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By Aditi Pai August 11, 2014
Louisville, Kentucky-based smart toothbrush maker Beam Technologies raised $5 million in a round led by Drive Capital for its manual smartphone connected toothbrush. This brings the company's total announced funding to date to $5.5 million. "We've been working hard to transform the mundane two minutes people spend brushing their teeth to create a highly engaging user experience -- so much so that...
By Aditi Pai August 11, 2014
New York City-based mobile medical record system CareDox raised $2.5 million, according to an SEC filing. The filing also notes that they company aims to raise a total of just over $3 million. CareDox has raised around $4 million to date. Existing CareDox investors include First Round Capital, Charles River Ventures, Band of Angels, and Giza Ventures. Schools and parents can use CareDox's online...
By Aditi Pai August 7, 2014
Toronto, Canada-based Figure 1 raised $4 million in a new round led by Union Square Ventures. This brings the company's total funding to $6 million. Existing investors include Version One Ventures, Rho Canada Ventures, Investment Accelerator Fund, Ryerson Futures, Accelerated Medical Ventures Founder Zen Chu, and Rypple Cofounder Daniel Debow. Figure 1 allows medical professionals to take and...
By Aditi Pai August 6, 2014
San Francisco-based Practice Fusion, which offers electronic health records and patient management software company, has acquired after-hours virtual visits company Ringadoc for an undisclosed sum. Los Angeles-based Ringadoc was originally incubated in Practice Fusion's San Francisco offices around the same time as another startup, 100Plus. Both startups received an angel investment from Practice...
By Brian Dolan August 6, 2014
During its quarterly call with investors this week WebMD teased a small acquisition it made last month, released some mobile adoption numbers, and discussed its recently launched health tracking offering. "To further enhance our offering for physicians, in early July we made a small acquisition to enhance our patient simulation capabilities," WebMD's CEO David Schlanger. While the company hasn't...
By Aditi Pai August 6, 2014
San Francisco-based video visit app Doctor On Demand raised $21 million in a round led by Venrock with additional funding from Shasta Ventures and Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group, which offers employee wellness program Virgin Pulse. This brings the company's total funding to $24 million. Existing Doctor on Demand investors include Venrock, Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures,...
By Aditi Pai August 5, 2014
UK-based Cambridge Temperature Concepts raised $4.38 million (£2.6 million) in a round led by Longwall Venture Partners. The company previously raised just over $5 million (£3 million), CEO Dr. Claire Hooper told MobiHealthNews in an email. This brings the company's total funding to date to around $9 million. Cambridge Temperature Concept's flagship product, called DuoFertility, is a stick-on...
By Jonah Comstock August 4, 2014
The Personal Medicine+ app. XLerate Health, a relatively new Louisville, Kentucky-based digital health accelerator, has announced its second class. XLerate offers a 13-week course to healthcare startups that "are interested in creating disruptive solutions to tough problems in the healthcare ecosystem," according to the accelerator's website. "We prefer teams that include founders with...
By Aditi Pai July 30, 2014
Somerville, Massachusetts-based eye diagnostic tool maker EyeNetra raised $4 million from one investor, according to an SEC filing. This brings EyeNetra's total funding to at least $7 million. Previously disclosed EyeNetra investors include Khosla Ventures and Khosla Impact, which invests in companies that are developing products for populations in India, Africa, and Latin America. The company,...
By Brian Dolan July 29, 2014
Palo Alto, California-based Kurbo Health, which is developing a mobile-enabled program aimed at preventing childhood obesity, has raised $4 million new funding in addition to the $1.8 million we reported on in May. The round was led by Signia Ventures and other investors include Data Collective, Bessemer Venture Partners, Promus Ventures, and angel investors: Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, and...