Investors

By Laura Lovett 04:03 pm February 10, 2020
Addiction focused digital health startup Boulder scored $10.5 million in Series A funding this morning. Investors included Tusk Ventures and Greycroft Partners.  The deal coincides with the news Boulder signed a value-based contract with Premera Blue Cross.  WHAT THEY DO  The startup connects patients seeking treatment for opioid use disorder to teams of addiction specialist, care coordinators...
By Laura Lovett 12:18 pm February 10, 2020
This morning Iora Health, a tech-enabled primary care provider that focuses on the Medicare population, raised $126 million in new Series F funding. The round was led by Indian firm Premji Invest with participation from Cox Enterprise, Temasek F-Prime Capital, Devonshire Investors, .406 Ventures, Flare Capital Partners, Polaris Partners and Khosla Ventures.  This new comes roughly two years after...
By MobiHealthNews 03:39 pm February 7, 2020
In this grab-bag episode of HIMSSCast, Laura Lovett, an editor at MobiHealthNews, chats with host Jonah Comstock about three recent in-person reporting experiences here in the Boston area, where MobiHealthNews is based. They included an office visit to the Division of Digital Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Patient Safety in a Digital World symposium held at the Dana-...
By Ian Chiang 11:21 am February 7, 2020
About the Author: Ian Chiang is a principal at Flare Capital Partners, a healthcare technology and services-focused VC firm. Prior to joining Flare, he was the SVP of product and innovation and a founding member of CareAllies, Cigna’s family of multi-payer provider services, population health management, value-based care enablement and home-based care businesses. Previously, he was a digital...
By MobiHealthNews 04:05 pm February 5, 2020
Update: HIMSS20 has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Read more here. It’s no secret that with tens of thousands of participants and five days of programming, HIMSS can be a little overwhelming. This year is no different — from former Yankees star Alex Rodriguez (A-Rod) dishing out his advice on health investing to media guru Arianna Huffington’s talk on the humanity in healthcare, there's...
By Laura Lovett 03:47 pm February 5, 2020
This morning Verana Health, a startup focused on curating and analyzing real-world clinical data, announced a $100 million funding round led by GV with participation from Bain Capital Ventures, Casdin Capital and Define Ventures.  The funding news coincides with the announcement that Verana purchased PYA Analytics’ technology assets and team. PYA Analytics specializes in large-scale data...
By Dave Muoio 11:47 am February 4, 2020
Inato, a Parisian startup revamping clinical trial enrollment, has pulled in a $14 million Series A round. Obvious Ventures and Cathay Innovation headed the raise, which also saw support from prior backers Serena and Fly Ventures. WHAT THEY DO Inato has developed a platform that helps biopharma clients select the optimal site for their clinical studies. Its technology incorporates logistical data...
By Dave Muoio 08:00 am February 4, 2020
Hinge Health, the maker of digital programs for chronic musculoskeletal (MSK) health, has closed $90 million in a new round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Lead Edge Capital also took part in the Series C, as did prior backers Insight Partners, Atomico, 11.2 Capital, Quadrille Capital and Heuristic Capital. Hinge had been courting investors throughout the course of the last quarter, and...
By Dave Muoio 02:44 pm February 3, 2020
Legacy, a male fertility startup offering sperm freezing and analytics, has raised $3.5 million in a new funding round, CEO Khaled Kteily confirmed to MobiHealthNews. The funding was headlined by a “major” investment from Section 32, with Y Combinator and prior backer Bain Capital Ventures also lending their support. WHAT THEY DO Born out of the Harvard Innovation Labs alumni incubator program, ...
By Dave Muoio 01:31 pm January 31, 2020
Tech-enabled primary care business 1Life Healthcare — better known by its brand name, One Medical — hit the public market Friday after announcing the sale of 17.5 million shares at $14 each. This pricing alongside the roughly 122 million outstanding shares disclosed in the company’s S-1 would put One Medical’s valuation at just over $1.7 billion. And although it’s only been on the market for a...