired sensor maker MC10's digital biomarker business. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. WHAT'S THE IMPACT Medidata (a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes) said the purchase will allow it to add biometric data and new analytics capabilities to its Patient Cloud platform, particularly to the benefit...
A stethoscope rests on dollar bills
By Dave Muoio 11:38 am October 26, 2020
Nice Healthcare, a Minneapolis-based video and in-home primary care provider, has raised $5 million in seed funding, MedCity News reports. The funding was headed by Waterline Ventures, and also saw participation from Conductive Ventures and Indie.vc. WHAT IT DOES Offered through employers, Nice Healthcare's business uses a patient mobile app to schedule primary care virtual visits. These can be...
money rolled up
By Dave Muoio 02:49 pm October 23, 2020
Health collaboration platform Cohere Health announced this week that it's doubled up a $10 million funding from the summer by raising an additional $10 million from its existing investors, a list that includes Flare Capital Partners and Define Ventures. WHAT IT DOES Cohere Health's platform brings providers and health plans onto the same page in an effort to build low-cost, evidence-based care...
Hands transfer a piece of paper
By Dave Muoio 12:17 pm October 23, 2020
Employer mental health benefits provider Lyra Health has inked a strategic partnership with stress and wellness app Calm, the companies announced Tuesday. With the deal, Lyra's customers may choose to offer Calm's app and digital programs to their employees. Existing Lyra members with mild mental health issues such as stress will have the Calm app recommended. It will be available for direct...
A number of one-dollar bills on a surface
By Dave Muoio 02:18 pm October 22, 2020
Verifiable, a healthcare identity startup that recently launched out of Y Combinator, has raised $3 million in seed funding, TechCrunch reports. The money came from institutional investors Tiger Global, Liquid2 Ventures, Struck Capital and Soma Capital, as well as individual backers Jack Altman, Max Mullen and Sahil Lavingia. WHAT IT DOES Verifiable has built an API to help organizations confirm...
By Laura Lovett 02:41 pm October 21, 2020
Digital fitness company Future announced a $24 million Series B raise late last week. The new round was led by Trustbridge Partners, Kleiner Perkins, Caffeinated Capital, and private investors and founders.  WHAT THEY DO Future pitches a personalized, membership-based fitness service that employs a one-on-one coaching model. Customers select a coach, and each week that coach comes up with a new...
By Laura Lovett 02:12 pm October 20, 2020
eVisit, an Arizona-based SaaS telehealth company, just landed $14 million in Series A funding. TVC Capital led the funding round with participation from Kickstart Seed Fund, University Growth Fund and Jeremy Andrus.  WHAT IT DOES The company provides a telehealth platform that includes several facets, including a scheduling, intake, waiting room management and discharge function. Its main...
A pregnant woman
By Laura Lovett 11:16 am October 20, 2020
A new maternal health company called Oula has picked up $3.2 million in seed funding, propelling the launch of its multimodal care platform and brick-and-mortar services.  This batch of seed funding was led by Collaborative Fund with participation from Female Founders Fund, 8VC, Metrodora, Kapor Capital, Rock Health, January Ventures, Great Oaks and private investors.  WHAT IT DOES Oula’s model...