digital health funding

By Laura Lovett 11:21 am August 15, 2019
This morning MyHealthTeams, a social network for chronic care patients, announced exclusively to MobiHealthNews that it landed $9.44 million in Series B funding. This round was led by Belgian pharma giant UCB, who has teamed up with MyHealthTeams on a number of initiatives in the past, notably on creating a spondyloarthritis focused social network.  Adams Street Partners, Qiming US Ventures, CVS...
By Laura Lovett 01:24 pm August 13, 2019
With a focus on femtech, MedAnswers announced that it landed $5 million in seed funding. This news comes in conjunction with the rollout of its new tool FertilityAnswers, dedicated to providing information to users trying to get pregnant.  The Los Angeles- and Barcelona-based startup was backed by lead funder Special Situations’ Life Sciences Innovation (LSI) Fund with participation from Viking...
By Dave Muoio 01:06 pm August 13, 2019
Baze, a subscription platform that ships personalized vitamin supplement packages based on home blood test results, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. Supplement and wellness product manufacturer Nature’s Way headed the investment. WHAT THEY DO Looking to cut back on unnecessary supplement consumption and the costs it ensues, Baze’s direct-to-consumer service first tests the user to see...
By Dave Muoio 01:23 pm August 12, 2019
Genneve, an online telehealth service serving women experiencing menopause, has raised $4 million in a funding round led by BlueRun Ventures. Maven Ventures, Startup Health and an unnamed angel investors also participated. WHAT THEY DO Founded by former Microsoft and Neutrogena executives, Genneve is a platform offering video appointments with practitioners specializing in menopause care. Users...
By Dave Muoio 01:15 pm August 8, 2019
Brooklyn-based Dadi, a direct-to-consumer male fertility testing and sperm storage startup, has closed $5 million in investment funding. The raise was led by TCG, with participation from prior backers firstminute Capital and Third Kind Ventures. Additionally, Flatiron Health CEO and cofounder Nat Turner and GIPHY CEO and cofounder Alex Chung joined as new angel investors. WHAT THEY DO Launched in...
By Laura Lovett 11:51 am August 7, 2019
Yesterday dieting app Zero announced that it has scored $2.8 million in new seed funding. This latest cash raise was led by True Ventures and Trinity Ventures. The money is an add-on to the company’s prior seed funding, bringing its grand total to $4 million this round.  Coinciding with this funding news is the announcement that Dr. Peter Attia will be named cofounder and chief medical officer....
By Leontina Postelnicu 06:57 am August 7, 2019
Munich-headquartered startup inveox, maker of an AI-enabled system developed to digitise processes in pathology laboratories, has secured an investment of €17m. The new funds will be used to support their “forthcoming series production and expansion into new markets”, according to managing partner Maria Sievert. The names of the investors were not disclosed.  The system is reportedly currently...
By Laura Lovett 03:58 pm August 6, 2019
This morning AI-enabled handheld ultrasound startup Exo landed $35 million in Series B funding. The new infusion of cash was led by Intel Capital with participation from Applied Ventures, Bold Capital, Creative Ventures, Longevity Vision Fund, Magnetar Capital, Nautilus Venture Partners, OSF Healthcare, Rising Tide Fund, Sony Innovation Fund and Wanxiang Healthcare Investments.  WHAT THEY DO The...
By Dave Muoio 02:00 pm August 6, 2019
Chicago-based metaMe Health, a startup focused on behavioral digital treatments gastrointestinal conditions, has raised $3.8 million in seed funding. LionBird Ventures led the round, which also saw contributions from Hemi Ventures and other unnamed backers. WHAT THEY DO The company’s lead product is Regulora, a treatment tackling the cognitive, behavioral and affective factors that can trigger...
By Laura Lovett 03:49 pm August 5, 2019
Late last week NextStep Interactive, a digital healthcare training platform, announced that it scored $3 million in new funding. The new money came from SEI Ventures, JAZZ Venture Partners, Learn Capital’s Learn Start Fund, Springrock Ventures, City Light Capital, Frontier Angels and managing directors from Pioneer Square Labs.  This latest funding builds on the $3.275 million round closed last...