May 27, 2020
For quite a while now, tech titans Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Apple have been quickly gaining prominence in the healthcare industry. In a new report, CB Insights dives into what each of the companies are up to and possible next moves.
First, Facebook, the report shines light on the fact that it has the ability to look at huge swaths of user data and behaviors. It also looks at how...
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October 2, 2019
Machine intelligence and big data analyst firm CB Insights has put together a list of what it considers to be today’s 150 “most promising” private digital health startups.
The full cohort spans a wide range of healthcare focus areas, business models, home countries and funding stages, and is accompanied by a report highlighting some of the key trends and characteristics shared by the digital...
July 19, 2016
As we come to the midyear point of digital health funding, two reports from Rock Health and CB Insights offer up analysis of how 2016 is coming along.
Rock Health reported just more than $2 billion in total venture funding – on track with the levels of both 2014 and 2015. While funding hasn’t continued to surge upwards as it has in the past, Rock Health analysts Mitchell Mom and Ashlee Adams...
June 27, 2016
The UK’s unexpected referendum vote to leave the EU last week likely won’t take effect for another two years at least, but the potential consequences of the decision are already generating discussions in every industry, and digital health is no exception.
Today the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance), a Belfast, Northern Ireland-based nonprofit collaborative with a mission to “...
May 31, 2016
Thanks to big $100 million-plus deals from digital health companies like Oscar, Flatiron Health and Jawbone, the amount of venture capital flowing into digital health during the first three months of the year puts 2016 on track to be a record year for funding. Digital health companies raised slightly more than $2 billion in Q1, according to CB Insights. Because of different scopes and definitions...
January 13, 2016
Digital health funding reached $5.8 billion in 2015, according to CB Insights. The research firm explained that this was just a slight increase from its 2014 total, which is in stark contrast to the significant growth from 2013 to 2014. Funding grew from $2.3 billion in 2013 to $5.1 billion in 2014.
Some of the larger deals that CBI tracked in 2015 included ZocDoc’s $130 million, 23andMe’s $150...
October 12, 2015
Funding for wearables startups -- not just health-focused wearables -- is on track for a five-year low according to a new report from CB Insights.
The firm says that startups focused on wearables are on track to hit $276 million for 2015, which would be 72 percent lower than 2014′s total and the lowest annual funding total since 2010. Last year's funding, it's worth noting, was unusually high due...
November 5, 2014
While digital health funding in general has been growing enormously year-to-year, so too have strategic corporate investments, according to a new report by CB Insights. The research firm reports that 2014 has already had a record number of digital health deals by corporations (about 70 deals) despite two months left to go.
According to CB Insights, since 2010 corporate investors have made 210...