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...
November 21, 2019
Tampere, Finland-based startup Combinostics, maker of data-driven clinical assessment software, has secured €3.9m in a Series A funding round led by Industrifonden and NordicNinja VC, it was announced at Slush, a startup event taking place in Helsinki, this morning.
WHAT THEY DO
Founded in 2014, Combinostics aims to support healthcare professionals in the diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases,...
Credit: Sheba Medical Center
September 2, 2019
Israel’s Sheba Medical Center and Telesofia Medical, provider of personalised videos that aim to improve patient engagement, are introducing a telemedicine programme to help cancer patients talk to their doctors straight from their homes, enabling oncologists to better monitor their condition and offer support.
The initiative is starting as a pilot in the oncology department at the hospital,...
January 18, 2019
While the HIMSS Global Conference is often thought of as a health IT conference for physicians and CIOs, the annual event actually caters to a wide variety of stakeholders in healthcare including entrepreneurs, investors, informaticists, and a wide variety of clinicians and executives.
In order to highlight that diversity of attendees and offerings, this year HIMSS is organizing HIMSS Circles, an...
December 17, 2018
According to IDC, 20 percent of healthcare organizations will be using blockchain by 2020. So should startups in the healthcare space be using it now? Well, not necessarily. While many digital health startups are putting blockchain to good use, for others it might be premature, or even extraneous.
“I think companies over the last couple years have been asking the question ‘I want to use...
June 14, 2017
In many ways, the Pulse@MassChallenge startup incubator operates like any other startup accelerator. But the differences are key -- the program, part of a public-private partnership with the Commonweatlh of Massachusetts, takes no equity in the startups and doesn't accept startups unless a major healthcare stakeholder wants to work with them as a "champion" in a relationship that's half...
December 9, 2013
DreamIt Health's Elliot Menschik
It's not uncommon for startups to fail, but DreamIt Health's Managing Director Elliot Menschik and Psilos Group cofounder Lisa Suennen have noticed that some failures are more common than others. Specifically, the two investors said a poorly set up team or a startup that isn't willing to change with technology leads to problems later on.
While Menschik focuses...