January 14, 2019
Chicago-based remote virtual care company First Stop Health announced Friday a $6.5 million funding round led by Morningstar founder and CEO Joe Mansueto as well as Rich Gallun, cofounder and CEO of bswift. First Stop Health’s cofounders Patrick Spain and Dr. Mark Friedman also contributed to the latest funding round.
What they do
First Stop Health is a virtual care provider that targets the...
January 15, 2018
Smartwatches, size extra-small. Fitbit may be looking into a version of its wearable device designed specifically for children, according to a rumor report from Bloomberg. Such a line of products has been the subject of internal discussion for the last several months, anonymous sources said, although there was no information on just what kid-friendly features might be included in the devices....
March 3, 2016
So far this year, the digital health funding that MobiHealthNews tracked has surpassed $600 million. In January, digital health companies raised $471 million across 21 deals. This month, funding reached $197 million across 13 deals, although one of those deals was for an undisclosed amount.
More than half of February's funding came from one big deal: MindMaze raised $100 million. An honorary...
February 11, 2016
Chicago-based remote visits company First Stop Health has raised $2.1 million from the company’s cofounders Patrick Spain and Dr. Mark Friedman as well as other angel investors. This brings First Stop Health’s total funding to $5.6 million to date.
Spain said he first decided to found the company after getting involved in patient advocacy work.
“We had a family issue that required me to get smart...