July 17, 2018
This morning, senior care online marketplace Kindly Care announced that it has brought in $5.4 million in a Series A financing round led by Javelin Venture Partners. The company plans to use the money to expand the product offerings and support national expansion.
The service offers an alternative to going through a traditional home agency. Instead, customers can use the platform to search for...
October 19, 2017
The Thrive Innovation Center in Louisville, Kentucky opened today. The Center is a nonprofit dedicated to showcasing new aging in place technologies in partnership with tech companies like Samsung, CDW Healthcare, Lenovo, and Aruba, as well as a number of aging tech startups.
"We really wanted to create a center that was more of an experiential center, not a tradeshow floor," CEO and Executive...
October 14, 2016
There’s no getting around it: we’re all getting older. Nearly 100 million people in the United States are over the age of 50, and those over the age of 65 make up the biggest, most expensive user group of healthcare. But older people today aren’t like older people of a few generations ago, and that means our methods of tailoring healthcare and technology to serve them in a way that reflects our...
October 11, 2016
Boston-based Seniorlink, which provides in-home caregiver services, has raised $7.5 million from NewSpring Health Capital (the firm’s dedicated healthcare fund). The funding will be used to build out Seniorlink’s web and mobile-based coaching and collaboration platform, Vela.
Vela is Seniorlink’s more comprehensive foray into digital health territory. The company, which was founded in 2000, works...
October 11, 2016
San Francisco-based Kindly Care, which offers a self-service care management platform for seniors, launched its service across California. The company is backed by $3.1 million in seed funding from MHS Capital, Floodgate and Jackson Square Ventures.
Kindly Care aims to give families and individuals a set of tools to hire and mange private live-in caregivers themselves, rather than going through a...
April 25, 2012
This week aging in place technology vendor Independa announced that it had topped up its most recent round of funding to $2.35 million. Independa announced $1.6 million in funding last September and since then it has added about $750,000 in additional funds from new and existing investors, including Miramar Venture Partners and City Hill Ventures.
Independa said it is already in discussions with...