January 14, 2020
Digital health funding is on the decline, according to yet another funding report, this time from Mercom Capital Group. According to the company’s latest report, in 2019 digital health funding came in at $8.9 billion with 615 deals — a drop from the $9.5 billion and 698 deals recorded in 2018.
“After three consecutive years of growth, venture deals, and dollars for digital health companies...
July 16, 2019
The first half of 2019 has been bigger for digital health than any year opening before it, according to a new funding report from Mercom Capital Group.
While these conclusions were similar to those of MobiHealthNews and Rock Health, both released earlier this month, Mercom’s count pegged 2019’s to-date funding a bit higher at $5.1 billion raised through 318 deals (2018 saw $4.9 billion from 383...
July 18, 2018
Venture capitalists invested a total of $2.4 billion in digital health in the second quarter of 2018, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group. Mercom tracked 196 deals, an increase in deal count but decrease in funding from the first quarter's $2.5 billion across 187 deals.
Comparing the year over year, the funding is a slight growth from $2.3 billion and 194 deals in Q2 2017. Funding...
April 17, 2018
Digital health companies raised $2.5 billion in VC funding in the first quarter of 2018, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group. Mercom says the quarter, with 187 deals, is only the second since 2010 to top $2 billion.
“Digital Health VC is off to a record start in 2018 with $2.5 billion beating the previous record of $2.4 billion from Q2 2017. Several large deals over $100 million...
January 17, 2018
Total corporate funding for healthcare technology companies climbed to $8.2 billion (including debt and public market financing) in 2017 – a whopping 47 percent increase from the $5.6 billion raised in 2016, according to the latest report from Mercom Capital Group.
It was a record-breaking year, with worldwide venture funding for digital health startups posting similarly impressive numbers: $7.2...
January 16, 2017
Last year set some new records for healthcare IT funding, with VC investments reaching over $5 billion and mobile health funding hitting an all-time high, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group.
In their annual Healthcare IT/Digital Health Funding and M&A Report, the market intelligence firm tracked $5.1 billion in VC funding across 622 deals in 2016, compared with $4.6 billion...
April 14, 2016
Healthcare IT venture capital funding hit $1.4 billion this quarter, according to a new funding report from Mercom Capital. That marks an increase of 27 percent over the firm's fourth quarter 2015 numbers, which hit $1.1 billion. It's also an increase of 74 percent year-over-year for the quarter.
"The Health IT sector is off to an impressive start this year with significant funding activity in...
January 14, 2016
Healthcare IT funding, spread across 574 deals, reached $4.6 billion in 2015, according to Mercom Capital Group. This was a drop from the 2014 total, when Mercom recorded $4.7 billion in 670 deals.
The market intelligence firm said that between 2010 and 2015, healthcare IT funding reached $13.4 billion in 2,050 deals.
Some of the larger rounds that Mercom tracked include China-based Guahao’s $394...
October 19, 2015
So far in 2015, venture capital funding in the health IT space is up to nearly $3.6 billion, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group.
Health IT venture capital funding for just the third quarter was at $1.6 billion across 148 deals, up 32 percent from Q2 2015 and 66 percent from Q3 2014.
Interestingly, the most lucrative area of funding for Q3 was "rating, booking and comparison...
April 15, 2014
Consumer-focused health technology companies raised $398 million from 103 investment deals in the first quarter of 2014, according to a report from Mercom Capital Group.
When Mercom Capital Group broke this category down further, it found the majority of the funding came from mobile health companies, which raised $198 million in 61 deals. The second highest total was from telehealth companies, $...