HIMSSCast: Digital health's $7B Q1 and what it means for the space

StartUp Health's Unity Stoakes joins the MobiHealthNews team to look back at a groundbreaking quarter for investment.
By MobiHealthNews
11:33 am

StartUp Health President Unity Stoakes (Photo illustration by Jonah Comstock)

Host Jonah Comstock, MobiHealthNews Managing Editor Laura Lovett and MobiHealthNews Associate Mallory Hackett welcome StartUp Health President Unity Stoakes to discuss Q1 2021 digital health funding. With more than $7 billion raised according to MobiHealthNews' tracker and more than $8 billion according to StartUp's, we can all agree it was an impressive quarter. But how do those numbers compare to the past? To other industries? And what does it all mean for the health of the space? Tune in to find the answers to those questions and more.

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Talking points:

  • 2021 funding in a larger historical context
  • The changing geography of digital health startups
  • Dramatic changes to digital health market dynamics
  • The talent infrastructure underpinning digital health
  • How today’s startups are putting together decades of pieces
  • Is the digital health market oversaturated?
  • We’re far from the ceiling for digital health funding
  • Digital health subsectors to watch
  • “Boomerang” innovation from other geographies
  • Where digital health investment is headed next
  • Frugal innovation and what it can teach us

More about this episode:

Investors pour $7.1B into digital health investments during Q1 2021

Digital health completes a record-breaking first quarter driven by mega deals

With $8.5B Raised Globally in Q1, Health Innovation Funding Hits New Milestone (StartUp Health's Q1 Report)

SPAC deals attract younger, less-funded digital health startups

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