April 14, 2011
In the short three months since 2011 began already investors have announced or disclosed to the SEC nine investments in various mobile and wireless health startups. More than a year ago we tallied up the 15 venture capital deals announced during all of 2009. Clearly investment in mobile health and interest has come a long way since then -- this year also saw the planned launch of Rock Health Fund...
March 16, 2011
Doximity, a new health IT company from the founders of Epocrates, secured a $10.8 million Series A venture capital investment from Emergence Capital Partners and InterWest Partners, funding further development of its secure physician network, which already counts 7,000 doctors as users of the free mobile app.
Doximity describes itself as a medical communications platform that uses social...
March 10, 2011
Four Harvard Business School students are launching a San Francisco-based mobile health and Health 2.0 incubator, Rock Health, that aims to provide healthcare expertise, development resources and eventually funding to winning ideas. The core team at Rock Health includes Medical Director Nate Gross (who is also involved with the soon-to-launch Doximity), Interim CFO Dan Monahan, Creative Director...
October 12, 2010
Last week we broke the news that the smartphone app startup founded by Epocrates co-founder Jeff Tangney had gone live and was now available for free download from Apple's AppStore. Here are three strategies that Doximity is currently exploring for their business model (admittedly, very similar business model to Epocrates):
"The base product will remain free but we plan on providing a premium...