August 7, 2019
Yesterday dieting app Zero announced that it has scored $2.8 million in new seed funding. This latest cash raise was led by True Ventures and Trinity Ventures. The money is an add-on to the company’s prior seed funding, bringing its grand total to $4 million this round.
Coinciding with this funding news is the announcement that Dr. Peter Attia will be named cofounder and chief medical officer....
August 23, 2017
Lumity, a San Mateo-based employee benefits software company, has raised $19 million in a new round led by DFJ. Social+Capital Partnership and True Ventures, both previous investors, also contributed to the round, which brings Lumity’s total funding to $33 million. (The company raised $14 million in 2015).
“Set against the backdrop of rising healthcare costs, an opaque healthcare system,...
April 18, 2017
Santa Cruz, California-based Murj, developer of a digital data collection platform for implantable cardiac devices, has officially emerged from stealth mode. Backed by $4.5 million in venture funding, the company wants to streamline workflow for clinicians grappling with increasingly more data from heart-monitoring devices, both remotely and in the office.
Murj’s SaaS platform aims to replace...
November 18, 2015
Redwood, California-based wearable technology maker Athos has raised $35.5 million in a round led by Social Capital with participation from MAS Holdings, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Felix Capital, as well as existing investors DMC, True Ventures, and Joe Lacob, who is managing partner and chairman of the basketball team Golden State Warriors.
This brings the company's total funding to at...
June 22, 2015
Ashwin Pushpala, Founder, Sano Intelligence
San Francisco-based Sano Intelligence, which is quietly developing a health-sensing wearable, has raised $10.25 million in funding from True Ventures and Intel Capital with participation from First Round, Felicis Ventures, Elevation Capital, Floodgate, and Rock Health, according to TechCrunch.
Sano took part in an early Rock Health accelerator...
January 5, 2015
San Francisco-based health behavior monitoring and analytics startup Ginger.io raised $20 million, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to at least $28.2 million.
It's likely that Kaiser Permanente Ventures invested in the round because Ginger.io added Kaiser Permanente Ventures partner Dave Schulte to its board in the filing, as pointed out in a report over at ...
December 18, 2014
First Opinion, a San Francisco-based telemedicine app maker, has raised $6 million from Polaris Ventures. Existing investors also contributed, including True Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Scrum Ventures and Monashees Capital.
This brings the company's total funding to $8.6 million, including a $1.2 million seed round in January and another $1.4 million round in May.
First Opinion offers consumers...
August 12, 2014
Redwood, California-based wearable technology maker Athos raised $12.2 million in a round led by DCM, with additional funding from True Ventures, NBA team Golden State Warriors Managing Partner Joe Lacob, Golden State Warriors player Jermaine O’Neal, and existing investor The Social+Capital Partnership.
The company will use the funds to commercialize its fitness apparel line that Athos aims to...
June 18, 2014
LG's heart rate sensing earphones use technology licensed from Valencell.
Valencell, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based company that powers health and medical sensors in some wearable devices, most notably in sensor-equipped headphones, has raised $7 million in its third round of funding. The new round brings the company's total funding to $13 million, excluding an additional $3 million in grants...
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...