Investors

By Laura Lovett 01:44 pm August 28, 2019
Yesterday private equity firms Water Street Health Partners and JLL Partners announced that they had acquired virtual clinical research company Thread for an undisclosed amount. The new owners say they plan on investing in Thread in order to further expand its customer base and offer the platform on a global scale.  Thread’s platform is aimed at improving clinical trial research data and making...
By Laura Lovett 03:54 pm August 27, 2019
PeerWell, maker of an app that helps patients prepare for and recover from surgery, has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding. OMERS Ventures led the round, which also included previous backer Xseed Capital. WHAT THEY DO The company works with various payers and stakeholders to help members with musculoskeletal conditions through their surgery process. Before the surgery patients can log in to...
By Dave Muoio 02:23 pm August 27, 2019
Luma Health, maker of a platform that looks to reduce care inefficiencies through streamlined patient-provider communication, has announced a $16 million Series B raise, bringing the company’s equity funding total to $25.7 million. The round was headed by PeakSpan Capital, with additional strategic investments from Cisco Investments and the Texas Medical Center. US Venture Partners, which led the...
By Laura Lovett 01:38 pm August 27, 2019
This morning FIGUR8, a new digital platform designed to measure and track body movements as a biomarker, launched with a boost of $7.5 million seed funding. The funding was led by P5 Health Ventures with participation from E14 Fund.  Co-created by researchers at MIT Media Lab and Massachusetts General Hospital Sports Science Lab, the technology was developed with the goal of creating a baseline...
By Laura Lovett 01:53 pm August 26, 2019
Late last week New York City-based startup Enable My Child, a virtual pediatric therapy platform, announced a $1.2 million seed funding raise. This new round was led by CMI Ventures.   WHAT THEY DO The company is focused on connecting children with behavioral, learning or developmental conditions to a variety of board-certified therapists for tele-therapy. The services include virtual...
By MobiHealthNews 04:10 pm August 23, 2019
If the recent trend of IPOs keeps up, more and more digital companies will have their revenue numbers out in the open. But in the meantime, for private companies, we have to take those numbers where we can find them, which is why each year MobiHealthNews parses Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5,000 list of fastest growing companies in America, calling out the digital health and health tech companies that...
By Leontina Postelnicu 08:20 am August 23, 2019
Israel-headquartered MDClone, maker of a Synthetic Data Engine for healthcare, has raised $26m (€23.5m) in a Series B funding round led by aMoon, a VC fund focused on health tech and life sciences, it was announced this week. Existing backers OrbiMed Israel Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners also participated in the raise. WHAT THEY DO According to MDClone, its engine examines original...
By Laura Lovett 12:07 pm August 22, 2019
This morning Shanghai-based CareVoice, a digital health startup targeting the insurance market, announced an eight-figure Series A raise totaling roughly $10 million, according to the startup. The new cash round was co-led by LUN Partners Group and an unnamed fintech fund with participation from DNA Capital, SoSV and Artesian Capital.  This comes about a year and a half after the company...
By Leontina Postelnicu 11:15 am August 20, 2019
Amsterdam-based startup Shleep, maker of B2B sleep coaching technology, has raised €1.4m to further develop its existing platform, it was announced today. The raise came from investors including Global Founders Capital and Health Innovations. Shleep, which boasts names like Spotify and Deloitte in its client base, aims to help employees and teams change their sleep habits in order to tackle ...
By Dave Muoio 01:14 pm August 19, 2019
SafeKeeping, maker of an integrated, mobile-friendly care communications platform for long-term care, announced this morning it has secured $330,000 in seed funding from Solidea Capital and other unnamed investors. WHAT THEY DO SafeKeeping’s tool aims to cut down on non-emergency calls between care teams and patient families. Its integration with PointClickCare, another senior-focused EHR company...