October 30, 2019
Mirror, a fitness content streaming device that users can hang and use like a traditional full-length mirror, has raised $34 million more in a Series B-1 funding round headed by Point72 Ventures. Others now backing the startup include athletic apparel retailer lululemon, LionTree LLC and individual backers including Karlie Kloss, Kevin Huvane and Steve Lockshin. Prior investors Spark Capital and...
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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 9, 2019
DigitalHealth.London has launched a call for early stage companies looking to raise between £250,000 and £5m, in collaboration with MedCity and investment management and advisory firm RYSE.
It follows an earlier programme that saw 300 startups submit their applications, with Skin Analytics and LifeSmart raising £1.6m and £1.25m, respectively, in funding from RYSE and other investors.
“In the last...
June 13, 2019
At-home fertility testing startup Modern Fertility has raised $15 million in Series A funding in a round led by Forerunner Ventures and its founding partner, Kirsten Green, who will be joining the company’s board.
WHAT THEY DO
Modern Fertility’s direct-to-consumer business starts when the customer requests a personalized at-home test, or opts to take it at a local lab. Once the results are...
June 6, 2019
Digital health’s consistent funding expansion hit a roadblock in the beginning of 2019, with Rock Health, Startup Health and others pegging the year’s first quarter investment below that of 2018.
But that’s not to say that confidence in the sector is also down. A BIO 2019 panel of digital health investors hosted by tech-focused law firm Cooley LLP said that interest among their peers and...
July 18, 2018
Venture capitalists invested a total of $2.4 billion in digital health in the second quarter of 2018, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group. Mercom tracked 196 deals, an increase in deal count but decrease in funding from the first quarter's $2.5 billion across 187 deals.
Comparing the year over year, the funding is a slight growth from $2.3 billion and 194 deals in Q2 2017. Funding...
April 17, 2018
Digital health companies raised $2.5 billion in VC funding in the first quarter of 2018, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group. Mercom says the quarter, with 187 deals, is only the second since 2010 to top $2 billion.
“Digital Health VC is off to a record start in 2018 with $2.5 billion beating the previous record of $2.4 billion from Q2 2017. Several large deals over $100 million...
October 16, 2017
While the third quarter’s digital health funding may not have met the staggering scale of its predecessor, MobiHealthNews still tracked 53 deals during July, August, and September totaling $578.55 million. Below, we’ve listed all of the companies that raised equity from investors along with links to MobiHealthNews’ coverage at the time. Deals are ranked in order from largest to smallest. If...
July 7, 2017
StartUp Health’s recent funding report placed Q2 2017 as one of the biggest quarters of all time, and MobiHealthNews’s own data seems to back up that claim. During the quarter, we tracked 81 deals, totaling $2.58 billion. Read on for the full list of companies that raised equity from investors over the last three months, and click the links to check out the full story. We’ve ranked them in order...
July 1, 2015
SmartSpot, which has developed an interactive video-based offering for gyms that instructs members how to work out properly, raised $1.85 million from Khosla Ventures and Signalfire, according to TechCrunch.
The company uses 3D cameras to analyze the way a person performs exercises, and provides near real-time feedback about how to get the most out of the exercise. The device is a fixed...