May 8, 2020
Digital research platform Owkin scored $25 million in funding yesterday. The round was led by Bpifrance Large Venture with participation from Cathay Innovation and MACSF.
The platform aims to connect doctors, researchers, scientists and other stakeholders. It uses artificial intelligence to help create data sets and distribute the information to the stakeholders. Its main product, Owkin Studio,...
September 13, 2018
This morning Wellth, maker of a mobile platform designed to improve treatment adherence through behavioral economics, announced that it scored $5.1 million in seed funding. The round was led by Boehringer Ingelheim’s Venture Fund and NFP’s Venture Fund, with participation from Leonard Schaeffer, CD-Venture, the Partnership Fund for New York City, and Yabeo.
“We are looking forward to working...
January 23, 2018
Mount Sinai Health System is trying a new way to get high-risk patients to take their medications: financial incentives. Supported by a grant from Health 2.0 and the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the New York health system has enrolled 12 patients in a pilot with startup Wellth.
“What I’m so impressed with is a lot of companies go out and say ‘We want to make this and this is...
November 27, 2017
International accelerator program Startupbootcamp has announced 13 companies that will comprise the 2018 class of its sole US-based program, Digital Health Miami. The cohort includes patient management platforms, cognitive function monitors, and adherence improvement offerings, among others.
The accelerator participants were selected from a pool of 300 applicants, with the final selection made...
October 24, 2017
Brooklyn-based Wellth, makers of a mobile platform designed to improve treatment adherence through behavioral economics, will be launching a National Institutes of Health-backed study on hypertension. Using their app, the company will investigate how best to incentivize hypertension patients take their medication and engage in healthier behaviors.
“Nonadherence is multifactorial — there’s a lot...
May 25, 2016
Wellth, a Brooklyn-based digital health company focused on improving patient adherence by paying people to make healthier choices, has raised $2 million. AXA Strategic Ventures (ASV), the venture arm of the multinational insurance firm AXA, led the round. B-Fore Capital, I2BF Venture Capital, Beta Bridge Ventures and AltaIR Capital also contributed.
“We are seeing a lot of interest for our...
September 10, 2015
The New York Digital Health Accelerator has announced the next six startups that will participate in its accelerator program, which is run by the State of New York, nonprofit New York e-Health Collaborative (NYeC), and the Partnership Fund for New York City.
The program runs for four months and during that time, startups receive mentorship, attend workshops, and receive about $100,000 in capital...
July 30, 2015
Digital health accelerator Healthbox has added ten companies to its next accelerator, which will be located in Chicago. This is the fourth program Healthbox has run in Chicago and its 14th programs overall.
Healthbox partnered with insurance company Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) and Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare to launch the class. Since launching the accelerator in 2012, Healthbox has...