June 14, 2018
Benchling, which offers a software suite for improving collaboration and productivity among life sciences and biotech researchers, has raised $14.5 million in series B funding. Benchmark led the round, with additional participation by F-Prime Capital and returning investor Thrive Capital.
“Just as computer science has changed the world and transformed every industry, we think that in 10 to 20...
December 20, 2017
Mountain View, California-based Livongo Health, a chronic health management company, recently announced that Arnnon Geshuri will be joining the team as chief people officer. Previously Geshuri was the vice president of human resources at Tesla. Earlier in his career, Arnnon was the director of staffing operations for Google.
"Arnnon has worked with some of the most innovative consumer companies...
November 15, 2017
Connected wearable patch makers will ship 35.1 million units annually by 2022, with 80 percent of these being used in clinical applications, according to a recent report from market intelligence firm Tractica.
The report also forecasts a total $7.9 billion in revenue for the patch market by the same year, all of which suggests a substantial escalation from the 966,000 units the analysts wrote...
October 11, 2017
Health2047, the American Medical Association-backed technology innovation enterprise, is working with pharma company Celgene to create a new healthcare information transfer system. As part of the deal, Health2047 is developing a new data transfer protocol for healthcare, focused on security, trustworthiness, and connectivity. More.
Samsung recently announced two interesting partnerships...
September 30, 2017
Qualcomm Life is working with electronics company Benchmark to create low-cost, disposable biometric patches that will help hospitals to monitor patients inside and outside the hospital.
“Basically, we’ve had demands from a lot of different customers for a lower-cost connected disposable patch sensor technology to use for a number of different cases and a number of different reasons,” Qualcomm...
April 20, 2016
Santa Monica, California-based Brighter has raised $21 million in a round led by General Catalyst Partners with participation from DAG Ventures as well as existing investors Mayfield, Benchmark, and Tenaya.
Brighter has developed a site that helps users find and compare dentists. The service allows users to compare out-of-pocket expenses based on the user’s health plan, view provider profiles...
December 8, 2015
Concierge healthcare provider One Medical Group has raised $65 million in a round led by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, which made the investment on behalf of PEG Digital Growth Fund II and AARP Innovation Fund. Existing investors include Redmile Group, Benchmark, DAG Ventures, Maverick Capital, Oak Investment Partners, and Google Ventures. This brings the company's total funding to at least $182...