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By Aditi Pai 09:36 am November 10, 2014
West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania-based chronic care management app developer CareCam Health Systems raised $2.4 million, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to at least $12.4 million. The company's chronic care management offering, called vHealth, helps patients record videos of care management activities, like giving themselves a diabetic foot exam or using their...
By Aditi Pai 09:13 am November 3, 2014
Los Altos, California-based Gauss Surgical raised $1.5 million according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to at least $7.7 million. Existing Gauss Surgical investors include LifeForce Ventures, Promus Ventures, and Taube Investment Partners. Gauss Surgical, which was also a participant in the StartX Stanford University incubator in 2012, has developed an FDA-cleared app,...
By Aditi Pai 09:45 am October 29, 2014
San Francisco, California-based running and cycling app maker Strava raised $18.5 million in a round led by Sequoia with participation from existing investors Sigma West and Madrone Capital Partners. This brings the company's total funding to at least $34.6 million. Strava will use the funds to expand its service globally. "Strava is building tomorrow's sporting network in the manner that...
By Aditi Pai 09:38 am October 29, 2014
San Mateo-based startup Mousera raised $8.8 million from undisclosed investors, according to a report from MedCity News. The company cryptically states on its website that it's "accelerating medical advancement by bringing 21st century technology into living systems research". Although the company hasn't released investor names, former Pfizer CEO and Lux Capital Venture Partner Jeff Kindler was...
By Aditi Pai 06:56 am October 23, 2014
Tampa, Florida-based personal health record developer CareSync raised $4.25 million in a round led by Tullis Health Investors, Clearwell Group, CDH Solutions, and CareSync CEO Travis Bond. The funding will help the company scale its operations and invest in its sales and marketing teams. “We began with a vision to create a patient-centered health platform that would empower individuals to own all...
By Aditi Pai 08:27 am October 15, 2014
Denver, Colorado-based Welltok raised $25 million in a round led by Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP). The company hopes to raise another $12 million by the end of this year. The $25 million brings the company's total funding to at least $72.7 million. (Correction: This article originally misstated the additional amount Welltok plans to raise this year.) Existing investors include IBM's Watson Fund...
By Aditi Pai 01:13 pm October 14, 2014
Almond Systems CEO Eswar Priyadarshan Palo Alto-based Almond Systems raised $9 million from Matrix Partners and Charles River Ventures to develop a product that helps people make healthy, personalized eating decisions. The company's founding team CEO Eswar Priyadarshan, VP of Creative Development Jon Altschuler,  and VP of Engineering Ravi Chittari were all previously Apple employees. Before...
By Aditi Pai 09:54 am October 8, 2014
Thync Co-founder Jamie Tyler Los Gatos, California-based Thync, which has developed a wearable device that aims to help people feel energetic, calm, or focused, raised $13 million in a round led by Khosla Ventures. “The Thync team is working hard on introducing neuroscience to 21st century engineering,” Thync co-founder Dr. Jamie Tyler said in a statement. “For the first time, we are able to...
By Aditi Pai 08:09 am September 11, 2014
Health gaming corporate wellness platform Keas raised $7.4 million, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to date to at least $32.9 million. Previous investors in the company include Atlantic Ventures and Ignition Partners. Keas was co-founded by the original Google Health chief Adam Bosworth. Keas' corporate wellness program offers users a social health and wellness...
By Aditi Pai 05:42 am September 8, 2014
Helsinki, Finland-based Beddit announced that with their most recent round of funding, the company has reached $8 million in funding to date. The round was led by Inventure. Beddit will use the investment to help fund its US and European product distribution in time for the holiday shopping season. Beddit's sensor uses ballistocardiography to detect individual heartbeats from cardiac contraction...