April 25, 2019
GoCheck, maker of a smartphone app that screens young children for amblyopia or “lazy eye,” has raised $6 million in a Series B investment round headed by FCA Venture Partners. Other new backers Mucker Capital and Sovereign’s Capital will join the company’s prior investors, which include Interwest Partners and Marc Benioff.
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September 5, 2018
Gobiquity Mobile Health (formerly iCheck Health Connection) has launched an iPhone-compatible version of GoCheck Kids, its smartphone-based vision impairment photoscreener.
Previously available only as a Windows mobile app for a Nokia phone, the FDA-registered software allows pediatricians and other healthcare professionals to screen children aged 6 years and younger for amblyopia without....
December 19, 2016
New York City-based digital health company Progyny, which offers a number of fertility services including concierge services for in-vitro fertilization, egg freezing, adoption and fertility benefits, has hired David Schlanger, former head of WebMD, as its new CEO. Schlanger left WebMD by mutual agreement in September.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the Progyny team and look forward to leading the...
September 2, 2016
Digital health funding in August
So far this year, MobiHealthNews has tracked digital funding that has reached nearly $1.35 billion. August was a healthy month for funding, bringing in $223.86 million across 19 deals, putting it slightly above the monthly average for the year. In the first quarter of 2016, digital health companies raised $770 million, and in the second quarter got almost $500...
August 25, 2016
Marc Benioff-backed Gobiquity, which makes a vision screening app for children called GoCheck Kids, has raised $6 million in a round led by existing investor Interwest Partners. The company, formerly known as iCheck Health, previously raised an undisclosed strategic investment from Benioff and a $750,000 seed round from Interwest.
Gobiquity officially launched GoCheck Kids last November. The...
November 6, 2015
Gobiquity Mobile Health (formerly iCheck Health Connection), has officially launched its vision screening smartphone app, called GoCheck Kids.
The company began rolling out the product to pediatric practices at the end of last year on handheld devices that were issued to practices, but has since added more functionality and released it on the Apple App Store. Now, physicians have the option to...