CafeWell

By Laura Lovett 01:50 pm July 31, 2018
Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP) members in Massachusetts now have access to Welltok’s CafeWell platform following a deal between the payer and consumer health software company. The platform, which is targeted at increasing member engagement, will let the NHP reach out to its members through texting, calls, and emails.  "Our collaboration with Welltok reinforces NHP's commitment to outstanding...
By Jonah Comstock 04:46 pm October 13, 2016
Highmark, which is the fourth largest Blue Cross Blue Shield insurer in the US and covers patients in Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia, has tapped Denver-based Welltok to offer a rewards program to members in its Medicare Advantage Passport program.  Up until now, the Passport program has provider Highmark Medicare Advantage members with benefit information, savings opportunities and a...
By Aditi Pai 04:00 am December 3, 2015
Denver, Colorado-based health management company Welltok has acquired Burlington, Massachusetts-based Silverlink, which offers a tool that healthcare organizations can use to create messaging campaigns for consumers. Welltok also raised $45 million to support part of the acquisition from Georgian Partners, EDBI, and Flare Capital. This brings Welltok's total funding to at least $139 million....
By Jonah Comstock 04:30 am October 20, 2015
Denver, Colorado-based health management company Welltok, which makes the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform, has acquired kids' activity tracking platform Zamzee, which formerly spun out of Redwood City, California-based nonprofit HopeLab. The terms of the sale were undisclosed. The Zamzee platform, which combines colorful clip-on activity trackers with a gamified, anonymous social network to...
By Aditi Pai 10:44 am May 27, 2015
Denver, Colorado-based Welltok, the health management company that makes the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform, has raised $21.3 million in a mix of equity and security, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to at least $94 million to date. Existing investors include Bessemer Venture Partners, Emergence Capital Partners, InterWest Partners, New Enterprise...
By Jonah Comstock 08:55 am May 19, 2015
Denver-based Welltok, the health management company that makes the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform, has acquired Predilytics, a Burlington, Massachusetts-based predictive analytics company, for an undisclosed amount. Welltok will incorporate Predilytics' engine into CafeWell, to help health plans, at-risk providers and other population health managers better understand and anticipate the...
By Aditi Pai 08:07 am January 8, 2015
Denver, Colorado-based Welltok raised $12 million co-led by Hearst Ventures and Catholic Health Initiatives. The capital tops off a $37 million round for the company, which disclosed the other $25 million in October. The previous $25 million was led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from Emergence Capital Partners, InterWest Partners, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and Qualcomm...
By Aditi Pai 08:27 am October 15, 2014
Denver, Colorado-based Welltok raised $25 million in a round led by Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP). The company hopes to raise another $12 million by the end of this year. The $25 million brings the company's total funding to at least $72.7 million. (Correction: This article originally misstated the additional amount Welltok plans to raise this year.) Existing investors include IBM's Watson Fund...
By Brian Dolan 08:04 am February 12, 2014
Earlier this year IBM announced that it would invest $100 million into startups that integrate with Watson, its super computing platform, through a new investment fund called Watson Fund. IBM announced that it had helped contribute to health social network company WellTok's $22 million third round of funding, which was led by New Enterprise Associates and included participation from another new...
By Jonah Comstock 10:36 am November 15, 2013
A sample Watson conversation from WellTok. It got famous on Jeopardy! and has been keeping its head down "going to med school" in hospitals like Memorial Sloan-Kettering. But now Watson, IBM's "commercial cognitive computer system," is stepping out into the wider world. IBM has opened Watson's application programming interface (API) to developers and two businesses are already working on...