Series A

Funding, Egypt Ventures, Nawah Scientific, Alexandria Fund

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By  Rachel McArthur 06:18 am January 8, 2021
Nawah Scientific begins 2021 with $1 million (€0.82M) in additional funds. The Cairo-based health tech startup has secured a second pre-series A fundraise comprising both equity and debt, it announced in a press statement late on 7 Jan. Funded primarily by Egypt Ventures, the round also saw contributions from the Alexandria Fund, Cairo Angels, Alex Angels, undisclosed angels from Hult...
Sidekick, digital therapeutics

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By  Tammy Lovell 02:23 am October 28, 2020
Sidekick Health has completed a $20 million (£15.3m) oversubscribed Series A financing round led by Wellington Partners and Asabys Partners, through its fund SAHII, with participation by existing investors Novator and Frumtak Ventures. The Nordic firm’s fundraising efforts were supported by the EIT Digital Accelerator, a European digital innovation initiative which supports startup and scale-up...

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By  Tammy Lovell 09:53 am May 21, 2020
Oxford University spin-out Navenio has announced £9m in Series A funding for its efficiency-boosting location technology. The funding round was led by QBN Capital and includes G.K. Goh, Hostplus, Big Pi Ventures, Oxford Investment Consultants, as well as existing investors like Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), IP Group plc and the University of Oxford. WHAT THEY DO Navenio provides...

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By  Rachel McArthur 02:08 pm May 7, 2020
The Nigerian startup offers a comprehensive suite of technology solutions, including electronic medical records and telemedicine, as well as administration and financial management. Helium Health, a leading healthcare technology provider in West Africa, has just secured $10 million in investment from a Series A funding round, co-led by the UAE’s Global Ventures. The investment round was also co-...

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By  Sophie Porter 01:51 am April 8, 2020
Mindler, Sweden’s largest digital mental health platform, recently succeeded in raising €8 million in Series A funding. The company, which noted a steep increase in demand for psychological services since the COVID-19 outbreak, has secured backing from Ventech and Schibsted Growth to aid in their European expansion. WHAT THEY DO The startup, founded in 2018, aims to make psychological help...

Above photo: Dr. Min-Han Tan, founder and CEO of Lucence. Credit: Lucence

By  Dean Koh 02:14 am November 20, 2019
Singapore-headquartered genomic medicine startup Lucence announced it has raised $20 million in Series A funding. The round was led by IHH Healthcare, one of the world’s largest integrated private healthcare groups, with 80 hospitals in 10 countries worldwide. Other participants include SGInnovate, existing investors Heliconia Capital, a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, Lim Kaling and Koh Boon...

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By  Dean Koh 04:11 am July 10, 2019
Founded in 2011, primary healthcare aggregator HealthAssure recently announced a $2.5M Series A round led by Blume Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund. The company will use the funds to augment its healthtech platform, create sharper products that serve various primary care needs of the Indian market more effectively including hospital outpatient care (OPD) insurance products, build...