January 11, 2021
Record levels of capital were allocated and deployed to support innovative companies in the healthcare industry in 2020, according to a report by Silicon Valley Bank (SVB).
The Healthcare Investments and Exits Annual Report provides an overview of trends and data covering venture fundraising and deal flow in the life sciences sector globally.
It found that investment in Europe sky-rocketed in...
December 3, 2020
German digital therapeutic startup, Perfood, has received €5 million in a Series A funding round to launch its first prescription therapeutic sinCephalea for the treatment of migraines and to prepare for the expansion of the technology into other countries.
This includes the conduction of clinical studies to advance its digital therapeutics products.
Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund led the...
October 5, 2020
Founded in 2015, Malaysia-based corporate healthcare benefits and wellness management platform HealthMetrics last week announced it has raised a total of $5 million (approximately RM 20 million) as part of its Series A funding. The round was led by ACA Investments, an investment firm from Japan and headquartered in Singapore.
With this new injection of funds, HealthMetrics will be expanding its...
September 3, 2020
UK-based data capture software company, uMotif, has raised £5 million in a Series A investment round led by existing investor AlbionVC.
The funding will accelerate uMotif’s growth and enable further development of its patient-centric and decentralised approach to clinical studies and enable expansion into new study types and more high-demand territories.
WHY IT MATTERS
Life sciences companies...
July 30, 2020
Siilo, the secure collaboration app for healthcare workers, has announced a raise of €9.5 milliion in Series A funding.
European digital health VC Heal Capital is at the forefront of the investment, backed by Germany’s private health insurers. Also participating in the round are Philips Health Technology Venture Fund and current investor EQT Ventures.
WHAT IT DOES
Founded in 2016 by former...
July 16, 2020
Turkish-German mental health app Meditopia has today announced a Series A investment of $15 million.
The round was co-led by European venture capital firm Creandum, an early backer of Spotify, iZettle, and Klarna, alongside Highland Europe, the European growth investor behind matchesfashion.com, Zwift and Wolt.
Carl Fritjofsson of Creandum and Fergal Mullen of Highland Europe will join...