Felicis Ventures

By Dave Muoio 11:53 am October 10, 2019
Sentio, a behavioral health startup offering an emotion-sensing wearable and a connected support app, has raised $4.5 million in seed funding. The round was led by Felicis Ventures, with additional support from Anthemis Exponential Ventures and SOSV, and brings the company’s total raise to $6.3 million. WHAT THEY DO Sentio’s Feel platform is headlined by the Feel Emotion Sensor, a wristband that...
By Laura Lovett 01:49 pm October 3, 2019
This morning Mon Ami, a new digital platform that links college students to seniors, announced that it has secured its first $3.4 million in seed funding. Freestyle Ventures and Cowboy Ventures led the round, with participation from Maverick Ventures, Felicis Ventures and angel investor Bruce Dunlevie.  WHAT THEY DO It all began when co-founders Madeline Dangerfield-Cha and Joy Zhang met at...
By Jonah Comstock 10:51 am May 6, 2019
Trusted Health, a Bay Area startup focused on changing the way nurses find jobs, has raised $20 million in Series A funding. Craft Ventures led the round, with general partner Jeff Fluhr, cofounder of Stubhub, joining the board. Existing investors Felicis Ventures and Founder Collective also contributed, as did strategic investors Healthbox and Texas Medical Center. WHAT THEY DO For the last 18...
By Jonah Comstock 05:14 pm May 17, 2017
San Diego-based Aira has raised $12 million to continue developing its smart glasses that combine AI and remote human agents to help blind and low-vision people navigate the world. JAZZ Venture Partners and Arboretum Ventures led the round and existing investors Lux Capital, ARCH Venture Partners and Felicis Ventures participated. The National Federation of the Blind joined the round as a...
By Aditi Pai 10:43 am June 22, 2015
Ashwin Pushpala, Founder, Sano Intelligence San Francisco-based Sano Intelligence, which is quietly developing a health-sensing wearable, has raised $10.25 million in funding from True Ventures and Intel Capital with participation from First Round, Felicis Ventures, Elevation Capital, Floodgate, and Rock Health, according to TechCrunch. Sano took part in an early Rock Health accelerator...
By Jonah Comstock 03:00 am December 18, 2014
First Opinion, a San Francisco-based telemedicine app maker, has raised $6 million from Polaris Ventures. Existing investors also contributed, including True Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Scrum Ventures and Monashees Capital. This brings the company's total funding to $8.6 million, including a $1.2 million seed round in January and another $1.4 million round in May. First Opinion offers consumers...
By Aditi Pai 09:42 am June 10, 2014
Venture funding for biosensing wearables, reached $282 million in 2013, five times what it was in 2011, according to a recent report and webinar from Rock Health. The report also points out that in that same period of time, funding for digital health as a whole doubled. Although Jawbone has raised a significant amount of money, Rock Health does not include the company in its funding report...
By Aditi Pai 03:41 am January 23, 2014
San Francisco-based First Opinion raised $1.2 million in a seed round led by Felicis Ventures with additional funding from Greylock, Yuri Milner, and 500 Startups to try to meet the demand for First Opinion's patient-to-doctor in-app messaging system. First Opinion aims to primarily target their app towards parents. The app acts as a communication system for users to ask doctors health-related...
By Brian Dolan 11:48 am March 5, 2013
San Francisco-based Fitbit, which offers activity monitors and a connected weight scale, has raised an additional $30 million in its fourth round of funding at a valuation of $300 million or more, according to a report over at TechCrunch. While the investors announced for its $12 million third round of funding in January 2012 included Foundry Group, True Ventures, SoftTech VC and Felicis Ventures...
By Brian Dolan 06:55 am April 18, 2012
San Francisco-based Alt12 Apps, developer of the popular BabyBump pregnancy tracker app, has secured $1.26 million in its seed round of funding led by Aydin Senkut's Felicis Ventures and with participation by InterWest Partners and individual investors including HealthTap founder Ron Gutman. Alt12 Apps has developed three apps that have corresponding social networks: BabyBump, PinkPad, and...