December 20, 2017
Mountain View, California-based Livongo Health, a chronic health management company, recently announced that Arnnon Geshuri will be joining the team as chief people officer. Previously Geshuri was the vice president of human resources at Tesla. Earlier in his career, Arnnon was the director of staffing operations for Google.
"Arnnon has worked with some of the most innovative consumer companies...
December 13, 2017
Oakland, California-based Elemeno Health, which makes a virtual coaching software for healthcare teams, announced that it has concluded a $1.3 million round of seed funding. The financing was led by Launchpad Digital Health, which hosts Elemeno in its San Francisco accelerator. Other participants included Silicon Valley-based tech accelerator Y Combinator, and regulatory tech venture investor...
October 9, 2017
Launchpad’s new arrivals. San Francisco-based accelerator Launchpad Digital Health has added eight new digital health startups to its 12-month program: Agathos, a care variation and cost measurement platform; Addicaid, a virtual addiction recovery program; Elemeno Health, virtual coach software for healthcare teams; Happy Couple, a daily relationship bonding app; Mentia, a therapeutic support...
February 10, 2017
Digital diabetes prevention program Omada Health was featured in a recent study examining the outcomes of a Medicare population who participated in a program that combined digital health with human coaching. Out of a starting population of over 500, the study found support for such programs in improving weight, health and well-being.
Launchpad Digital Health announced seed funding for four...
February 9, 2017
LifeDojo, a San Francisco-based health behavior change platform for employers, has raised $5.1 million in new funding. The round was led by Sodexo Ventures, the venture arm of French quality of life services company Sodexo, which also announced a major partnership with LifeDojo. Other participants in the round include Launchpad Digital Health, GP Ventures, JD Investments, and the Telluride...
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,...
June 2, 2016
Marina Del Rey, California-based Moving Analytics has raised $1.1 million in a round led by Launchpad Digital Health, an accelerator where the startup is currently enrolled, with additional contributions from HealthX Ventures. Moving Analytics makes an app and web portal for post-discharge patient follow-up and rehabilitation.
“A total of 2.5 million patients in the US don’t receive adequate...
May 26, 2016
IBM Watson Health has appointed a Chief Health Transformation Officer. Formerly of Hewlett Packard, Dr. Paul Tang's roots connect him to the beginnings of health IT. In 1998 he directed the implementation of the EHR at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, the first large medical group practice in California to use an EHR. And in 2001, PAMF collaborated with Epic to create the MyChart patient portal...
February 23, 2016
San Francisco-based Lab Sensor Solutions has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Launchpad Digital Health. The funding is less than $1 million, the company told MobiHealthNews.
This is the company’s first institutional round, but the company previously raised a $425,000 friends and family round, which included contributions from early stage venture fund and accelerator 500 Startups.
June 22, 2015
Sense.ly, a San Francisco-based "virtual nurse" company that spun out of mobile operator Orange in 2013, has raised $2.2 million. New investors in the round include Fenox Venture Capital and TA Ventures. Launchpad Digital Health, an accelerator that Sense.ly participated in, also contributed.
The company raised $1.25 million last September and a small round of seed funding previously, which...