Formation 8

By Jonah Comstock 09:11 am August 19, 2015
Owlet Baby Care, a tech startup developing smart socks for monitoring infants' vital signs, raised $6 million in venture funding and another $1 million in the form of an NIH Grant. The venture funding was led by Formation 8 (F8), with participation from Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS Shoes, who recently started a new fund called Carpe Diem VC. Previous investors Azimuth Ventures, ffvc, Eniac...
By Aditi Pai 11:05 am March 19, 2015
San Mateo, California-based Collective Health has raised $38 million in a round led by Founders Fund and NEA, with participation from Formation 8, Redpoint Ventures, RRE Ventures, Subtraction Capital, and Rock Health. Collective Health has developed a software as a service offering that helps companies that have 100 or more employees transition to a self funded insurance plan, which employers can...
By Aditi Pai 05:00 am October 2, 2014
San Francisco-based Glow raised $17 million in a round led by Formation 8 with participation from existing investors Founder's Fund and Andreessen Horowitz. This brings Glow's total funding to $23 million. "If you look at the evolution of our products -- of what we’ve done -- we have gone from fertile health and started evolving and moving towards general women’s health," Glow CEO Mike Huang told...
By Aditi Pai 04:38 am September 8, 2014
Boston-based patient engagement and care management company Wellframe raised $8.5 million in a funding round led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), with additional investment from Formation 8, Waterline Ventures and Queensbridge Venture Partners. This brings the company's total funding to date to $10 million. Existing investors include athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush; Tim Draper, founder and...