April 23, 2020
Digital diabetes company Virta has named Dr. Robert Ratnerits next Chief Medical Officer. Ratner comes to the position following his tenure as Chief Scientific and Medical Officer for the American Diabetes Association. This news comes only a few months after the company announced its $93 million Series C funding round.
Ratner has been involved with the San Francisco-based startup for some time,...
Bright Health headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota
December 17, 2019
Bright Health’s funding rounds keep getting bigger and bigger, with the health insurance startup announcing today the close a $635 million Series D.
Led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with additional support from Bessemer Venture Partners, Cross Creek Advisors, Declaration Partners, Flare Capital Partners, Greenspring Associates, Meritech Capital, Redpoint Ventures and Town Hall Ventures,...
November 29, 2018
Bright Health has topped off its already impressive fundraising with a $200 million oversubscribed Series C funding round, the Minnesota-based integrated health insurance startup announced this morning. Support came from new investors Declaration Partners and Meritech Capital, as well as from returning backers Bessemer Venture Partners, Cross Creek Advisors, Flare Capital, Greenspring Associates...
CNBC reporter Christina Farr talks to Bob Sheehy, CEO of Bright Health.
October 11, 2018
As consumers become more involved in their healthcare, payers and providers alike are being forced to think about the industry differently. But this could give new insurers the opportunity to start looking at the consumer space, Bob Sheehy, CEO of Bright Health, said at Digital Health Innovation Summit in Boston today.
“The thing about healthcare is often times we’ve forgotten about the consumer...
June 1, 2017
Bright Health, the Minnesota-based health insurance startup that boasts "a smarter, more connected" experience, has raised a new round of $160 million. Greenspring Associates led the round, with additional participation from new investors Greycroft Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Cross Creek Advisors and existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Bessemer Venture Partners, and Flare...
May 12, 2016
April was a big month for digital health funding, with 15 more deals coming through, totalling an impressive $220 million and bringing the total funding so far this year to $691 million. As we did in February with Oscar, we're excluding the largest deal, Bright Health's $80 million round, from the total because the company in question is a tech-saavy payer, but not a digital health company per se...
April 6, 2016
Minneapolis-based tech-savvy payer Bright Health has raised $80 million in a round led by Bessemer Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from Flare Capital Partners.
Bright Health is led by a team of experienced healthcare executives. The company’s CEO Bob Sheehy was previously the CEO of UnitedHealthcare. Kyle Rolfing, Bright Health’s president, is the...