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Left to right: Barnaby Perks, CEO of Oxford VR, and Ash Patel, Optum Ventures principal; Credit: Oxford VR

By Leontina Postelnicu 10:01 am February 12, 2020
British firm Oxford VR has secured £10 million in a Series A funding round led by Optum Ventures, with support from Luminous Ventures. Existing backers Oxford Sciences Innovation, Oxford University Innovation and GT Healthcare Capital Partners also participated. WHAT THEY DO Oxford VR, a spinout from the department of psychiatry at the University of Oxford, was founded in 2017. It builds on two...

Pictured: mediQuo co-CEOs Guillem Serra (left) and Bruno Cuevas (right); Credit: mediQuo

By Leontina Postelnicu 03:25 am February 5, 2020
Barcelona-based mediQuo, maker of a healthcare management app, has announced that it secured €2 million from - unnamed - venture capital investors and family offices, bringing the total funding raised since its launch two years ago to €4 million. The startup has also welcomed Bruno Cuevas, former vice president of global markets at digital marketplace specialist Adevinta (Schibsted), as co-CEO....
By Tammy Lovell 12:29 pm January 31, 2020
Health tech venture-backed investments continued strong in 2019, hitting a record and cementing health tech as the fastest growing healthcare sector, according to a report by Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). The Healthcare Investments and Exits Report predicts that health tech investments in Europe and the US will continue to rise in 2020, driven by provider operations and alternative care companies....
By Laura Lovett 03:04 pm December 19, 2019
Emilio Health, a tech-minded pediatric behavioral health startup, announced a $5 million seed round yesterday. The new cash infusion was led by Oak HC/FT.  As part of the investment deal, Annie Lamont, Oak HC/FT’s cofounder and managing partner, will be joining Emilio Health’s board of directors.  WHAT THEY DO  Emilio is taking a hybrid approach to behavioral health. Its services will include...

Credit: Wingcopter

By Leontina Postelnicu 07:53 am December 13, 2019
We might be seeing more drones delivering life-saving medical supplies as German manufacturer Wingcopter announced today that it landed “seven-digit” financing from Singapore-based Corecam Capital Partners. The exact amount secured was not revealed. WHAT THEY DO Since its founding in 2017, the Darmstadt-based startup’s eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) drones have been used in...

Credit: Chronolife

By Leontina Postelnicu 11:04 am December 12, 2019
Paris-based Chronolife has unveiled this morning the commercial launch of Nexkin, a CE-marked smart T-shirt that monitors six physiological indicators, designed for risk reduction and prevention programmes. The French company has also landed funding from startup studio and investment fund iBionext, French insurance company Adrea and Swiss family office Celeste Management. The amount secured was...

The 510 (K) clearance, pre-market submission, will enable the business to make EchoGo available to clinicians and healthcare providers in the US.

By Tammy Lovell 02:08 am November 18, 2019
UK-based health technology firm Ultromics has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its cardiovascular image analysis system, EchoGo Core. EchoGo applies artificial intelligence (AI) to automate the analysis and quantification of ultrasound-based heart scans. The 510 (K) clearance, pre-market submission, will enable the business to make EchoGo available to...
By Leontina Postelnicu 06:57 am August 15, 2019
German startup secures funding. Berlin-based digital health startup mika has landed a seven-figure financing deal from venture capital firm Ananda Impact Ventures and VC Fonds Technologie Berlin, managed by the IBB investment company. The exact sum was not disclosed to the media. The startup, founded in 2017 by Dr Gandolf Finke and Dr Jan Simon Raue, has developed an app to support cancer...
By Dean Koh 05:18 am July 19, 2019
Much has happened in the healthtech landscape in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region in the first half of 2019 – according to Galen Growth Asia’s latest report for that period, APAC healthtech funding hit $2.5B across 140 deals. In this article, MobiHealth News looks at the healthtech landscape in APAC for the first half of 2019 across three broad areas: healthtech accelerators, notable funding rounds...
By Leontina Postelnicu 08:04 am March 1, 2019
Global Digital Exemplar Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust announced earlier this month that it had launched a digital postnatal discharge system in a new partnership with Lumeon. This week, MobiHealthNews visited the company’s London office to find out more about their work with the NHS trust and plans to scale operations in the US after securing $28m in funding in December...