digital health unicorns

By Dave Muoio 11:54 am January 8, 2020
Online fitness membership platform ClassPass announced this morning the close of a hefty $285 million Series E investment round that, according to a spokesperson, propels the New York-based company’s valuation past the $1 billion mark. The new raise was led by L Catterton and Apax Digital, while prior backer Temasek also made an appearance. As a result of their participation, L Catterton’s Marc...
By Dave Muoio 03:51 pm January 31, 2019
A literature analysis of research published by healthcare unicorns has found that many high-profile startups, digital health included, have few or no peer-reviewed papers. The review, which sought published research data from 18 current and 29 exited healthcare unicorns, specifically highlighted the risk of “stealth research” among these startups in light of the recent and highly publicized fraud...