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By Laura Lovett 02:29 pm January 9, 2020
Yesterday tech-enabled women’s health startup Advantia Health announced it has scored $45 million in new investments in a round led by BlueMountain Capital Management.  As part of the deal BlueMountain’s Jim Pieri and Ameya Agge are set to join Advantia’s Board of Directors.  WHAT THEY DO  The Arlington, VA-based startup provides women with medical care in a variety of physical locations,...
By Laura Lovett 02:38 pm January 8, 2020
2019 closed out the decade with $7.4 billion in digital health deals and a spike of six health tech IPOs, according to Rock Health’s latest funding report.  Over the last decade the amount of yearly funding in digital health deals has generally been on the rise; however, 2019 saw a slight decrease in funding from 2018 ($8.2 billion). This wasn't surprising to Rock Health, which predicted this...
By Dave Muoio 11:54 am January 8, 2020
Online fitness membership platform ClassPass announced this morning the close of a hefty $285 million Series E investment round that, according to a spokesperson, propels the New York-based company’s valuation past the $1 billion mark. The new raise was led by L Catterton and Apax Digital, while prior backer Temasek also made an appearance. As a result of their participation, L Catterton’s Marc...
By Dave Muoio 04:05 pm January 7, 2020
Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional statements from Pear Therapeutics. Pear Therapeutics pulled back the curtain this morning on a number of new deals between the prescription digital therapeutics maker and other tech companies or researchers. Ranging from virtual reality therapies to voice biomarker tech, the moves appear to be an effort from Pear to add new products to...
By Laura Lovett 03:41 pm January 7, 2020
Oncology management platform OncoLens landed $2.5 million n a Pre-Series A round led by Atlanta Technology Angels and the Robbins Fund yesterday.  This news comes less than a year after the Atlanta-based startup announced a $1.35, which was also led by Atlanta Technology Angles, as well as BIP Capital.  WHAT THEY DO The startup has designed a platform that connects the care teams of patients with...
By Dave Muoio 11:45 am January 7, 2020
Stockholm, Sweden-based telemedicine platform KRY (known as LIVI outside of the Nordics) has announced a €140 million ($155 million) Series C funding round led by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s Teachers’ Innovation Platform. Existing investors Index Ventures, Creandum and Accel also participated. WHAT THEY DO KRY is Sweden’s first digital medicine platform, being founded in 2014 and launched in...
By Dave Muoio 07:00 am January 7, 2020
Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) coordination platform Ride Health has closed a $6.2 million seed funding round, it announced this morning. Activate Venture Partners headed the raise, with additional participation from New York Ventures, Newark Venture Partners, BioAdvance and Startup Health. WHAT THEY DO Ride Health offers a real-time, web and mobile NEMT platform for health plan and...
By Laura Lovett 12:06 pm January 6, 2020
After months of rumors, the tech-enabled primary care provider One Medical has filed for an IPO. The company has tapped JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley to act as the lead bookrunning managers for the proposed offering.  While the stock price is not yet set, the company's SEC filing revealed that it is looking to raise around $100 million in the offering. The company plans to list itself on the...
By Dave Muoio 08:57 am January 6, 2020
Repisodic, maker of a software platform that streamlines hospital discharge decision-making, has raised $1.75 million in a seed funding round led by American Enterprise Group. WHAT THEY DO Repisodic patient-facing, HIPAA-compliant tool looks to simplify discharge from care. Rather than having case managers or social workers present patients with packets or pamphlets, the software runs users...
By Anish Sebastian 11:50 am January 3, 2020
About the author: Anish Sebastian co-founded Babyscripts in 2013, which has partnered with dozens of health systems for its data-centric model in prenatal care. As the CEO of the startup, Anish has focused his efforts on product and software development, as well as evidence-based validation of their product. Prior to this, he founded a research analytics startup and served as a senior tech...