February 4, 2014
Wellness app maker Noom has secured an additional $2.9 million, bringing their latest round to $7 million. The round was led by New York-based RRE Ventures with participation from TransLink Capital, Recruit Strategic Partners, Scrum Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and Harbor Pacific Capital.
Both Qualcomm Ventures and Harbor Pacific Capital have contributed to a previous round of funding for Noom. ...
November 22, 2013
Waterloo, Ontario-based Airo Health, a small startup that began taking preorders for a passive nutrition-tracking, wristworn device three weeks ago, has informed its early backers by way of email that it has refunded their money and will not put the device back up for sale until it has been tested and validated further. The Airo device, which the company claimed could -- among other things —...
September 16, 2013
MyFitnessPal announced a partnership with health insurance company Cigna, which will combine MyFitnessPal’s nutrition, physical activity and weight management resource with Cigna's health coaching programs. The offering will give customers the option to connect their MyFitnessPal accounts with their personal Cigna coach to instantly share their diet and exercise activity.
October 27, 2011
Without actually trying it out, an early critic may have faulted the first automobile for not having a horse to pull it. After all, how else would a vehicle of the day transport a person from one location to another? Horses were a necessary part of the equation back then; the rubric of the day made their participation mandatory.
Such may be the state of mobile health efficacy studies.