April 24, 2014

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Digital Health Accelerators: This Time it’s Different

Posted by: | Posted on: January 23, 2013

Health-related incubators, now typically called accelerators, seem to be popping up on every corner. This is not the first time incubators have focused on health care. In the wake of…


FCC to Provide $400m to Fund Telemedicine

Posted by: | Posted on: January 9, 2013

The FCC is providing $400 million to health care providers for telemedicine networks which link large medical centers to rural clinics. The program, dubbed the Healthcare Connect Fund, will begin…


VCs Invest $213m in mHealth During Q3: YTD Total Hits $707m

Posted by: | Posted on: November 6, 2012

In the third quarter of 2012, mHealth companies received $213.3 million in venture capital bringing the year to date total investment in the sector to $707 million according to data…


Rock Health’s Fourth Class Starts with Support from Kleiner and Kaiser

Posted by: | Posted on: October 29, 2012

Rock Health, a major seed accelerator for health startups, added the significant Silicon Valley venture firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a partner at the end of the Summer.…


Medstartr Starts Crowdfunding Platform for HC

Posted by: | Posted on: July 10, 2012

Medstartr is providing an alternative crowdfunding site for health, fitness, and medical projects that are rejected by Kickstartr. Kickstartr’s guidelines don’t allow medical-related projects (as well as several other business…


mHealth companies garner $493 million through June 2012

Posted by: | Posted on: July 5, 2012

Mobile health companies received $493.6 million in venture capital funding during the first half of 2012 according to data collected by Mobile Health Market News. Nearly half of the investment…


“Intelligent Medicine” Platform Developer Raises $17.5m for Commercialization

Posted by: | Posted on: June 29, 2012

Proteus Biomedical has netted $17.5 that it will put towards the commercialization of its “intelligent medicine” platform. The product, dubbed Raisin includes a ingestible biomedical sensor, a wearable peel-and-stick patch…