Investors

By Aditi Pai August 12, 2014
Redwood, California-based wearable technology maker Athos raised $12.2 million in a round led by DCM, with additional funding from True Ventures, NBA team Golden State Warriors Managing Partner Joe Lacob, Golden State Warriors player Jermaine O’Neal, and existing investor The Social+Capital Partnership. The company will use the funds to commercialize its fitness apparel line that Athos aims to...
By Aditi Pai August 12, 2014
Palo Alto, California-based health app maker Azumio raised $916,000, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total announced funding to $3.4 million. Existing Azumio investors include Founders Fund, Accel Partners, and Felicis Ventures. Although Azumio declined to comment on the funding, the filing suggest five investors participated in this round. Azumio has developed 24 apps...
By Jonah Comstock August 12, 2014
Iowa-based TelePharm has raised $2.5 million from venture capitalist John Pappajohn and Bruce Rastetter, president of the Iowa state Board of Regents. The company, which is also a member of the Rock Health accelerator, will use the funds to scale its business, which connects pharmacists to one another and to patients via cloud-based mobile apps. "I think the pharmacists’ position is changing,"...
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...