March 4, 2020
This morning voice-enabled digital assistant Suki scored $20 million Series B funding. The new infusion of cash was led by Flare Capital Partners with participation from Breyer Capital, Epsilon Health, First Round Capital and Venrock. This news comes roughly two years after the startup raked in its first $20 million in Series A financing.
As part of the funding announcement, Suki revealed that...
April 24, 2019
Aaron Patzer, the Mint.com founder who sold his company to Intuit for $170 million, is venturing into the healthcare space with Vital, a new company that launched out of stealth today with $5.2 million in funding and four hospital clients set to be announced in the coming weeks.
This is actually Patzer’s second healthcare company, in a way — he sold Fountain, a company focused on delivering...
February 26, 2018
Nomad Health, a New York company that makes a platform for job-seekers and employers in the healthcare space, has raised $12 million in a new funding round led by Polaris Partners. Existing investors First Round Capital, RRE Ventures, and .406 Ventures also participated.
“We’re building a marketplace for healthcare jobs,” CEO Dr. Alexi Nazem told MobiHealthNews. “We started out with just...
February 7, 2018
Mirror, a New York City-based virtual fitness platform company, has raised $13 million in a new funding round led by Spark Capital. Lerer Hippeau, First Round Capital, Primary Venture Partners, BoxGroup, and Brainchild Holdings also contributed to the round.
Founded by New York City ballet dancer and fitness studio owner Brynn Putnam, the company will offer a hardware product that takes on the...
May 12, 2017
Correction: A previous version of this article misstated who led the investment round.
Clover Health, an insurance startup with a patient engagement bent, has raised $130 million in a round led by existing investor Greenoaks Capital Management. New investors Google Ventures, Palm Drive Capital, and Western Technology Investment and existing investors Sequoia Capital and First Round Capital also...
March 15, 2017
New York-based CareDox, which offers a digital platform for schools to manage, store and transfer children’s health records, has raised $6.4 million in Series A in a round led by Digitalis Ventures. First Round Capital, Giza Venture Capital, TEXO Ventures and Prolog Ventures also contributed. Previously, the company raised $4.3 million in April 2016. The new funding will be used to further expand...
January 18, 2017
A new kind of doctor’s office opened in San Francisco this week: Forward, a membership-based healthcare startup founded by former Googler Adrian Aoun that infuses a brick-and-mortar office with data-driven technology and artificial intelligence.
For $149 per month, Forward members can come to the flagship office that features six examination rooms – equipped with interactive personalized...
July 26, 2016
New York City-based Nomad Health, a startup that is building an online marketplace connecting doctors with freelance clinical work, has raised $4 million in Series A financing. First Round Capital and RRE Ventures led the funding round, with participation from .406 Ventures. The funding will allow Nomad to continue its nationwide rollout of its system that seeks to replace temporary work brokers...
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...
November 16, 2015
Reducing readmissions is an oft-repeated goal as the healthcare industry transitions from fee-for-service to value-based care. But "readmissions" can be a bit of a misnomer, since patients aren't always admitted to the same facility they were discharged from. And a patient's primary care provider doesn't always have a way to find out that their patient has turned up in another hospital's...