July 19, 2016
As we come to the midyear point of digital health funding, two reports from Rock Health and CB Insights offer up analysis of how 2016 is coming along.
Rock Health reported just more than $2 billion in total venture funding – on track with the levels of both 2014 and 2015. While funding hasn’t continued to surge upwards as it has in the past, Rock Health analysts Mitchell Mom and Ashlee Adams...
February 19, 2016
Opternative, an optometry-focused telemedicine service that lets users get their prescriptions online after taking an app- and website-based vision test, has raised $6 million in first round funding, bringing the company's total funding to $9.5 million.
Jump Capital led the round with additional participation from Tribeca Venture Partners, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Chicago Ventures, Craig...
December 7, 2015
MD Revolution has raised $23 million in a round co-led by Chicago-based Jump Capital and an undisclosed global healthcare technology company for its mobile chronic care management system. To date, MD Revolution, which is based in San Diego, California, has raised more than $30 million.
The company has developed a program, called RevUp, available on the web or on iOS devices, that helps patients...
July 28, 2015
Chicago-based Opternative has launched an online refractive eye exam service that helps consumers get prescriptions for glasses or contacts.
According to the company, the offering is registered with the FDA as a Class I device.
Consumers access Opternative's service on the web via desktop. Opternative asks users a few questions, like when their most recent eye exam was, and then takes the user...