May 11, 2021
Waterdrop, a Chinese insurance technology firm, started trading at the New York Stock Exchange last week under the ticker WDH. In its initial public offering, the Tencent-backed firm raised $360 million, pricing shares at $12 apiece.
WHY IT MATTERS
Waterdrop was launched in 2016 through software developer Zongqing Xiangqian. It currently runs an insurance marketplace and a medical crowdfunding...
March 25, 2021
South Korean medical AI company made its debut on KOSDAQ, a trading board of Korea Exchange, for an IPO of 37.8 billion won ($33.6 million) by issuing 1.8 million shares.
WHY IT MATTERS
The company had accumulated an operating deficit of 7 billion won ($6.2 million) by the third quarter of 2020, and the funds will be a much needed injection of cash. Vuno plans to invest in research and...
November 24, 2020
In today's episode of HIMSSCast, guest host Laura Lovett, managing editor of MobiHealthNews, checks in with Maria Velissaris, founding partner at Steel Sky Ventures and Colette Courtion, founder and CEO of Joylux about some of the challenges facing the burgeoning women's health and reproductive health, or femtech, industry. In particular, they chat about advertising double standards, funding...
July 20, 2016
San Francisco-based accelerator Launchpad Digital Health has added six new companies to its 12-month program.
Companies accepted into the accelerator program receive three things: up to $500,000 in capital; a full, one year-long program co-located with the Launchpad Digital Health founders and other startups in the space; and weekly ongoing engagement with the accelerator’s network of founders,...
March 30, 2010
The first presentation at MobiHealthNews Presents: Everywhere Healthcare event last week was a spirited talk given by Mohr Davidow Venture General Partner Michael Goldberg. Goldberg led MDV's investment in wireless health company Corventis and is actively seeking out other wireless health startups with a clinical focus. (Re-read our interview with Goldberg from last year for more on his team's...