mobile health funding

By Jonah Comstock 08:45 am January 10, 2014
Glooko has raised $7 million from Samsung Ventures and Lifeforce Ventures, as well as existing investors including The Social + Capital Partnership, Sundeep Madra and Yogen Dalal. This is Glooko's third funding raise and its largest to date; it brings the company's total funding to $11.5 million, including a $1 million seed round and a $3.5 million round last year. The company says it will use...
By Brian Dolan 08:37 am January 6, 2014
Chevy Chase, Maryland-based startup MyOwnMed raised $1.3 million in funding this past December, according to an SEC filing from late last year. The company, founded in mid-2013, is headed up by Founder and CEO Vicki Seyfert-Margolis, a former senior advisor of science innovation and policy to the FDA Commissioner's Office who has also worked in non-profit medical research circles, academia, and...
By Brian Dolan 04:36 am June 18, 2013
Last month the medical journal of Diabetes Science and Technology published the results of a small efficacy study conducted at George Washington University Medical Center that used Vocel's PillPhone application. MobiHealthNews covered the results of the study in-depth back in early 2011 when they were first made public, but last month's medical journal was the first to officially publish the...
By Brian Dolan 05:02 am May 16, 2013
This week San Francisco-based Ringadoc announced an additional $700,000 in funding for its seed round, which combined with its previously raised $1.2 million, brings its total round of funding up to $1.9 million. While Founders Fund's FF Angel led the round, the new $700,000 comes from Los Angeles-based Siemer VC, Telegraph Hill Group, and Dr. Lyle Dennis, who is the Chief of Neurology at Bon...
By Neil Versel 12:01 pm March 22, 2013
Omada Health, developer of Prevent, an online and mobile diabetes prevention program, has locked up a $4.7 million, Series A venture financing package. U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) led this round of financing, with the help of the Vertical Group, Founder Collective, NEA, TriplePoint Capital, Kapor Capital and unspecified angel investors, Omada says. The cash infusion will allow Omada to expand...
By Brian Dolan 11:48 am March 5, 2013
San Francisco-based Fitbit, which offers activity monitors and a connected weight scale, has raised an additional $30 million in its fourth round of funding at a valuation of $300 million or more, according to a report over at TechCrunch. While the investors announced for its $12 million third round of funding in January 2012 included Foundry Group, True Ventures, SoftTech VC and Felicis Ventures...
By Brian Dolan 03:24 am October 9, 2012
The entire MobiHealthNews team is at this week's Health 2.0 event in San Francisco where more than 1,600 people are in attendance, according to the show's organizers. While that's an impressive number, Health 2.0 co-founders Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya announced that they were now tracking more than 2,100 companies in their Health 2.0 Index -- up from 1,700 companies that Health 2.0 tracked...