September 6, 2019
Consumer healthcare businesses can describe their work a lot of ways: as wellness, as disease prevention or as healthcare outside the traditional health system. Or there's biohacking, a term that has emerged to describe all kinds of ways individuals can optimize their own health in the same way that tech-saavy folks optimize their computers.
At the annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference this month in...
November 1, 2018
Clinical lab and life science services company LabCorp has signaled its latest consumer-focused shift with the announcement of a self-administered wellness test and online results portal.
Called Pixel by LabCorp, the testing platform is ordered online by consumers, reviewed by a board-certified physician and then delivered to the consumer within a few days. After collecting a blood sample using...
October 31, 2018
Smartphone blood lab startup 1Drop Diagnostics (not to be confused with other very similarly-named startup 1Drop or One Drop) has raised $4.25 million in a Series A financing round, the company announced today. The funding was led by investor Christian Wildmoser, with additional backing and support by Swiss Startup Group investor Dr. Hans-Peter Strebel, Beat Schillig of IFJ Institute for Young...
September 13, 2016
Austin, Texas-based EverlyWell, which provides a platform for consumers to order lab tests online, provide their samples and receive the results in an easily readable format, announced its official public launch at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, following a three-month beta period during which the company gained nearly 1,500 paying customers across 45 states.
The company, which was founded...
April 20, 2016
Austin, Texas-based EverlyWell has raised $2.5 million for an at-home lab test service and announced its public beta launch.
"Diagnostic testing is a subpar experience for the individual," EverlyWell Chief Medical Officer Dr. Murdoc Khaleghi said in a statement. "EverlyWell has developed an innovative platform that places the consumer at the center, empowering the individual to order, understand...
November 19, 2014
San Diego, California-based Cue, not to be confused with fertility tracker company Clue, raised $7.5 million in a round led by SherpaVentures with participation from existing investor Immortalana.
SherpaVentures has previously invested in tech companies like Coin, DogVacay, and Uber, but this appears to be the firms first digital health investment.
Cue’s product, also called Cue, is a modular at-...