April 22, 2016
Greenville, South Carolina-based ChartSpan Medical Technologies has raised $3.2 million from a Texas-based syndicate of investors. This brings the company’s total funding to $6 million. ChartSpan will use the funds to hire more than 300 clinical and technology professionals in the next year.
The Iron Yard, a digital health accelerator that incubated ChartSpan, contributed to ChartSpan's previous...
April 13, 2016
New York City-based CareDox has raised $2.8 million in a round led by Texo Ventures and Prolog Ventures for its online and mobile platform that stores student health data. CareDox also raised $1.5 million in venture debt agreement with Western Technology Investment.
Existing CareDox investors include First Round Capital, Charles River Ventures, Band of Angels, and Giza Ventures. This brings the...
February 22, 2016
Activity tracking device shipments will reach 87 million in 2021, according to a post from ABI Research.
“Activity trackers are the current vanguard device for bringing consumers into connected medical services,” ABI Research Principal Analyst Jonathan Collins said in a statement. “As they continue to proliferate, they will spur greater investment in mHealth device development and adoption, as...
April 2, 2015
Google Ventures, the early-stage investment arm of Google, has invested about 30 percent of its fund into health startups, according to Krishna Yeshwant, one of its general partners. The fund receives $300 million a year from its parent company. Yeshwant, who is also a practicing physician, discussed Google Ventures' digital health investments at the HxRefactored 2015 event in Boston this week....
October 16, 2014
A few weeks ago, MobiHealthNews compiled a list of 23 health and wellness apps that connect to Apple’s HealthKit platform, which feeds health and wellness data from third party devices and apps into its consumer-facing app, called Health. Health is preloaded on all iPhones running iOS 8.
And even though, last week, popular activity tracker app Fitbit posted on its customer feedback forum that it...