Investors

By Dave Muoio 01:37 pm March 25, 2020
tDiligent Robotics, the maker of an autonomous robot helper for use in the hospital, has brought in a $10 million Series A round. DNX Ventures headlined the raise, and will see Q. Motiwala, a partner, joining the Diligent Robotics board. True Ventures, Ubiquity Ventures, Next Coast Ventures, E14 Fund, Promus Ventures and Grit Ventures also participated in the fundraise. WHAT THEY DO While...
By Laura Lovett 01:33 pm March 24, 2020
Cuff-less blood pressure monitor company Aktiia scored $6.1 million (CHF 6 million Swiss francs) in its second funding round. Redalpline led the funding round with participation from Translink Capital, Investiere, Libra, Christian Wenger, Spark Street Capital and Barbaric Holdings. The Swiss company previously raised $4.1 million (CHF 4 million) in a 2018 seed round. WHAT IT DOES The company has...
By Laura Lovett 03:50 pm March 23, 2020
Medical-billing startup Inbox Health scored $3.5 million earlier this month. Healthy Ventures was the lead investor this round, with participation from Collaborative Fund. Commerce Ventures, Connecticut Innovations, I2BF Global Ventures and StartUp Health. WHAT THEY DO The Connecticut-based startup pitches its services as a way to personalize patients’ billing, payments and communications. Its...
By Laura Lovett 04:50 pm March 20, 2020
The novel coronavirus represents a global pandemic the likes of which haven't been seen for roughly a century, and has put enormous pressures on the healthcare system and the economy alike.   To date the World Health Organization reports 209,839 confirmed cases and 8,778 deaths due to the virus. Healthcare providers and government agencies have scrambled to find ways to treat and stop the spread...
By Laura Lovett 03:55 pm March 19, 2020
Yesterday morning addiction focused digital therapeutic Quit Genius scored $11 million in Series A funding. Octopus Ventures led the round with participation from Y Combinator, Startup Health and Triple Point Ventures. This brings the company's total funding pot to $13.5 million. WHAT THEY DO The company is geared at treating individuals with tobacco-, opioid- and alcohol-use disorder through...
By Dave Muoio 11:31 am March 19, 2020
Rivet Health, a revenue cycle management and healthcare pricing transparency platform, has raised $8.25 million in Series A funding. Menlo Ventures headed the round, which also included prior investors Lux Capital and Pelion Venture Partners. WHAT THEY DO Rivet's technology platform helps providers give their patients a pricing estimate prior to their services, as well as the option to pay...
By Dave Muoio 01:35 pm March 18, 2020
New York-based Vault Health, a men's health service combining at-home and telehealth visits, launched last week on the back of a $30 million funding round. Tiger Global Management headed the raise, which also saw investments from Redesign Health and Declaration Capital. So far the practice is active in New York, Florida, Tennessee and Texas. However, the startup has since posted a notification on...
By Dave Muoio 01:10 pm March 17, 2020
Oura, maker of a health-monitoring smart ring for consumers, has raised $28 million in a new Series B funding round, CEO Harpreet Singh Rai announced today in a medium.com post. Forerunner Ventures, Square and Google's Gradient Ventures participated in the raise. The first two groups will be rewarded with spots on Oura's board of directors, while Gradient Ventures Founder and Managing Partner...
By Laura Lovett 04:18 pm March 16, 2020
Last week b.well Connected Health, a patient-facing health management platform, landed $16 million in Series A investments, led by UnityPoint Health Ventures, with participation from ThedaCare and Well Ventures. This investment comes with multiple new board seats, with UnityPoint Health Venture’s Austin Duke and ThedaCare’s Dr. Imran Andrabi both joining the board. WHAT THEY DO b.well aims to...
By Dave Muoio 01:21 pm March 16, 2020
Element Science, a San Francisco startup developing a wearable personal defibrillator, brought in $145.6 million in Series C funding earlier this month. Led by Deerfield Healthcare and Qiming Venture Partners USA, the raise also included new backers Cormorant Asset Management and Invus Opportunities, as well as prior supporters Third Rock Ventures and Google Ventures. WHAT THEY DO Headed by CEO,...