December 20, 2019
About the Author: Ian Chiang is a principal at Flare Capital Partners, a healthcare technology and services-focused VC firm. Prior to joining Flare, he was the SVP of product and innovation and a founding member of CareAllies, Cigna’s family of multi-payer provider services, population health management, value-based care enablement and home-based care businesses. Previously, he was a digital...
July 23, 2019
Flare Capital Partners has closed a second health tech investment fund totaling $255 million, a $55 million bump over its original target of $200 million due to interest from new strategic and financial investors, the venture capital firm announced today.
“The logic for the size of the fund was really important,” Michael Greeley, general partner at Flare Capital Partners, told MobiHealthNews. “We...
June 21, 2019
About the Authors: Joshua Barrett is a member of the 2019 Flare Capital Partners Scholar program and a third-year medical student at Georgetown University School of Medicine, who completed his MBA at the Columbia Business School. He plans to pursue a career in healthcare technology or life sciences investing.
Dr. Dan Gebremedhin (@dangebremedhin) is a partner at Flare Capital Partners, a...
January 4, 2019
About the Authors: Dan Gebremedhin (@dangebremedhin) is a Partner at Flare Capital Partners, a Healthcare Technology and Services focused VC Firm. He is a practicing physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital, previously served as a Medical Director at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan and spent time as an entrepreneur in the health IT industry.
Isobel Rosenthal (@isobelrosenthal) was a...
January 3, 2019
Cohealo, a Boston-based startup that uses technology to help hospitals track and share medical equipment, has appointed Dr. Todd Rothenhaus as its new CEO. Former CEO Brett Reed has moved into the role of president.
Rothenhaus’s experience includes a stint as chief medical officer at athenahealth as well as another as chief information officer at Steward Health Care.
“In addition to his...
December 12, 2018
Aspen RxHealth, a Tampa-based company using a gig economy model to connect patients with pharmacists, has raised $9 million in Series A funding led by Flare Capital Partners. An additional investor was an undisclosed strategic partner, a health plan in the United States.
What they do
The company plans to connect licensed, vetted pharmacists with health plan members in need of pharmacological...
November 29, 2018
Bright Health has topped off its already impressive fundraising with a $200 million oversubscribed Series C funding round, the Minnesota-based integrated health insurance startup announced this morning. Support came from new investors Declaration Partners and Meritech Capital, as well as from returning backers Bessemer Venture Partners, Cross Creek Advisors, Flare Capital, Greenspring Associates...
June 5, 2018
It’s no secret investors have been pouring billions of dollars into digital health companies, and it seems the life sciences sector has taken notice.
Today at BIO 2018 in Boston, a panel of investors sat down to take the pulse of the digital health industry and give their thoughts on the booming (and potentially crowded) market.
“The bottom line is that an immense amount of money has gone into...
July 25, 2017
Circulation is looking to change the way non-emergency patients are delivered to the hospital, and those efforts were bolstered Tuesday by the news that it raised $10.5 million in Series A financing from a group of leaders across the healthcare system.
Flare Capital Partners and The Providence Service Corporation co-led the investment and were joined by Boston Children’s Hospital, Echo Health...
June 1, 2017
Bright Health, the Minnesota-based health insurance startup that boasts "a smarter, more connected" experience, has raised a new round of $160 million. Greenspring Associates led the round, with additional participation from new investors Greycroft Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Cross Creek Advisors and existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Bessemer Venture Partners, and Flare...