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By Aditi Pai July 1, 2015
SmartSpot, which has developed an interactive video-based offering for gyms that instructs members how to work out properly, raised $1.85 million from Khosla Ventures and Signalfire, according to TechCrunch. The company uses 3D cameras to analyze the way a person performs exercises, and provides near real-time feedback about how to get the most out of the exercise. The device is a fixed...
By Jonah Comstock July 1, 2015
Investment trends in digital health companies point to increasing evidence of a maturing space, according to StartUp Health's Midyear Report. StartUp's figures show that overall investment tracks with the first half of 2014, but a larger percentage of deals is focused on later-stage companies. So far this year, StartUp Health has reported 226 deals and a total of $2.8 billion in funding,...
By Jonah Comstock July 1, 2015
Austin, Texas-based Gritness, a recent member of the StartUp Health accelerator, has been quietly acquired, StartUp Health revealed in its mid-year report. MobiHealthNews has learned that Under Armour acquired Gritness, but the acquisition price has not been disclosed. While Under Armour acquired MapMyFitness, MyFitnessPal, and Endomondo for their large user base and well-known brands, Gritness...
By Aditi Pai July 1, 2015
Dallas, Texas-based video visits telehealth company Teladoc has raised $156.8 million in its IPO and is set to begin trading under the symbol "TDOC" on the New York Stock Exchange today. At the last minute the company increased both the price of its shares to $19 and the number of shares it was selling to 8.3 million. In the company's previous filing, Teladoc priced its shares between $15 and $17...
By Jonah Comstock June 30, 2015
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong EHR vendor Allscripts and NantHealth, the digital health wing of Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong's NantWorks portfolio of companies, have announced a major cross investment, with Allscripts paying $200 million for a stake in NantHealth and Soon Shiong making a $100 million investment in Allscripts via his personal investment vehicle NantCapital. "We're taking an important step...
By Aditi Pai June 29, 2015
San Mateo-based stealthy startup Mousera recently raised $20 million, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to at least $28.8 million. Existing investors include Lux Capital, Founders Fund, Data Collective, AME Cloud Ventures, and Dolby Family Ventures. The company is developing a tool that helps biomedical investigators accelerate the preclinical drug discovery and...
By Aditi Pai June 29, 2015
Gobiquity Mobile Health (formerly iCheck Health Connection) has received a strategic investment from Salesforce.com Founder and CEO Marc Benioff as well as InterWest Partners. The company previously raised about $776,000 from InterWest Partners. Gobiquity has also promoted their Chief Commercial Officer Andrew Burns to CEO and relocated from Aliso Viejo, California to Scottsdale, Arizona, which...
By Aditi Pai June 29, 2015
San Francisco-based Wildflower Health has raised $5 million in a round led by Easton Capital and Hatteras Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Cambia Health Solutions and HealthTech Capital. The company has raised at least $6.7 million to date. Wildflower Health offers an app, called Due Date Plus, which helps pregnant women track their symptoms, monitor key milestones,...
By Aditi Pai June 25, 2015
Burlingame, California-based Lyra Health, which is developing a platform to identify people with behavioral health conditions, has raised $3.1 million in a strategic round from Castlight Health. Lyra Health previously received undisclosed seed funding from venture capital firm Venrock. Lyra's Chief Medical Officer Dena Bravata formerly served in the same role at Castlight Health. Lyra Health...
By Aditi Pai June 24, 2015
Sunrise, Florida-based MDLive, which offers telehealth services including patient-to-physician remote visits via mobile devices, raised $50 million from Bedford Funding. This brings the company's total funding to at least $73.6 million. Existing investors include Sentara Healthcare, Sutter Health, Heritage Group, and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors. The company said it would use some of the funds...