November 5, 2019
Scanwell Health, maker of a smartphone-based platform for home urinary tract infection screening, has raised $3.5 million in seed funding. Founders Fund, Mayfield, DCM, Version One, Y Combinator and Liquid 2 Ventures all participated in the round.
The startup paired this announcement with the reveal of a new partnership with telehealth service Lemonaid Health that will bring its UTI platform to...
February 5, 2019
This morning Healthy.io, maker of a take home urine analysis test kit, announced a new $18 million Series B funding round. The funding round was led by Aleph, with participation from Samsung Next and private investors.
What they do
The Tel Aviv, Israel-based company’s signature product is Dip.io, a home-based urinalysis kit that turns a smartphone into a clinical-grade diagnostic device. The kit...
October 8, 2018
Mira, the women’s health startup that launched last month at TechCrunch disrupt and won a recent startup competition at Health 2.0, has moved fast.
The three-year old company has 36 employees, a device nearly on the market, and FDA and CE Mark clearances. And almost unheard of for a tech startup, it does its own manufacturing.
“We built 11,000 square feet of manufacturing facility ourselves,...
September 18, 2018
Silicon Valley home diagnostics company Scanadu, best known for its Indiegogo smash hit and Tricorder X-Prize competitor the Scanadu Scout, is coming back into the spotlight after a few years, now with a new name: inui Health. The company announced today that it has received FDA clearance for its smartphone-enabled home urine testing platform that can conduct five common tests, with more to come...
July 25, 2018
Correction: Thanks to an eagle-eyed reader, this story has been updated to remove the claim that Dip.io is the first FDA-cleared smartphone urine test. We've reached out to Healthy.io for comment on this development and we'll update when we hear more.
Update 4/16/19: This story has been updated with additional clarity from Healthy.io about the difference between this clearance and previous...