GE Ventures

By Aditi Pai 11:33 am September 4, 2015
Bethesda, Maryland-based BrainScope, which has developed mobile, non-invasive devices that help medical professionals assess Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), raised $2.5 million, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to at least $6.2 million to date. BrainScope currently offers two traumatic brain injury assessment devices. The first, Ahead 100, was cleared in November...
By Aditi Pai 09:41 am September 3, 2015
Global human resources company Mercer has launched an employee wellness platform, called Health Pathfinder by Mercer, which is powered by Jiff. “While there has been an explosion of health and well-being solutions in the past five years, employers are left wondering how to manage it all,” Mercer Total Health Management Solutions Leader Cheryl Mealey said in a statement. “By teaming up with Jiff,...
By Jonah Comstock 08:11 am July 1, 2015
Investment trends in digital health companies point to increasing evidence of a maturing space, according to StartUp Health's Midyear Report. StartUp's figures show that overall investment tracks with the first half of 2014, but a larger percentage of deals is focused on later-stage companies. So far this year, StartUp Health has reported 226 deals and a total of $2.8 billion in funding,...
By Aditi Pai 05:59 am May 21, 2015
Employee wellness curation platform Jiff raised $23.3 million in a round led by Rosemark Capital with participation from GE Ventures. Jiff has raised at least $49.1 million to date. Existing Jiff investors include Aberdare Ventures and Aeris Capital. The company raised its most recent round in September 2014. As part of the announcement, Jiff also released a new employee wellness tool, called...
By Brian Dolan 08:32 am March 5, 2015
GE Ventures and Stanford Health Care have teamed up to create Evidation Health, a company focused on evaluating the efficacy of digital health technologies. Soon after Evidation was formed it merged with wellness engagement platform company The Activity Exchange. In January Evidation raised a little more than $6 million in funding led by GE Ventures with participation from Asset Management...
By Aditi Pai 06:56 am March 3, 2015
Chrono Therapeutics, a Hayward, California-based company working on a new wearable for smoking cessation and drug delivery,  has received an investment from seed fund Rock Health. According to MedCity News, Rock Health has contributed $100,000. This brings the company's total funding to about $32.1 million. Chrono disclosed its most recent round in June 2014. It included contributions from Canaan...
By Jonah Comstock 07:29 am February 10, 2015
DigiSight Technologies, a California-based company currently focused on mobile apps for ophthalmology, has raised $7.8 million in second round financing. The round was led by Biosys Capital, Waycross Ventures, GE Ventures, and Lagunita, with additional contributions from existing investors. The company's core technology is the DigiSight Network, a platform for connecting data from patients'...
By Aditi Pai 07:48 am January 26, 2015
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based healthcare provider Iora Health raised $28 million from Foundation Medical Partners, Rice Management Company, GE Ventures, and Khosla Ventures as well as existing investors .406 Ventures, Fidelity Biosciences, and Polaris Partners. This brings the company's total funding to at least $48 million. Iora Health plans to use the additional funding to double its size in...
By Jonah Comstock 06:35 am January 6, 2015
Caremerge, makers of a care coordination software for seniors in assisted living facilities, raised $4 million in its first institutional round of funding. Cambia Health Solutions led the round and Generator Ventures, GE Ventures, Arsenal Venture Partners and the Ziegler-LinkAge Longevity Fund also contributed. Caremerge previously raised $2 million from angel investors in July 2013 and has...
By Jonah Comstock 08:00 am June 12, 2014
Chrono Therapeutics, a Hayward, California-based company working on a new wearable for smoking cessation and drug delivery, has raised $32 million in its first round of funding. The round was led by Canaan Partners and 5 am Ventures. Additional contributors included Fountain Healthcare Partners, and two strategic investors: GE Ventures and the Mayo Clinic. The company's flagship product SmartStop...