Investors

By Laura Lovett 02:41 pm October 21, 2020
Digital fitness company Future announced a $24 million Series B raise late last week. The new round was led by Trustbridge Partners, Kleiner Perkins, Caffeinated Capital, and private investors and founders.  WHAT THEY DO Future pitches a personalized, membership-based fitness service that employs a one-on-one coaching model. Customers select a coach, and each week that coach comes up with a new...
By Laura Lovett 02:12 pm October 20, 2020
eVisit, an Arizona-based SaaS telehealth company, just landed $14 million in Series A funding. TVC Capital led the funding round with participation from Kickstart Seed Fund, University Growth Fund and Jeremy Andrus.  WHAT IT DOES The company provides a telehealth platform that includes several facets, including a scheduling, intake, waiting room management and discharge function. Its main...
A pregnant woman
By Laura Lovett 11:16 am October 20, 2020
A new maternal health company called Oula has picked up $3.2 million in seed funding, propelling the launch of its multimodal care platform and brick-and-mortar services.  This batch of seed funding was led by Collaborative Fund with participation from Female Founders Fund, 8VC, Metrodora, Kapor Capital, Rock Health, January Ventures, Great Oaks and private investors.  WHAT IT DOES Oula’s model...
By Dave Muoio 03:31 pm October 15, 2020
About a month after ousted Zocdoc CEO Cyrus Massoumi filed a lawsuit accusing the company's executives of conspiracy, the online appointment booking service has fired back with a legal motion to dismiss Massoumi's suit and a blog post that refutes his critiques of their financial performance and strategy. Massoumi's original complaint painted the picture of a collaborative effort to mislead the...
Three previews of 98point6 app screens
By Dave Muoio 01:29 pm October 15, 2020
Text- and app-based primary care startup 98point6 has hauled in a $118 million Series E round led by the Growth Fund of L Catterton and Activant Capital. Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and other unnamed investors also took part. The company's on-demand primary care services for consumers and payers use artificial intelligence and a text-based interface to collect information about the...
By Dave Muoio 03:03 pm October 14, 2020
Press Ganey, a care-quality services firm best known for distributing patient satisfaction surveys, announced two purchases yesterday that it says will help form "the largest healthcare consumerism platform in the industry." The first of these is the outright acquisition of Doctor.com, a digital platform neck-deep in provider directories, online bookings, provider reputation analyses and other...
By Dave Muoio 11:11 am October 14, 2020
Cue Health, a rapid diagnostics startup with a connected testing device platform, has been awarded $481 million from HHS and the Department of Defense (DoD) to expand production of a COVID-19 molecular test that received an Emergency Use Authorization back in June. According to announcements from the government and the startup, the money will be used to deliver six million COVID-19 molecular...
By Dave Muoio 03:01 pm October 13, 2020
Digital check-in, insurance eligibility and automated patient collections technology company Clearwave today announced that it has purchased Odoro, the maker of a patient-scheduling and check-in tool. The companies did not disclose the terms of the deal, but said that they plan to integrate Odoro's scheduling technology into Clearwave's platform so that both the patient and practice can...
Lady Technologies releases two-in-one fertility tracking and pelvic floor exercising device
By Mallory Hackett 12:37 pm October 13, 2020
Femtech company Lady Technologies today announced the launch of its FDA-registered fertility tracking and pelvic floor exercising device called kegg. Along with the product release, the company also announced it completed a seed funding round worth $1.5 million. Investors include Crescent Ridge Partners, SOSV, Texas Halo Fund, Fermata Fund, MegaForce and several angel investors. Kegg is shaped...
By Dave Muoio 11:32 am October 12, 2020
Datavant, a data sharing technology startup for providers and life science companies, last week closed $40 million in Series B funding. Transformation Capital headlined the raise, which saw contributions from new backers Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC and Cigna Ventures in addition to those of prior investors Roivant Sciences and Flex Capital. All told, the new funding brings Datavant's...