December 14, 2012
San Francisco-based digital health incubator Rock Health is launching a program to create a new class of physician angel investors. Earlier this week StartUp Health also announced an education program for new investors, partnering with SecondMarket, although their program isn't physician-focused.
Rock Health will launch two workshops in the new year to help physicians and health care executives...
August 28, 2012
Digital health accelerator Rock Health's investor partners have upped the amount of seed funding they will invest in startups that participate in the program from $20,000 to $100,000. The startups will each receive a total of $100,000 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), Mohr Davidow Ventures, Aberdare Ventures, and the Mayo Clinic. Rock Health, which is itself a non-profit, will...
August 9, 2012
Waltham, Massachusetts-based Affectiva, which spun out of the MIT Media Lab in 2009, has raised $12 million from Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Horizons Ventures to build out its emotion measurement technology for advertisements and for various medical research initiatives. According to various media outlets, the company has now raised more than $20 million, including grants from the National...
July 19, 2012
In recent weeks LUMOback, the startup developing a wearable sensor and companion app that help users become more aware of their posture, raised more than $100,000 on crowdfunding site, Kickstarter. As we noted in a previous post, LUMOback managed to raise funds on the site even though it has rejected many other health and wellness-related projects in recent months. More recently Shiv Gaglani at...
June 4, 2012
Healthcare real-time location systems (RTLS) provider Awarepoint has received $14 million in private investments from several venture funds, including $7.5 million from Heritage Healthcare Innovation Fund, the San Diego-based vendor announced Monday. This is the first investment from the $157 million Heritage fund, according to Awarepoint, and the seventh round of venture funding for the company...
November 29, 2011
Mobile risk management (MRM) software provider Fixmo raised a total of $23 million in its third round of funding. Previous investor Paladin Capital Group led the round, which included participation from new investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Horizons Ventures.
MRM is emerging within healthcare, including the government, as physicians express their desire to use personally-bought...
August 24, 2011
Real-time location system (RTLS) provider Awarepoint announced this week a $27 million sixth round of funding. The investment was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), and also included Top Tier Capital Partners, as well as previous investors Cardinal Partners, Venrock, and Jafco Ventures. Awarepoint plans to use the financing to drive further adoption of its Aware360 Platform....
July 19, 2011
ClearPractice's Nimble EHR for iPad
Accountable care organization EGHC (Essence Group Holdings Corporation) announced this week that it has received $61 million in venture capital funding. Investors include Camden Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. EGHC is the parent company of healthcare companies ClearPractice, Lumeris, and Essence Health Care.
ClearPractice is an EHR vendor...
June 24, 2011
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers made an undisclosed seed investment in mobile fitness app developer WorkSmart Labs, according to a report over at AllThingsD. The investment was made through the firm's iFund, which was established in 2008 with $100 million to make investments in iPhone app developers. In 2010 the fund doubled in size to prep for the then-imminent launch of the iPad....