August 5, 2020
APEX Ventures has announced it is marketing its second fund and actively seeking digital health startups for investment.
The fund will be headed by partner Dr Gordon Euller, a radiologist who has previously worked at Medical University Vienna (AKH Wein), as well as at McKinsey & Company in London.
APEX Ventures also plans to issue a call, along with the Herman Hauser Investment Group, for...
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April 1, 2020
Hospitech Respiration, an Israeli startup that designed and manufactures a device to prevent health complications caused by ventilator usage, is offering their product to Israeli hospitals battling the coronavirus free of charge.
The AnapnoGuard device AG100s was developed to work alongside a ventilator in order to improve patient safety by preventing ventilator-enabled infections and limiting...
August 13, 2015
About half of all US digital health startups will fail within two years of launching, according to an Accenture report that analyzed 900 healthcare IT start-ups.
(Correction: The original lead and headline of this article incorrectly implied Accenture had conducted a retrospective study of health startups that failed rather than a study that mostly relies on historical funding data to make ...
January 5, 2015
Michigan's integrated health system Spectrum Health announced at the end of the year that it would shut down Ideomed, a mobile health app developer that spun out of the provider in 2010. According to a report in local business journal MiBiz, Spectrum pulled the plug after "tepid sales" and a lack of interest from outside investors.
Ideomed will fully wind up by the end of the month and its 26...
April 28, 2012
Misfit Wearables, a wearable devices startup founded by AgaMatrix co-founders Sonny Vu and Sridhar Iyengar and former Apple CEO John Sculley, recently raised a $7.6 million round of funding co-led by Brian Singerman of the Founders Fund. According to a report in TechCrunch, the other as-yet-unnamed lead venture capital firm was Khosla Ventures. Singerman also led the Founders Fund investment in...