May 13, 2015
Warsaw, Poland-based DocPlanner, which offers a service that helps consumers find and book appointments with providers, has raised $10 million in a round led by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and angel investor Lukasz Gadowski.
Other investors participating in the round include newcomer OLX Founder Fabrice Grinda as well as existing investors Point Nine Capital, Piton ...
June 30, 2014
Paris-based KelDoc, an doctor appointment booking app, raised $1.4 million (1 million euros) from existing investor Alven Capital and other angel investors, according to a report from TechCrunch. This brings the company's total funding to about $2 million.
Keldoc plans to use these funds to expand across major cities in Europe. Currently, the service is only offered in France.
With KelDoc's app,...
June 25, 2014
Doctor appointment booking platform ZocDoc is working on raising an additional $152 million, which market research firm VC Experts valued at $1.6 billion, according to a report from Fortune. ZocDoc has raised at least $95 million to date.
Former ZocDoc investors include DST Global and Goldman Sachs. Fortune reported that DST Global may also be contributing to this larger round.
June 5, 2014
Appointment booking platform ZocDoc launched a premium service that employers can offer their employees, called ZocDoc for Business. This is ZocDoc's first offering targeted at employers.
ZocDoc's existing service, which is available on iOS and Android devices, is targeted at consumers. The app asks for a user's zip code and insurance provider and then lists doctors and their availability. Users...
March 6, 2014
Web and mobile-based appointment booking service ZocDoc has announced plans to make its service available in all 48 contiguous states by the end of 2014. ZocDoc's free-to-patients service helps people find a provider or specialist in the first place, but it also helps them discreetly and efficiently make future appointments while avoiding the "Tetris game" of trying to coordinate their schedule...
February 27, 2014
Vitals, a website for reviewing and finding doctors, has partnered with DocASAP, maker of an online appointment scheduling platform for patients. Vitals will include DocASAP's appointment booking feature on its profiles of physicians who are DocASAP users.
This is Vitals' fourth deal with an appointment booking company. The first was a partnership with EMR maker drchrono. In 2011, Vitals' parent...
December 7, 2013
This week, MobiHealthNews wrote about Misfit Shine raising funds, FDA clearance for Sense4Baby and eMotion ECG, and some changes to Medicare and Medicaid telemedicine coverage. But some other big names have been writing about digital and mobile health this week too, whether its weighing in on big stories like 23andMe's face-off with the FDA or exploring how doctors are using apps as clinical...
September 24, 2013
San Francisco-based Practice Fusion, maker of a free, web-based EHR, has raised $70 million in a round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). OrbiMed Advisors, Deerfield Management Company, and Industry Ventures also contributed to the round, as did previous investors Artis Ventures, Morgenthaler Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Glynn Capital Management, Band of Angels Acorn Fund, H...
November 28, 2012
Behavior monitoring and analytics startup Ginger.io has raised $6.5 million dollars in its first round of funding, led by increasingly frequent digital health investor Khosla Ventures. Existing investors from the company's $1.7 million seed round in October 2011, True Ventures and Romulus Capital, also contributed.
Ginger.io, which absorbed mobile health startup Pipette earlier this year, offers...
November 13, 2012
It's purely speculative, but a survey of entrepreneurs working in digital health suggests that Practice Fusion, Castlight Health and ZocDoc could be the next companies in the sector to go public.
Venture capital firm InterWest Partners queried more than 100 entrepreneurs about the future of digital health and found that 26 percent of them thought Practice Fusion, the current darling of the small-...