August 20, 2020
Historically, the majority of all venture capitalists have been white and male. Even today, according to the latest Rock Health report, only 12.6% of partners at digital health venture funds are women, and only 14% of digital health startup deals were closed by women in 2019.
Maria Velissaris, managing partner of Steel Sky Ventures, is an investor looking to help change this paradigm. She got a...
December 10, 2019
Israeli MedTech venture capital fund Peregrine Ventures has just closed its fourth fund, Peregrine 4, raising $115m.
Peregrine 4 will continue to invest in early stage and late stage rounds of medical technology startups.
Its partners include some of the leading institutional and private equity investors from Israel, the US, Europe and Australia.
WHAT THEY DO
Peregrine Ventures has been at the...
May 9, 2019
Health tech startup Closed Loop Medicine has raised £2.1m in a pre-Series A funding round from Longwall Venture Partners, IQ Capital and Martlet, it was announced this morning.
The Cambridge startup, which describes itself as a "new breed of therapeutics company", says its approach is based on using data and insights about how patients are responding to treatments to tailor drug and non-drug...
April 15, 2019
London and Berlin-based startup Medbelle has raised €6m in Series A funding to speed up development of its “end-to-end” patient care platform. The round was led by signals Venture Capital, with participation from Talis Capital, Mutschler Ventures, IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft and Cavalry Ventures, according to a statement.
Medbelle describes its offering as a “three-layered ‘digital hospital...
October 7, 2016
For the third quarter of 2016, MobiHealthNews tracked just shy of $600 million in deals. While a few large deals anchored the quarter, the majority of the 45 we tracked this quarter were small; only seven were more than $20 million, most were $10 million or less. For this analysis, we’ve omitted investments in joint ventures like Verily and Sanofi’s OnDuo as well as grant funding. Read on for the...
July 27, 2011
Azumio, the startup formed by Bojan Bernard Bostjancic and Peter Kuhar, who developed the popular Instant Heart Rate app, has raised $2.5 million in venture funding from Founders Fund, Accel Partners and Felecis Ventures. The startup plans to expand its product line, which stands at three apps: Stress Check, Stress Doctor and Instant Heart Rate.
Instant Heart Rate uses the smartphone's camera to...
July 12, 2011
NovaSom, an Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) management company, announced recently that it has closed $35 million in equity financing. The investment was led by Safeguard Scientifics, as well as previous investors including TPG Biotechnology II Fund and Quaker BioVentures.
In a press release, the company stated their intent to use the funding for growth, expansion in payer and provider markets, and...
June 27, 2011
Digital Assent announced a $7.5 million second round of funding for their tablet-based, patient check-in service. Sanan Private Equity, the BIP Opportunities Fund and Buckhead Investment Partners (BIP) led the round. Return backers include Imlay Investments and BLH Venture Partners, which led the first round of funding for the company earlier this year. According to SEC documents, the company...
June 2, 2010
Excel Venture Management and angel investors have provided $2.3 million in seed funding for San Francisco-based Snaptic, maker of the 3Banana note-taking app for Android and iPhone smartphones. What attracted the investors to Snaptic? According to a report in Venture Wire, the app's ability to help users record and keep information on their fitness, diet and health was the reason, Snaptic's CEO...