GE Ventures

By Jonah Comstock 04:03 pm December 1, 2016
Digital health hires news has been on the slow side around the holiday season, but there is at least one big piece of personnel news: Lisa Suennen, a digital health-focused investor, has joined GE Ventures as Managing Director, focused on healthcare.  Suennen invested with Psilos Group from 1998 to 2014 and for the last two years has been doing deals and consulting at her own firm, Venture...
By Heather Mack 03:49 pm October 13, 2016
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based healthcare provider Iora Health, which offers digitally-enabled primary care services focused on senior citizens, has closed a $75 million Series D funding round. Led by Singapore-based Temasek, the round also included existing investors .406 Ventures, Flare Capital Partners, F-Prime Capital, GE Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Polaris Partners and Rice Management Company...
By Jonah Comstock 02:27 pm October 11, 2016
Evidation Health, a digital health efficacy-focused company launched last year by GE Ventures and Stanford Healthcare, has raised an additional $3.4 million to complete the $15 million round it began raising in June. The round was led by B Capital Group, a global venture fund cofounded by Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin. Existing investors GE Ventures, AMV, Fresco Capital, and new investor...
By Heather Mack 12:03 am September 8, 2016
Hayward, California-based Chrono Therapeutics, which is developing a sensor-enabled nicotine patch with a connected app, has raised $47.6 million in Series B financing. The round was led by Kaiser Permanente Ventures and will go towards further development of the company’s digital drug therapy platform. Chrono Therapeutics’ flagship product, which won’t be ready for consumers until as late as...
By Heather Mack 02:17 pm July 13, 2016
Caremerge, the Chicago-based company offering care coordination software for assisted living facilities, has raised $14 million in funding. Insight Venture Partners led this funding round, which will enable Caremerge to expand in the post-acute care market. Additional funders were previous investors Grazyny Kulczyk, Cambia Health Solutions, Ziegler LinkAge Longevity Fund, GE Ventures and Arsenal...
By Jonah Comstock 02:54 am June 13, 2016
Digital health and digital therapeutics will produce a tremendous amount of data, which could be the key to getting them reimbursed by payers, according to panelists at BIO 2016 last week. UCSF Professor of Health Economics and Health Services Research Kathryn Phillips led a panel that included Rowan Chapman, managing director of new business ventures at GE Ventures; Evidation Health CEO Deborah...
By Brian Dolan 02:49 pm June 6, 2016
Evidation Health has raised at least $11.6 million, according to an SEC filing posted last week. The filing lists Raj Ganguly as a director of the company, indicating his venture capital firm, B Capital, participated in this recent round. Ganguly co-founded B Capital with Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and it just raised its newest fund. A little over a year ago GE Ventures and Stanford...
By Jonah Comstock 03:31 pm May 24, 2016
Sandy, Utah-based SilverVue has received an undisclosed round of funding led by Pritzker Group Venture Capital and GE Ventures, with participation from Epic Ventures. “Empowering patients to make more informed decisions about their medical care is more than our business, it’s our passion,” Will West, CEO and founder of SilverVue, said in a statement. “Hundreds of healthcare providers have...
By Jonah Comstock 08:53 am November 19, 2015
Ochsner Health System's O Bar Evidation Health, a company launched by GE Ventures and Stanford Health, which works with various companies working in healthcare to develop a body of robust clinical evidence for digital health interventions, has announced a partnership with Ochsner Health System. Ochsner Health, based in New Orleans, was one of the first hospitals to work with Apple's HealthKit...
By Jonah Comstock 02:00 am October 6, 2015
Caremerge, a member of StartUp and GE Ventures' first class. GE Ventures and StartUp Health announced that they would invest in and mentor a second three-year class of health startups, following up on the pair's 2013 collaboration. Unlike the previous iteration, this time they will make an investment of $50,000 in each startup, and will be looking for companies that address two specific areas...