Oak HC/FT

By Laura Lovett 04:03 pm September 16, 2019
This morning Firefly Health, a Boston-based health navigation and concierge platform, announced a $10.2 million Series A funding round led by F-Prime Capital and Oak HC/FT.   This news coincides with a slew of board seat announcements, most notable of which is Jonathan Bush, cofounder and former CEO of athenahealth, who will be joining the team as executive chairman.  “I have spent my entire...
By Dave Muoio 03:25 pm June 17, 2019
Quartet Health, a startup focused on behavioral health and primary care, has brought in another $60 million in funding, bringing its total raise to $153 million. The Series D round was headlined by Centene Corporation, with support from returning backers F-Prime Capital Partners, GV, Oak HC/FT and Polaris Partners. WHAT THEY DO Quartet’s integrated platform links providers, payers and services...

(Left to Right) CVS Chief Digital Officer Firdaus Bhathena, Google Cloud Head of Product for Health & Life Sciences Dr. Joseph Corkery, Iora Health Chief Growth Officer Sonia Millsom, and Oak HC/FT Partner Nancy Brown chat onstage at a recent event in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jonah Comstock)

By Laura Lovett 12:45 pm June 7, 2019
When it comes to healthcare, Google is no longer just a tool for searching symptoms at 1 a.m. The tech giant is quickly making its mark in the health industry, from fitness apps to EHR patents, and all eyes are on how the company could be a disruptive force. So far the tech giant has already seen some challenges and successes. While Google has made headlines in health news within the last few...
By Jonah Comstock 02:45 pm September 20, 2018
San Francisco-based Ooda Health, a new startup focused on decreasing waste and inefficiency in the area of healthcare administration, has raised $40.5 million in a Series A round that’s notable in a couple of ways: for one, the company’s veteran founders, including Castlight Health founder Dr. Giovanni Colella, chose to work exclusively with VCs with at least one woman partner. For another, the...
By Laura Lovett 10:25 am September 7, 2018
On-demand behavioral health platform Ginger.io has named Russell Glass as its next CEO. Before taking the job at Ginger.io, Glass was the CEO of a B2B marketing company called Bizo. Glass’ start date is set for Sept. 10.  “As I evaluated my next venture, I wanted to create a positive impact on people’s lives,” Glass said in a statement. “Ginger.io is a perfect fit — a phenomenal team of people...
By Laura Lovett 02:54 pm July 30, 2018
Monday morning Olive, a healthcare software company that employs artificial intelligence to automate provider workflows, announced that it closed a $32.8 million Series D financing round led by Oak HC/FT and Ascension Ventures.  “Hospital operations have grown unsustainably complex as providers must adopt new technologies, workflows, and regulations with increasing frequency in order to provide...
By Jonah Comstock 01:46 pm October 25, 2016
Nashville, Tennessee-based Axial Healthcare, which makes a suite of products for the chronic pain care space including a patient-facing app, has raised $16.5 million in new funding. Oak HC/FT led the round, and existing investors .406 Ventures, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, and Sandbox Advantage Fund also participated. “We are excited to welcome Oak HC/FT into the axial family and look...