April 25, 2017
Santa Cruz, California-based Two Pore Guys, which is developing a novel method of diagnostic testing via a device that digitally detects molecules, has raised $24.5 million in Series A funding in a round led by Khosla Ventures.
Two Pore Guys (aka 2PG) will use the funding to scale up the manufacturing of their hand-held device, which works like a glucose monitor, albeit with disposable test...
January 18, 2017
A new kind of doctor’s office opened in San Francisco this week: Forward, a membership-based healthcare startup founded by former Googler Adrian Aoun that infuses a brick-and-mortar office with data-driven technology and artificial intelligence.
For $149 per month, Forward members can come to the flagship office that features six examination rooms – equipped with interactive personalized...
December 15, 2016
San Francisco-based PatientBank, which makes an online medical record storage and retrieval platform, has raised $2.2 million in seed funding led by General Catalyst and Khosla Ventures. SV Angel, Spectrum 28 and Data Collective also contributed to the round.
PatientBank a graduate of Y Combinator, was created to help people gather and share medical records online. Users can order from any doctor...
October 13, 2016
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based healthcare provider Iora Health, which offers digitally-enabled primary care services focused on senior citizens, has closed a $75 million Series D funding round. Led by Singapore-based Temasek, the round also included existing investors .406 Ventures, Flare Capital Partners, F-Prime Capital, GE Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Polaris Partners and Rice Management Company...
July 28, 2016
An undisclosed company has acquired San Mateo, California-based Gamgee, a digital health startup that has done business as 22otters. Both the Gamgee and 22otters website inform visitors about the acquisition but reveal no additional details.
With investors that include Khosla Ventures and Nuance Communications, Gamgee developed apps that help patients with at-home, pre-op and post-op care.
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...
July 7, 2016
Investment in digital health for the first half of 2016 has reached $3.9 billion, breaking funding records and showing a robust market that is expected to continue growing, according to a midyear report by digital health network and accelerator StartUp Health.
The report found the first half of 2016 to post the largest mid-year total on record for the industry, besting both last year's $2.9...
April 6, 2016
Columbus, Ohio-based CrossChx, which has developed a secure, tablet-based patient check-in system, called Queue, raised $15 million from Silicon Valley Bank, Khosla Ventures, Drive Capital, NCT Ventures, and Moonshots Capital.
"Queue finally provides a way for patients to safely log in to healthcare, giving providers the ability to deliver a more personable level of care and returning control of...
February 23, 2016
Late last month we wrote, based on a report from Fortune, that tech saavy up-and-coming health insurer Oscar was raising at least $150 million in a round led by Fidelity. That round is now confirmed, according to Forbes, and it's for more than initially reported: a total of $400 million. The deal reportedly values Oscar at $2.7 billion, just a bit shy of the $3 billion valuation Fortune predicted...
January 27, 2016
Palo Alto-based Neurotrack, which has developed an online cognitive assessment test, raised $6.5 million in a round led by Khosla Ventures with participation from Social Capital, Founders Fund, AME Cloud Ventures, and iSeed Ventures. This brings Neurotrack’s total funding to $9.5 million.
Neurotrack has developed two offerings. The first is a five minute, web-based test, called Imprint Cognitive...