September 27, 2019
It’s been two years since the first software-only digital therapeutic got the FDA greenlight, but the industry is still very much in its infancy and continuing to evolve. New entrances are emerging from the world of health, pharma, tech and finance. As the industry matures, it's grappling with existential questions including regulation, reimbursement models and, as always, the definition of a...
August 5, 2019
Late last week NextStep Interactive, a digital healthcare training platform, announced that it scored $3 million in new funding. The new money came from SEI Ventures, JAZZ Venture Partners, Learn Capital’s Learn Start Fund, Springrock Ventures, City Light Capital, Frontier Angels and managing directors from Pioneer Square Labs.
This latest funding builds on the $3.275 million round closed last...
June 6, 2019
Colorado-based startup RxRevu, which specializes in using machine learning for prescription decision support, has landed $15.9 million in Series A funding. UCHealth led the funding with participation from the University of Virginia LVG Venture Fund, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Inception Health/Froedtert Health, Children’s Hospital Colorado, UnityPoint Health, JAZZ Venture Partners and...
August 21, 2018
European online fitness startup Freeletics has raised a new round of funding from US investors that will bring the company deeper into the US market. Courtside Ventures, Elysian Park Ventures (created by the LA Dodgers), Causeway Media Partners, JAZZ Venture Partners, and ward.ventures contributed to the round. The amount of the investment wasn’t disclosed.
This is the first round of funding for...
May 17, 2017
San Diego-based Aira has raised $12 million to continue developing its smart glasses that combine AI and remote human agents to help blind and low-vision people navigate the world. JAZZ Venture Partners and Arboretum Ventures led the round and existing investors Lux Capital, ARCH Venture Partners and Felicis Ventures participated. The National Federation of the Blind joined the round as a...
February 3, 2016
Pear Therapeutics, which is developing interventions that combine digital tools and medications, has raised $20 million in a round led by 5AM Ventures, Arboretum Ventures, and Jazz Venture Partners, with participation from Bridge Builders Collaborative. The company raised its last round, which was undisclosed, in March 2015.
The company, which has offices in Boston and San Francisco, was founded...
January 21, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts-based Akili Interactive Labs, which has developed a video game intervention for cognitive conditions, raised $30.5 million in a round led by PureTech Health with participation from Jazz Venture Partners and Canepa Advanced Healthcare Fund.
This brings the company’s total equity funding to at least $39 million. The company has also received between $5 and $6 million in...