May 3, 2021
Artificial intelligence fertility startup Alife announced today it has raised $9.5 million in Seed funding.
Lux Capital led the round with participation from Amplo, IA Ventures and Springbank Collective. Also included in the raise were a number of angel investors, including Anne Wojcicki, the founder and CEO of 23andMe; Fred Moll, the founder of Intuitive Surgical and Auris; Amira Yahyaoui, the...
May 21, 2019
Cala Health, a wearable neuromodulation therapy startup focused on chronic diseases, has closed a $50 million Series C financing round.
Novartis, Baird Capital, LifeSci Venture Partners, TriVentures and other unnamed backers participated, as did returning investors JJDC, Lux Capital, Lightstone Ventures, Action Potential Venture Capital, dRx Capital and GV.
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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...
October 18, 2016
Mobile clinical trials company Science 37, which connects willing individuals to researchers so they can participate in trials from their homes, has raised $31 million in Series B funding. Previously, the company raised $6.5 million.
The round was led by Redmile Group, with participation from Lux Capital and Sanofi Genzyme BioVentures, the latter of which will also provide Science 37 with...
August 10, 2016
Oakland, California-based Workit Health, which offers a digital counseling program for substance abuse, raised $1.1M in seed funding in a round led by Montage Ventures and Lux Capital. The company will use the funds to expand its current offerings, hiring addiction counselors, software engineers and sales representatives so it can establish partnerships and prepare for a direct to consumer launch...
February 18, 2016
Cala Health, a stealthy startup out of Stanford University has raised $18 million according to an SEC filing. MedCityNews first spotted the story. Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, Lux Capital and Lightstone Ventures all contributed to the round.
Cala Health hasn't sought much press and declined to comment to MobiHealthNews. But the SEC document reveals that the company was...
January 4, 2016
Hometeam, a senior-focused, home care company, has raised $27.5 million from Oak HC/FT as well as existing investors Lux Capital, IA Ventures, and Recruit Strategic Partners.
“Hometeam is about creating beautiful days for older adults while giving family members peace of mind,” Hometeam CEO Josh Bruno said in a statement. “The marriage of technology and high quality in-home care will...
October 21, 2015
Los Angeles-based mobile clinical trials company Science 37 has raised $6.5 million from Lux Capital and dRx Capital, a joint venture of Qualcomm and Novartis that launched in January.
The funding will help the company develop and roll out its novel clinical trial operating model, which uses mobile technology to allow patients to participate in the trial from their homes. The company draws on ...
July 14, 2015
New York City-based Pager, which offers an app consumers can use to request in-person physician house calls, raised $14 million from New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Sound Ventures, which was founded by Ashton Kutcher. Existing investors Goodwater Capital, Lux Capital, and Montage Ventures also participated.
This brings the company's total funding to $24 million to date, it confirmed to...
June 29, 2015
San Mateo-based stealthy startup Mousera recently raised $20 million, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to at least $28.8 million. Existing investors include Lux Capital, Founders Fund, Data Collective, AME Cloud Ventures, and Dolby Family Ventures.
The company is developing a tool that helps biomedical investigators accelerate the preclinical drug discovery and...