Welltok

By Jonah Comstock 04:46 pm October 13, 2016
Highmark, which is the fourth largest Blue Cross Blue Shield insurer in the US and covers patients in Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia, has tapped Denver-based Welltok to offer a rewards program to members in its Medicare Advantage Passport program.  Up until now, the Passport program has provider Highmark Medicare Advantage members with benefit information, savings opportunities and a...
By Heather Mack 08:23 pm October 5, 2016
Denver-based Welltok, the health management company that makes the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform, has raised $33.7 million in Series E funding. Additionally, the company secured a new debt facility that equips Welltok with $13 million of expanded borrowing capacity. The combined financing will be used for continued development of CafeWell, other complementary digital healthcare service...
By Jonah Comstock 02:56 pm August 23, 2016
Every year, Inc. Magazine talks thousands of private companies into divulging their otherwise closely held financial data to the publication in exchange for a chance at placing on the annual Inc 5,000 and Inc 500 fastest growing private companies in America lists. While MobiHealthNews doesn’t generally report on awards, we started covering Inc's last year because it’s based on hard data, albeit...
By Heather Mack 08:17 pm August 9, 2016
Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center is now partnering with the Nestle Institute of Health Sciences. By combining Nestle’s nutrition and biomedical science expertise with Samsung ARTIK IoT platform vision and deep semiconductor expertise, the collaboration aims to better understand the “voice” of the body, according to a statement from Samsung. Additionally, the collaboration aims to provide...
By Aditi Pai 02:50 pm February 9, 2016
It’s been almost a year since IBM launched its newest health-focused business unit, called Watson Health and a new cloud offering called the Watson Health Cloud.  Before IBM formalized Watson Health, the company's well-known super computer brand had already been involved in healthcare for some time, partnering with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and Welltok. And at the...
By Aditi Pai 04:00 am December 3, 2015
Denver, Colorado-based health management company Welltok has acquired Burlington, Massachusetts-based Silverlink, which offers a tool that healthcare organizations can use to create messaging campaigns for consumers. Welltok also raised $45 million to support part of the acquisition from Georgian Partners, EDBI, and Flare Capital. This brings Welltok's total funding to at least $139 million....
By Jonah Comstock 04:30 am October 20, 2015
Denver, Colorado-based health management company Welltok, which makes the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform, has acquired kids' activity tracking platform Zamzee, which formerly spun out of Redwood City, California-based nonprofit HopeLab. The terms of the sale were undisclosed. The Zamzee platform, which combines colorful clip-on activity trackers with a gamified, anonymous social network to...
By Brian Dolan 09:56 am August 19, 2015
Entrada's mobile app Every year Inc. Magazine manages to convince thousands of private companies to divulge their otherwise closely held financial data to the publication in exchange for a chance at placing on the annual Inc 5,000 and Inc 500 fastest growing private companies in America lists. While we're not in the habit of reporting on awards, Inc's is based on hard data, albeit self-...
By Jonah Comstock 12:07 pm August 4, 2015
Brian Garcia, Welltok's new chief technology and product officer. Welltok, developer of the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform, brought on Brian Garcia as chief technology and product officer. Garcia comes to Welltok after 15 years at Aetna, where he served as chief technology officer for their Healthagen business unit. His focus at Welltok will be on product and technology strategy, ...
By Aditi Pai 10:44 am May 27, 2015
Denver, Colorado-based Welltok, the health management company that makes the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform, has raised $21.3 million in a mix of equity and security, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to at least $94 million to date. Existing investors include Bessemer Venture Partners, Emergence Capital Partners, InterWest Partners, New Enterprise...