Startup Creasphere, the Munich-based digital healthcare platform of Plug and Play, has announced its new partnership with Daiichi Sankyo.
S2G Ventures, Food Systems for the Future and other partners launched the Food, Nutrition and Health Investor Coalition (FNHIC), a call to action to drive $2.5 billion in private investment.
London-based Pheon Therapeutics launches with $68m financing to advance novel ADC for treatment of solid tumors
Pheon Therapeutics (Pheon), an ADC specialist developing next generation ADCs for a wide range of hard-to-treat cancers has launched, following the closing of a $68 million Series A financing.
Healthtech startup Remedial Health secures $4.4m to provide access to credit for pharmacies in Nigeria
Remedial Health, a healthtech startup that develops solutions to make Africa’s pharmaceutical value chain more efficient, has raised $4.4 million in seed funding to accelerate its expansion across Nigeria.
Swiss biotech startup Hedera Dx raises €14m seed funding to accelerate global adoption of liquid biopsies
Hedera Dx, a Swiss biotech startup, has raised €14 million in funding to launch a blood-based testing solution to profile cancer DNA circulating in the blood, helping patients access better treatments.
Google-backed startup, Massage Robotics announced the launch of equity crowdfunding via StartEngine, to show how robots can help people heal with free massage therapy.
Ghanaian health tech startup mPharma has acquired a majority stake in HealthPlus, a pioneer pharmacy chain in Nigeria.
Tridek-One, a Paris-based biotech startup specialized in the research and development of CD31 agonists to restore the immune balance, announced it has closed a €16 million financing round led by the Swiss VC Pureos Bioventures.
Chinese biotech startup CellOrigin partners with Qilu Pharmaceutical to develop "off-the-shelf" CAR-iMAC cell therapy
CellOrigin Biotech has made an agreement with Qilu Pharmaceutical on strategic global collaborations to develop, manufacture and commercialize a proprietary "off-the-shelf" CAR-iMAC cell therapy.
London-based mental health startup Thalamos announced it has raised €1 million seed round to digitise the Mental Health Act.
Prolocor, a healthcare startup developing an innovative precision diagnostic test with the potential to predict the risk of thrombosis by quantifying FcγRIIa on the surface of platelets, announced the closing of an oversubscribed $3.2 million seed round.
SheMatters raises $1.5m seed funding to address medical neglect and Black maternal morbidity in the U.S.
SheMatters, an online platform and mobile app designed to support Black women/WOC who experience postpartum comorbidities, announced the close of over $1.5 million in seed funding.
Paris, France-based Eurobio Scientific (Eurobio) has reached agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Dutch-based transplant diagnostics startup GenDx for an amount of €135 million (net of adjusted cash) to be paid in cash at closing to its current shareholders.
Japanese healthtech startup Ubie raises $26.2m Series C funding to fuel business growth in Japan and the U.S.
Ubie, a Japanese healthcare AI startup with a mission to develop a healthcare guide for everyone, announced it has raised $26.2 million in the 1st round of Series C funding.
UK-based Medi-science International partners with Kenyan healthtech startup Afya Rekod to enhance healthcare delivery
UK-based Medi-science International and Kenyan healthtech startup Afya Rekod have announced a strategic collaboration to transform healthcare delivery through improved access to personal health data.
West Pharmaceutical Services, a global player in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, announced it has made a strategic investment in Latch Medical, a Dublin-based startup leading in next-generation vaccine and biologics delivery technology.
Xeltis, a medtech company developing the most advanced polymer-based restorative cardiovascular devices, announced that a Chinese company, Grand Pharmaceutical Group, has committed to invest €15 million in equity and license fees.
Venture capital firm JVP announced it is expanding its activities in New York. Along with new investments in Fintech, Blockchain, Cyber, Climatech, Foodtech, and Digital Health, the fund has focused on growth.
Idoven, a Madrid-based healthtech startup, specialised in early detection and precision treatment of cardiovascular disease (CVD), raised €18.5 million, to continue developing its artificial intelligence (AI) platform to identify arrhythmias and cardiac anomalies.
Taiwan startup PrecisemAb announces progress towards vision of safest antibody treatment with no side effects
PrecisemAb Biotech, a biotechnology research company based in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, announced it has continued to stay true to its vision of enhancing antibody drugs by reducing side effects.
Novasenta, a biotechnology startup focused on the discovery and validation of novel targets to develop cancer therapies, today announced the completion of $40 million in Series A financing led by UPMC Enterprises.
Olympus announced that the company's venture capital fund, Olympus Innovation Ventures, completed its first investment, participating in the Series A financing of Virgo Surgical Video Solutions (Virgo) of Carlsbad, California.
Mymee, the provider of specialized care and support for people with significant symptoms associated with autoimmune disease and long COVID, has acquired Berlin-based Breakthrough Health, the creator of the #1 mobile app Emilyn for people with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Surgical Intelligence startup Theator extends Series A funding with additional $24m for a total of $39.5m
Theator, the creator of Surgical Intelligence, announced it has raised $24 million in an extension of its Series A funding round.
Canvas Medical achieves ONC certification, raises $24m to power clinicians and developers scaling digital health companies
Canvas Medical, the EMR that enables clinicians and developers to power the future of care delivery, raised $24 million in Series B funding led by M13 with participation from Haystack.
Healthtech startup Arise raises over $4m to build inclusive eating disorder treatment and mental health support
Arise, the digital healthcare company enabling comprehensive care for eating disorders, mental health, and long-term healing, has launched after raising over $4 million in a seed funding round.
Canadian biotech startup Spiderwort secures $13.2m financing to accelerate clinical trials of biomaterials
Spiderwort, the biotech company innovating in cellulose-based tissue scaffolding to treat acute spinal cord injuries, announced the successful completion of its $13.2 million Series A financing.
Kenyan healthtech startup AfyaRekod launches Universal Patient Portal for worldwide health data mobility management
Kenyan-based AfyaRekod launched the fully automated Universal Patient Portal – a block-chain driven technology that will transform the face of patient care across Africa and the World.
Matchwell, the healthcare staffing solution built for today's flexible workforce, announced it has been acquired by Medical Solutions, one of the nation's largest providers of total workforce solutions serving the healthcare industry.
Ria Health, a telehealth provider specializing in alcohol use disorder (AUD) treatment, announced the closing of $18 million in Series A funding
London-based healthtech startup Wondr Medical raises £12m seed round to accelerate global collaboration across the medical community
Digital health startup Wondr Medical, announced it has raised £12 million seed round to accelerate global collaboration across the medical community.
Cordio Medical, a medical speech processing platform, announced its latest successful strategic investment round of $18 million from Ceros Financial Services and Peregrine Ventures.
Rocket VR Health was accepted into Newchip's renowned global accelerator program designed to provide all the skills and tools seed-stage founders need to rapidly fund, build and scale their companies.
Nigerian at-home lab testing startup HealthTracka has raised $1.5 million in funding to expand its operations into Kenya and Ghana. The pre-seed funding which was led by Ingressive Capital.
Nibble Health, a B2B healthcare payments company, announced a $8.5 million seed round co-led by Wing Venture Capital and Tiger Global Management, with participation from A* Capital and Expa.
Spry, an end-to-end patient and practice management SaaS platform for physical therapists, announced it has successfully completed a new round of funding to accelerate its mission to build the future of practice management for physical rehabilitation.
Healthtech startup Idoven raises $19.8m funding to redefine detection and precision medicine of cardiovascular diseases
Idoven, a pioneering health tech company advancing early detection and precision medicine of cardiovascular disease, announced it has raised $19.8 million in funding.
London-based AI startup Peptone closes $40m Series A funding to build a state-of-the-art research facility in Bellinzona
Peptone, the molecular computational physics company focused on protein drug discovery, announced the successful completion of a $40 million Series A financing round.
CimCure, a biotech spin-off of Amsterdam UMC, focusing on the development of a novel vaccine-based cancer immunotherapy through its Immune-Boost (iBoost) technology, announced it has raised little over € 5 million in a financing Seed Round.
META Pharmaceuticals, China's first immunometabolism-based small-molecule drug discovery company, announced two consecutive Seed and Pre-A funding rounds totaling $15 million.
Kairos Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm investing in physical and life sciences, announced the close of its third fund (Fund III), with capital commitments of $58 million.
Kenyan fintech startup Power Financial Wellness partners with Penda Health to extend healthcare services to users
Kenyan fintech Power Financial Wellness has signed a partnership agreement with private healthcare solutions provider, Penda Health, to see both companies mutually benefit from their tech services.
Seae Ventures launches $107m Fund to invest in solutions addressing equity gaps in healthtech and fintech
Seae Ventures, a Boston-based venture capital firm dedicated to advancing equity by investing in women and Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) entrepreneurs, has launched its inaugural fund of $107m.
Constant Ventures, a part of the Constant Group, is raising a $100 million venture capital fund to invest across a range of technology startups with a focus on financial inclusion, education and healthcare.
Kenyan digital pharmacy network Maisha Meds announced it has reached1,000 active facilities, making it one of the largest digital pharmacy networks in sub-Saharan Africa.
Florence, the UK-based tech innovator for social care, announced it has raised $35 million through a Series B funding round. Florence will use the investment for product expansion to support care in the UK.
Culina Health, Co-founded by Registered Dietitian Vanessa Rissetto and Steven Kuyan, announced it has secured $4.75 million in seed funding.
Esaal, an online health and wellness consultation platform for patients in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has wrapped a $1.7 million seed funding round, to scale its expansion across the MENA region.
Maternity health startup Cayaba Care secures $12m Series A funding to expand access and services to underserved populations
Cayaba Care, a maternity health startup, announced the closing of a $12 million Series A round that will work to expand the company's footprint within underserved populations.
Kenyan healthtech startup Zuri Health has raised $1.3 million in funding to expand across Africa. The startup which offers mobile-based healthcare attracted investment from DOB Equity, Launch Africa and Founders Factory Africa.
HealthQuest Capital, a sector specialist capital firm focused on companies optimizing value in healthcare, announced the close of HealthQuest Partners IV, L.P., at its hard cap of $675 million.
Handspring launches with $6.2m seed financing to make mental healthcare accessible to children and families
Handspring announced the closing of its $6.2 million seed round to further its mission of making quality mental healthcare accessible to all families.
Kruze Consulting, a CPA and finance consulting company for VC-backed startups, released new data on the average salary for startup CEOs.
CE-Creates, the business incubation platform of Crescent Enterprises, has completed the merger of its portfolio of startups with hatch & boost, an Abu Dhabi-based venture-builder dedicated to ‘hatching’ startup ideas.
AskGene, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on discovery and development of innovative biological drugs, announced the completion of $20 million in Series A financing.
Xerys injects additional $25m capital in French healthtech startup Biolog-id to boost global expansion
Xerys Invest, a private equity firm focused on health, life sciences, renewable energy and greentech, announces an additional investment of $25 million in Biolog-id, a provider of digital health solutions focused on the optimization of the value chain.
Healthtech startup HealthBeats raises $3m seed funding to expand remote vitals monitoring in Australia and Singapore
HealthBeats, a Singapore-based healthtech startup with end-to-end remote vitals monitoring solution, announced the closing of $3 million Seed round led by healthcare investor Heritas Capital.
Kenyan healthtech startup Zuri Health has launched a WhatsApp chatbot for its users across the country.
Viva Technology, IFC announce 45 emerging African startups to compete for the 2022 AfricaTech Awards
Viva Technology and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), announced the top 45 startups that have been long-listed for the first edition of the AfricaTech Awards.
Healthcare infrastructure company Capable Health announced it has raised $6 million in seed funding led by M13, with participation from AlleyCorp and Able Partners.
Ubie, Inc., a healthcare AI startup with the mission to develop a healthcare guide for everyone, has launched in the United States an AI-powered symptom checker that allows users to enter symptoms and discover related diseases.
STENTiT, a medical device company bringing a novel class of regenerative endovascular implants for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, closed €1.8 million seed investment round.
Briya Emerges from stealth with seed funding to revolutionize healthcare through blockchain powered research
Briya, a disruptive healthcare data exchange network, announced it has completed a $5.5 million seed round led by Amiti Ventures.
Lunit, a medical AI provider, announced a preliminary approval from the Korea Exchange for initial public offering (IPO) on the KOSDAQ market.
Phyto Partners (Phyto), a top venture capital fund, is launching its fourth private equity fund – Phyto IV, LP – focused on businesses operating in and around neurowellness and brain health.
9am.health, a virtual diabetes clinic that delivers personalized, affordable, and compassionate care directly to consumers, announced a $16 million Series A funding round, bringing its total funding to date to nearly $20 million.
Canadian future of medicine startup, DrugBank, announced the securing $9 million in seed funding to solve the challenges associated with the world's exponentially-growing biomedical data.
London's GripAble raises $11m Series A funding to deliver data-driven neuro and musculoskeletal rehab
London-based GripAble announced a $11 million in Series A funding led by IP Group, with equal investment from Parkwalk Advisors, to enable GripAble to expand its industry-leading data platform.
UCSF Rosenman Institute connects startups with health care companies to scale up solutions nationwide
The UCSF Rosenman Institute (Rosenman) announced that four early-stage health care companies have been selected to pilot their technology with leading industry partners through the UCSF Rosenman ADAPT (ADAPT) program.
Warsaw-based holistic mental health & wellbeing platform Mindgram, announced the closing of €7 million seed round and its plan to expand into the European market.
Play-to-earn health startup Health Hero closes oversubscribed seed round to finance game development
Health Hero, the company behind the Web3 play-to-earn health game "Health Hero," closed seed round with backing from prominent venture capitals.
Nivati, a holistic mental health platform for employees, announced an oversubscribed seed round of $4 million led by FireBrand Ventures, with participation from Peak and Access Venture Partners.
Healthtech startup Radish announces $4m seed round to enhance access to convenient and affordable healthcare
Radish Health, a concierge healthcare platform providing convenient and affordable primary care services to municipal governments and midsize businesses, announced $4 million in seed funding.
Plug and Play Japan has selected 25 startups from Japan and overseas for their accelerator program that promotes open innovation in Smart Cities theme. From the Batch 3 program, it will expand and operate at two locations, Tokyo and Osaka.
Danish healthtech startup Qure.ai raises $40m to accelerate market expansion, support product development
Qure.ai (Qure), the healthtech firm using Artificial Intelligence (AI) for medical imaging diagnostics, announced it has secured $40 million in a funding round led by Novo Holdings and HealthQuad.
Middle East’s AI-based digital health platform Altibbi, has raised $44 million in Series B fund funding led by Foundation Holdings, Hikma Ventures and existing investors Global Ventures and DASH Ventures.
Neurotechnology startup Phantom Neuro secures $3.26m seed round to advance machine control technology
Phantom Neuro, a burgeoning neurotechnology startup, announced a $3.26 million funding round from leading international and U.S.-based investors.
Canadian healthtech startup Clinia raises $5m to power personalized pathways into every health journey
Montreal-based startup Clinia, the personalized health navigation platform, announced a $5 million CAD Seed funding round to scale the growth of its health search infrastructure across North America.
Google has announced the 15 African startups that have been selected for its Startups Accelerator Africa Class 7 programme. The startups are developing solutions in areas such as healthcare, education, fleet management, logistics automation and recruiting.
Capricorn Digital Growth Fund closes at €84.5m to back healthtech, business 4.0 startups in Benelux, Europe
Capricorn Digital Growth Fund closes at €84.5 million to back digital health and business 4.0 startups in Benelux
French healthtech startup Synapse Medicine raises $28m to scale its medication reconciliation platform
France-based healthtech startup Synapse Medicine has raised $28 million led by leading European venture firm Korelya Capital, and past investors (XAnge, MACSF, and BNP Paribas Development).
GE Healthcare partners with Kenyan healthtech startup Afya Rekod to simplify access to medical records in Africa
GE Healthcare and Kenya-based startup Afya Rekod have announced a collaboration that seeks to transform care delivery through improved access to personal health data in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa.
Cansativa Group announced it has closed a $15 million Series B investment led by Casa Verde with participation by Argonautic Ventures and Munich-based family office Alluti.
German healthtech startup Climedo raises €5m funding for product development, expansion within Europe
Munich-based healthtech company Climedo, received €5 million in a seed financing round. The lead investor is pan-European VC firm Nauta Capital. Westtech Ventures from Berlin and existing business angels.
London-based male fertility startup ExSeed Health announced the closing of £2.5 million investment round, taking its seed-stage funding to over £5 million.
Remedial Health joins Y Combinator, raises $1m pre-seed funding to digitize Africa's neighbourhood pharmacies
Remedial Health, a healthtech startup that develops solutions to make Africa’s pharmaceutical sector more efficient, has raised $1 million in pre-seed funding to roll out its digital procurement.
OSF HealthCare announced it has chosen High Alpha Innovation, to help rapidly advance ideas from exploration to implementation or commercialization within and outside the health system.
Reliance Health, an emerging markets-focused digital healthcare provider, announced the completion of a $40 million Series B funding round led by General Atlantic, a global growth equity investor, with participation from Partech.
Afya Rekod has seen interest from various health parties in Africa, Europe, Asia and the United States increase significantly since its launch in April 2020.
Rehinged, an AI startup that transforms external market data into actionable intelligence, announced the launch of Carenet AI, its market intelligence platform specifically built for the healthcare industry.
OSF Ventures has launched its third capital investment fund, the largest since it initiated this program in 2016. The $100 million fund will be used to continue a strategy that links investments to key priorities of improved patient care.
Canadian fertility tech startup raises Series A financing round to progress AI-enabled fertility solutions
Future Fertility, a fertility technology company developing AI-enabled and non-invasive fertility solutions to optimize clinical decision making in fertility care and in vitro fertilization (IVF), announced it has successfully raised a Series A financing round.
Rhaeos, Inc., a private, clinical stage medical device company developing a platform wireless and non-invasive wearable sensor initially targeting the neurosurgical suite, announced the closing of its oversubscribed $2.2 million seed financing.
Israeli AI-powered drug discovery startup Protai raises $8m seed round to provide proteomics-based platform
Protai, an AI-powered drug discovery startup announced its emergence from stealth, along with an $8 million seed financing round co-led by Grove Ventures and Pitango HealthTech.
Ghanaian health tech startup mPharma has raised $35 million in a Series D round led by Citigroup Inc.
Little Otter, the first digital mental health company to provide tools and treatment for both children and their families, has announced the close of its $22 million Series A fundraise.
Singapore-based healthtech startup Smarter Health raises $5.5 million SGD to expand to Southeast Asia
Smarter Health has announced that it has secured 5.15 million SGD in Series A funding led by East Ventures. The funds will be used primarily for product development and market expansion in Southeast Asia.
The unprecedented figure represents a 136% increase over last year, which concluded with a full-year total of $10.8 billion raised.
TandemAI has announced it has raised $25 million in Seed and pre-Series A financing to advance its proprietary computational platform and expansion of its wet lab operations.
Los Angeles-based healthtech startup Kiira Health raises $4m to transform healthcare for young women
Kiira Health, a Los Angeles-based healthcare technology company, closed a $4 million seed round led by 500 Global and Forum VC.
Cardiovascular startup Filterlex Medical selected to receive €7 million from the European Innovation Council
The EIC equity investment will be a part of Filterlex's next round of financing. This combined funding will go towards clinical program expansion, regulatory approvals, and commercialization of the CAPTIS® full-body embolic protection system to help transform left-heart procedures.
Medical device startup ViCentra closes €65m Series C funding to expand footprint of insulin pump across Europe
ViCentra, the company behind Kaleido, world's smallest and lightest wearable insulin pump (patch pump), announced the closing of €65 million Series C financing.
Mental healthcare startup UpLift raises $8m funding to integrate psychiatry into its delivery platform
UpLift, the first vertically integrated mental healthcare delivery system, announced its expansion into psychiatry as well as the closing of $8 million in secondary funding.
Kenyan health tech startup Zuri Health has launched its operations in Senegal. The startup has partnered with Expresso Senegal to launch its operations in the country.
The 5 healthcare startups were feted for their completion of the Home Grown Solutions (HGS) Accelerator for Pandemic Resilience.
Vim, a technology company building digital infrastructure for U.S. healthcare, opened a new office in Midtown Manhattan and in Nahalat Yitzhak in Tel Aviv, Israel, to accommodate its rapidly growing workforce.
Kenyan-based Penda Health partners with femtech e-Commerce startup Kasha to ease contraceptive access for consumers
Healthcare solution provider Penda Health announced a partnership with Rwandan femtech e-Commerce startup Kasha, to enable increase access to contraceptive products via the Kasha digital platform.
Danish healthtech startup Dawn Health raises $25m investment to revolutionize digitalization of global life science industry
Dawn Health, a global leader in digital health, received $25 million investment from a consortium of highly experienced investors.
This grant is aimed at increasing access to PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) services through MYDAWA’s award winning e-pharmacy model, supporting the fight against HIV& AIDS in Kenya.
OxiWear announced it successfully closed a pre-seed funding round at $1.25 million, oversubscribed above its goal of $750,000.
Israeli Medical device startup Filterlex closes $6m Series A1 investment to accelerate CAPTIS cardiovascular clinical program
Filterlex Medical, a cardiovascular medical device startup, announced it completed a $6 million series A1 investment round from private healthcare investors.
London-based healthcare startup Gravitiq raises $55m seed round to expand portfolio of e-Commerce healthcare brands
Gravitiq, the doctor-founded and led healthcare brand aggregator, announced the close of its seed funding round, raising a total of $55 million.
Helium Health (Helium), the healthcare technology provider in Africa, announced it has completed the acquisition of Meddy, the GCC-based doctor booking platform, which has operations in Qatar and the U.A.E.
Illumina and Sequoia Capital China, an investment firm, jointly announced the selection of the first two startup companies joining the Sequoia Capital China Intelligent Healthcare Genomics Incubator, Powered by Illumina.
Israeli femtech startup illumigyn partners with Peramare Pharmaceuticals to bring innovative gynecological imaging platform to Nigeria
illumigyn, world's first remote gynecological imaging platform, announced its new distribution agreement with Peramare Pharmaceuticals Nigeria, to deploy 5,000 Gynescopes in Nigeria by 2026.
Finnish heathcare startup Valo Tx raises €11m to advance PeptiCRAd immunotherapy platform into the clinic
Valo Therapeutics Oy (Valo Tx), the developer of novel, adaptable immunotherapy platforms for cancer and infectious diseases, raised €11 million in an oversubscribed Pre-IPO funding round.
South Africa's emergency marketplace startup AURA secures R62m Series A funding for global expansion
AURA, the African-based security and medical response marketplace secured R62 million in a Series A funding round, led by MultiChoice Group (MCG), KLT Holdings and Buffet Investments, positioning AURA favourably for its global expansion plans.
Healthtech startup Sigrid Therapeutics raises $8.4m from US, Irish and Swedish investors for diabetes breakthrough
Swedish healthtech startup Sigrid Therapeutics is set to prevent two of the world's biggest health challenges, type 2 diabetes and obesity with its SiPore15® powder.
Zuhura Innovation Africa, a women-led and youth-focused organization has launched the 3rd edition of the Africa Basque Challenge (ABC) targeting young people from around the world.
Israeli medical device startup Innoventric wins Horizon Europe Grant, secures $14m Series A investment
Israeli medical device startup Innoventric, secured $14 million through its Series A financing, including the prestigious Horizon Europe Grant for the sum of €2.5 million.
Chinese SEI Robotics partners with Silicon Valley's Medtrics to bring telemedicine service to Android TV
SEI Robotics, a global innovator of smart IOT devices & provider of Android TV platforms for Pay-TV operators (MVPD), announced its strategic partnership with Medtrics, the Silicon Valley startup, player of digital health service.
South African e-Health startup RecoMed concludes $1.5m funding round to scale its online healthcare marketplace
RecoMed, the online healthcare marketplace and booking platform in sub-Saharan Africa concluded a highly successful funding round of $1.5 million with a strong and diversified group of leading local and international investors.
Medicardia Health announced it has raised $3 million in its first major financing round. Founded in 2020, the company was initially bootstrapped by CEO and Founder Indrajit Choudhuri and associates, and was provided seed capital by angel investor Jeff Rusinow.
DayOne, the healthcare innovation initiative based in Switzerland, announced the extended deadline for the global call for its digital health accelerator to Friday, 5 November 2021.
Slovenian healthtech startup MESI has been selected to join the Google for Startups Accelerator, Europe. The current three-month Google Accelerator programme brings together 15 of the most promising European tech startups in healthcare and well-being.
Israeli bio-convergence startup X-trodes completes $4.5m seed round to improve quality of life, reduce hospital workload
X-trodes, a bio-convergence company that developed wearable technology for advanced electrophysiological measurement and analytics, has raised a $4.5 million seed round to improve the quality of life and reduce hospital workload
Dalan Animal Health startup raises $1.9m seed funding for development of a breakthrough honeybee vaccine
Dalan Animal Health, Inc., a biotech company developing vaccines for new age production animals, announced it has closed funding for a $1.9 million seed round.
Alberta tech entrepreneurs and startups will soon have access to an accelerator with worldwide reach that will help them grow their businesses.
bttn., a Healthtech startup providing a B2B e-Commerce platform for purchasing medical supplies, announced an expansion to its product catalog with the addition of 93 PlastCare USA products for dental practitioners.
Sotech, an Egyptian e-health startup that specializes in smart IoT, trackable OOH advertising, and data gathering has raised $1 million in pre-seed funding round to scale its operations into the rest of the MENA region.
Biotech startup Elevian raises $40m Series A to advance treatments for stroke recovery and age-related diseases
Elevian, an emerging biotech company developing medicines that restore youthful regenerative capacity with the potential to treat and prevent multiple age-related diseases, announced it raised $40 million in an oversubscribed Series A round led by Prime Movers Lab.
Illumina has selected seven new genomics companies to join the third global funding cycle of Illumina Accelerator. The global company creation engine, focused on partnering with entrepreneurs to build breakthrough genomics startups.
Medical software startup Optellum appoints Jason Pesterfield as CEO to drive commercial growth in the US
Optellum, a medical software startup based in Oxford, UK, has appointed Jason Pesterfield as CEO to lead growth in the US clinical market. Optellum is a leader in AI-based software that transforms early lung cancer diagnosis and therapy.
South Korean medtech startup Speclipse attracts $7.7m in investments with its laser spectroscopic and AI medical diagnosis technology
Speclipse, a startup specializing in laser spectroscopic and AI-based medical diagnosis technologies and a member of Born2Global Centre, attracted $7.7 million in investments.
Baleon Capital launches early-stage fund to back startups tackling underlying challenges within healthcare
Baleon Capital, a new venture capital firm, announced the close of its first fund, which has invested in pre-Series A and Series A companies that are driving innovation in healthcare and transforming medical care in America.
tab32, the dental industry cloud-based, full-service technology platform, announced closing a Series B round led by Spark Growth Ventures, a technology VC firm "on a mission to support gritty and exceptional founders."
Huawei Technologies and Plano announced a partnership to address the global problem of myopia. Through this partnership, Huawei and Plano will provide Huawei users with easy-to-use, innovative, and science-based technological solutions.
Mark Bregman, a successful tech executive and entrepreneur, has launched Quidnet Ventures, a venture capital fund based in New Zealand and operated out of New Zealand, San Francisco and New York City.
Mental health and wellness startup Rey raises $10m Series A funding for expansion through digital capabilities
Rey, a new mental health and wellness company integrating immersive tools and digital interventions with teletherapy, announced $10 million in new funding, increasing its Series A to a total of $26 million.
Nigerian healthtech startup Field Intelligence expands into eleven new cities across East and West Africa
Nigerian healthtech startup Field Intelligence announced its expansion into Rivers, Edo, Kaduna, Kano, Enugu, Delta and Kwara States in Nigeria, and Eldoret, Mombasa, Kisumu and Naivasha in Kenya.
Connie Health startup secures additional $13m to scale its tech-enabled Medicare navigation platform
Connie Health, a tech-enabled consumer Medicare navigation platform helping Americans make more informed health and financial choices, announced a $13 million Series A round and begins operations in its second state, Texas.
Healthtech VC firm Nina Capital announces five more investments, launches second fund set to reach €40m
Nina Capital, a specialized venture capital (VC) firm focused on health technology, announced its last five investments of its first fund and the launch of its second fund, Nina Capital Fund II FCRE.
RAIsonance Inc., a family of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML)-based technology companies headquartered in the Denver Tech Center, announced it has been named the newest member of Microsoft for Startups.
DLA Piper represented 4G Clinical, a cutting-edge randomization and trial supply management (RTSM) company serving the life sciences industry, in a growth equity investment of over $230 million from Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
The Open Innovation & Acceleration Program, BIND 4.0, has just launched its sixth edition open call to search for the most innovative technology startups around the world.
Lunit, an AI startup in AI-powered cancer solutions, announced a strategic investment of $26 million from a precision oncology company, Guardant Health.
Zing Health has partnered with ConnectureDRX, a healthcare software company, to give insurance brokers and consumers a superior experience for choosing the Medicare Advantage plans that best fit each beneficiary's needs.
CerraCap Ventures, an early-stage Venture Fund, announced acquisition of its portfolio company Totient by Absci for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is the second exit from CerraCap's investment fund, CerraCap II LP.
With this funding, the company is launching ‘SentinelX’, a digital health membership that champions preventive, personalized, and continuous care using proprietary technology.
humm, a neurotech company focused on helping people learn throughout their lives, launched a public beta for the world's first consumer, learnable - a noninvasive wearable that's clinically proven to improve your ability to learn.
Healthtech startup bttn. closed a $1.5 million seed round from a group of technology and supply chain leaders.
ECRI, an independent, nonprofit organization improving the safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care across all healthcare settings, named Mon Health System of Morgantown, West Virginia, the winner of its 15th Health Devices Achievement Award.
Esplanade HealthTech Ventures (Esplanade or the Fund), announced the closing of its oversubscribed inaugural venture fund, Esplanade HealthTech Ventures I (Fund I), with commitments totaling more than C$21 million.
UK-based, MENA focused, startup BASMA.com closed $3 million Series A funding led by MEVP with the participation of SOSF, IM capital and returning investors iSME, Cedar Mundi Ventures and IFA capital, to scale up its healthtech platform in the MENA region.
HandsFree Health, provider of WellBe, a secure, HIPAA compliant, voice-enabled virtual health assistant platform, has been selected to join the Microsoft for Startups program.
Arcline Investment Management (Arcline), a growth-oriented private equity firm, announced it has acquired a controlling stake in Resolution Medical, LLC from founders Steve Schmidt and Shawn Patterson.
Green Feather, an Atlanta-based healthcare fintech company, announced a seed capital raise of $1.5 million. The capital will bolster customer acquisition and engineering resources for Feather Pay, Green Feather's next-generation patient payments platform.
PharmStars announced the launch of its global digital health accelerator to transform how pharma and startups do business.
Global Innovation Platform, Plug and Play Japan has selected 91 Japanese and international startups into its Summer/Fall 2021 Batch, which will be carried out from June to September 2021.
Rgenta Therapeutics announced it closed a $18 million seed extension round and welcomed Lilly Asia Venture (LAV) and Vivo Capital as new investors to the syndicate.
South Africa and US-based biotech startup LifeQ secured $47 million in Series A funding from One Bio Venture Studio, a Cape Town-based VC and several other investors.
Australian legaltech startup Rulestar is demonstrating how its software, built to automate complex legal documents, can improve COVID-19 decision-making.
MindPortal, the creators of the next personal computer that is a wearable non-invasive brain-computer interface, announced the completion of a $5 million seed round of financing.
Lydus Medical, a portfolio company of Sanara Ventures, a JV of Teva and Philips and an anastomosis technology provider, announced $2.7 million in a Pre-A funding.
Synchrony, a consumer financial services company announced it will commit $15 million to venture capital funds led by Black, Latinx, and female investing partners.
Eliem Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing novel therapies for neuronal excitability disorders to address unmet needs in disorders of the peripheral and central nervous systems, announced the closing of a $60 million Series B financing.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Taipei Medical University, and Aesop Technology, a Taiwan-based startup, announced the results of a new joint study into the international transferability of machine learning.
New venture capital firm TampaBay.Ventures, has launched its first $20 million seed fund in order to support the growing tech scene in the Tampa Bay region.
Alebund Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing innovative therapies for the treatment of renal diseases and related chronic conditions, announced the raise of $60 million in its Series B financing round.
Quantum drug discovery startup Polarisqb has hired Dr. Ian Reynolds, a world renowned expert in pharmacology, as an Advisor to the company.
Gilgamesh Pharmaceuticals, a mental health science focused biotechnology company utilizing psychedelic-related medicines for the treatment of neuropsychiatric conditions, today announced the closing of a $27 million Series A round of funding.
MentalHappy, an online mental health platform designed to help individuals improve their emotional wellbeing through positive peer support, announced the close of a $1.1 million seed funding round.
Mastercard announced a new investment in Rwandan female-focused e-Commerce platform Kasha Global, to continue shared efforts to ensure women across emerging markets have essential access to health.
CVS Health announced the launch of CVS Health Ventures, a dedicated corporate venture capital fund that will invest in and partner with high-potential, early-stage companies focused on making health care more accessible, affordable, and simpler.
i2020 Accelerator announces new investments in cancer, inflammation and neurology-focused therapeutics
i2020, an accelerator program backed by the San Diego-based venture company Torrey Pines Investment, announced multiple startup and follow-on investment rounds together with OrbiMed.
University of Alabama at Birmingham's biotech startup ResBiotic, announced a $3 million seed round to support the development and commercialization of groundbreaking probiotic formulations for lung health.
Danish biotech startup Adcendo raises €51m to advance novel antibody-drug conjugates for cancers treatment
Adcendo, a biotech company developing antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for the treatment of cancers, announced the successful closing of €51 million Series A financing to advance novel antibody-drug conjugates for treatment of cancers.
UCM Digital Health, a provider of emergency telemedicine and virtual care solutions, announced it has completed a $5.5 million series A funding round led by Armory Square Ventures (ASV).
Digital fertility startup Legacy partners with Carrot Fertility to expand access to male fertility care
Legacy, the premier digital fertility clinic for men, announced a new partnership with the global fertility benefits provider for employers, Carrot Fertility.
Global innovation platform, Plug and Play, announced the launch of its new office in Seoul, Korea, to primarily focus on corporate innovation in the areas of Financial Services and Smart Cities and expects to expand to other industries in the future.
PursueCare, a telehealth addiction treatment startup, announced an oversubscribed $7 million Series A2 capital raise, bringing its total Series A round to north of $11 million.
Nanodropper, a medical device company offering a first-of-its-kind eyedrop bottle adaptor that reduces eyedrop size, completed a $1.4 million seed round.
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UNICEF announced the launch of the 2021 cohort of the UNICEF StartUp Lab, a co-creation space and accelerator, that engages young startups in the development of innovative, open-source, market-driven products and solutions.
Neopenda, a Chicago-based public benefit corporation, announced a new round of funding supported by Assiduity Capital and Sorenson Impact Foundation, and the CE Mark approval of its neoGuard device.
Healthtech startup DignifiHealth raises $7m seed round, scaling it nationally for improved community health outcomes
DignifiHealth, a company that has integrated leading digital health technologies with its proprietary big-data intelligence platform, raised $7 million in seed funding to scale delivery of its revolutionary suite of healthcare products on a national scale.
Quro Medical, a South African digital health startup, emerged from stealth mode to announce the closure of its seed funding round to accelerate growth for Africa’s first technology-driven Hospital at Home offering.
OpenLoop, a virtual health company based in Des Moines, Iowa, announced its oversubscribed seed round financing of $3 million.
Legacy, the premier digital fertility clinic for men, announced $10 million in Series A fundraising led by FirstMark Capital.
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In an effort to increase access to testosterone replacement therapy for men, Colorado-based startup Trūman Rx (Trūman) is launching an online, innovative telehealth service for testosterone replacement therapy (TRT).
Plug and Play Cleveland has announced the selection of 6 new startups into the Spring 2021 Health Program. These startups were selected with input from Plug and Play's corporate partners.
Bioverge, Inc., an investment platform that funds visionary entrepreneurs who are transforming healthcare and bringing science fiction to life, has announced it has launched an equity crowdfunding platform called Bioverge Portal.
New Equilibrium, the pioneer in rational drug design against intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs), has closed a $10 million seed from RA Capital Management.
SciMar ONE has been selected as the newest member of Microsoft for Startups to help scale its proprietary artificial intelligence (AI)-powered drug development platform, The Scientific Data Engine (SDE).
To develop the potential of startups driving the internet economy, Telecel Group has opened applications for the ASIP Accelerator Program powered by Startupbootcamp AfriTech.
Chinese biotech startup Bioheng raises $80m in Series B financing to advance allogeneic immuno-cell therapies
Bioheng Biotech, a clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated on developing novel cellular immunotherapy for cancer, announced that it had secured $80 million in Series B Financing.
Healthy Pleasure launches Amboy Street Ventures dedicated to sexual health & women's healthtech startups
Healthy Pleasure Group (HPG), announced the launch of Amboy Street Ventures (ASV), the world's first venture capital fund currently in the market focused on Sexual Health (for all genders) and Women's Health Technology startups.
CND Life Sciences, an innovative medical technology company pioneering the detection, visualization, and quantification of protein deposition in cutaneous nerve fibers, announced the closing of a $2.4 million series seed financing round.
Million Lives Fund announces $100m venture capital fund to invest in commercial-stage healthtech companies
The Million Lives Fund announced the launch of a $100 million venture capital fund that will invest in companies using technology to expand healthcare access and education, and improve healthcare quality and outcomes globally.
Digbi Health startup raises $5.4m to reverse obesity and associated inflammatory digestive and skin illnesses
Digbi Health announced it has completed $5.4 million in Series A funding led by Accel, with participation from Wisdom LLP and the company's Seed round backers Ocean Azul Partners and Seraph Venture.
DexCare, a newly formed digital health company, announced a $20 million investment led by Define Ventures and including Frist Cressey Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, SpringRock Ventures and Providence Ventures.
Wellness startup Even raises $1.5m to launch solution to replenish nutrients, manage side effects from medication use
Even, the solution for medication-induced nutrient depletions (MIND), announced its brand launch and $1.5 million seed funding led by Align Ventures, Spring Street Group and GAN Ventures.
Mental health startup Opeeka launches Person-Centered Intelligence Solution to enable coordinated care across system of care
Mental health technology startup Opeeka announced the release of its Person-Centered Intelligence Solution (P-CIS) to help remove technology barriers from the system of care.
Nano Cures (Nano), a clinical stage biotechnology and infectious disease immunity platform company, announced a $90 million pre-IPO funding round.
Ghanaian health tech startup mPharma, signed a franchise agreement with Belayab Pharmaceuticals to open Haltons Pharmacies in Ethiopia.
Three startups from Kenya are among the recipients of the inaugural $2 million Jua Fund, the largest African venture capital fund by a private individual.
OCON Healthcare, a women's health company, announced it had completed enrollment of its Phase IIa clinical study evaluating its intrauterine drug delivery platform IUB™ SEAD™, a non-invasive treatment for abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB).
Healthcare Fintech startup, PayGround, announced the closing of its $4 million Seed Round to strengthen its position of simplifying the way patients pay their healthcare bills.
Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s foremost financial institutions, has unveiled the 2021 UnionX Innovation Challenge, as part of efforts to support young startups and boost innovation in the startup ecosystem.
Teon Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing small molecules that inhibit the immunosuppressive and cancer-promoting signaling pathways, announced the completion of a $30 million Series A financing.
Micronoma, the first cancer detection biotech company that utilizes signals from the tumor-related microbiome to diagnose cancer at an early stage with liquid biopsy technology, announced the closing of $3.5 million in convertible debt financing.
Adjuvant Capital announced an oversubscribed $300 million fund focused on accelerating the development of medical innovations for historically overlooked public health challenges.
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), disbursed a $1 million equity investment in Kasha Global, an e-commerce company that provides women’s health and personal care products to customers in Rwanda and Kenya.
SteelSky Ventures, a women's health tech fund, announced it has received investment from Motley Fool Ventures.
Nex Cubed, early-stage innovation and startup acceleration, announced a partnership with the Government of Canada to launch the SoCal Tech Highway Digital Health Program to support Canadian Digital Health startups .
Analysis by Israeli NGO Start-Up Nation Central (SNC), has revealed that January 2021 saw record investments in Israel during a single month. Six startups raised more than $100 million each (mega rounds) during the month, totaling 73% of the total.
MindMed partners with Swiss psychedelic drug discovery startup MindShift Compounds to patent next-gen psychedelic compounds
MindMed, a psychedelic medicine biotech company announced a new partnership with Swiss startup MindShift Compounds AG to develop and patent next-gen psychedelic compounds with psychedelic or empathogenic properties.
Theator, the Surgical Intelligence platform leveraging AI and computer vision to improve surgeon performance, announced it raised $15.5 million in an oversubscribed Series A round led by Insight Partners.
Gentem Health startup closes $10m Series A financing to streamline and accelerate insurance reimbursements
Gentem Health, a Silicon Valley-startup focused on helping private practices thrive financially, raised a $10 million Series A financing round, bringing total investment to $13.7 million.
Proxima Ventures, Co-win Ventures invest in Bioelectronica to accelerate pharmaceutical discovery and development
Bioelectronica announced the closing of an investment by Proxima Ventures and Co-win Ventures to advance the company's innovations in digital biochemistry, from novel assay development to scalable electrofluidics.
Thomson X inks partnership with Singapore healthtech startup Plano, set sights on managing Myopia in Asia
Thomson X (TX), announced a strategic partnership with Plano, a Singapore-based healthtech startup, to leverage on the respective strengths of TX and Plano, to address and manage the rapidly increasing incidence of myopia.
Activ Surgical™, a digital surgery pioneer, announced it has been named the newest member of Microsoft for Startups, a global program that helps B2B startups successfully scale.
Mammogen, Inc., a women's health startup born at the intersection of data, technology and science, and Bench International, a leading global executive search firm, jointly announce the appointment of Elizabeth Cormier-May as Chief Executive Officer.
HealthTensor, an artificial intelligence company that is creating software to help augment medical decision making, announced it has raised a $5 million seed round of financing led by Calibrate Ventures, TenOneTen Ventures, and Susa Ventures.
Innodem Neurosciences, a Montreal-based company, has closed a Series A financing round led by Morningside Ventures to support the development and commercialization of its proprietary, patented, digital biomarking technology of neurodegenerative diseases.
Biotech startup Vera Therapeutics launches with $80m Series C financing to develop phase 2b novel biologic for kidney disease
Vera Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing treatments for immunological and inflammatory diseases, announced its launch backed by $80 million Series C financing led by Abingworth LLP.
AltPep Corporation, a privately held biomedical company focused on diagnosing and treating Central Nervous System amyloid disorders, starting with Alzheimer's Disease, announced it closed a $23.150 million Series A investment round.
OncoLens, a pioneer in tumor board and cancer treatment planning solutions, raised a $7.25 million Series A investment from BIP Capital, Martin Ventures, and SeedToB Capital.
Novo Seeds' IO Biotech completes oversubscribed €127m Series B financing to accelerate clinical programs in oncology
Novo Seeds announced its portfolio company, IO Biotech, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel, immune-modulating anti-cancer therapies, raised €127 million in Series B financing.
Docspert Health, a telemedicine startup with operations in the UK and Egypt, announced it has successfully closed Six-Figure USD investment in seed funding from Flat6Labs and a group of angel investors in the UK and USA.
NuProbe, a genomics and molecular diagnostics company specialized in ultrasensitive sequencing panels, announced the closing of its oversubscribed $42 million fundraising.
Theolytics, a UK biotech harnessing viruses to combat cancer, announced the closing of £5 million Series A round, co-led by Epidarex Capital and Taiho Ventures LLC with participation from existing investor, Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI).
Novo Seeds, the early stage investment and company creation team of Novo Holdings, announced its portfolio company CorWave, raised € 35 million in a Series C financing.
CerraCap Ventures announced its third health-tech investment in Totient, an artificial intelligence-driven drug discovery platform that identifies and harnesses human-derived antibodies from individuals with exceptional immune responses.
Indee Labs announced the addition of three of the largest pharmaceutical companies, multiple biotechnology companies as well as Stanford's Cell Therapy Clinic and Moffitt Cancer Center, to participate in its Early Access Program.
OCON Healthcare announced it has completed a USA-focused funding round led by Rhia Ventures, to bring its IUB Ballerine contraceptive and IUB SEAD point-of-care therapy for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB), to the US market.
Heathtech startup Blueprint secures $3.4m to empower mental health clinicians provide data-driven patient care
Blueprint, the software company helping mental health clinicians deliver more effective, efficient, and personalized results through measurement-based care, announced a $3.4 million seed round led by Bonfire Ventures.
Ōmcare, a Minnesota-based digital health company, announced a $2.5 million investment along with future follow-on investments for its Ōmcare Home Health Hub commercialization.
Healthtech startup Ilara Health raises $3.75m to provide life-saving diagnostics across sub-Saharan Africa
Ilara Health, a healthtech startup focused on bringing essential, affordable and life-saving diagnostics to African consumers, raised $3.75 million in Series A funding to expand its diagnostic reach across the continent.
Canadian medtech startup Kenota Health raises $11m to bring point-of-care allergy testing to healthcare clinics
Kenota Health, an innovative medical technology company based in Canada, has raised $11 million in funding with the aim of providing rapid and reliable allergy testing for physicians to test and treat more patients within a single clinic visit.
Healthcare startup Centivo raises $34m to help employers deliver affordable, high-quality healthcare to their employees
Centivo, a new type of digital health plan that is built to save 15% or more compared with traditional insurance carriers and is easy to use for employers and employees, announced it has raised $34 million in Series B funding.
Plug and Play Japan has selected 103 startups in IoT, Fintech, Insurtech, Mobility, Brand & Retail, Hardtech & Health, and newly launched vertical, Smart Cities, for the Winter/Spring 2021 Batch accelerator program.
Segmed, a cloud-based platform that curates medical data by anonymizing, standardizing and labeling, to accelerate innovation in healthcare, closed $2 million dollars in seed funding led by Blumberg Capital.
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Biometrics startup Levels raises $12m seed round to mainstream Biowearables, improve metabolic health
Levels, the first biowearable system to provide real-time feedback on how your diet impacts your health announced a $12 million seed round led by a16z, one of Silicon Valley's top venture capital firms.
CerraCap Ventures and Exfinity Venture Partners announced their global strategic partnership integrating CerraCap's unique Sales & Scale model with Exfinity's stated vision helping develop global enterprise startups leveraging the Indo-US corridor.
Metagenomi, a next generation gene editing company launched by UC Berkeley scientists in 2018, successfully completed a $65 million Series A financing round and emerged from stealth mode.
Correlia Biosystems, a Berkeley, CA based life science startup, announced it has closed a $7 million Series A financing round with select global investors.
Up against 64 global healthtech startups, Plano has emerged as the winner of Galen Growth's World's Most Innovative Healthtech Startup 2020 Award.
Mekonos, a biotech company launching the first-of-its kind system-on-a-chip (SoC) for targeted ex vivo gene engineering, announced it has completed a $4.6 million financing round.
Medable nabs $91 million funding to accelerate industry shift to digital and decentralized clinical trials
Digital healthcare startup Medable Inc. has announced $91 million in new funding to accelerate the life sciences industry’s shift to digital and decentralized clinical trials.
Ibnsina Pharma signed an agreement to acquire 75% stake in Egyptian health and beauty products startup 3elagi Tech, a platform that links pharmacies with patients to order medicines and cosmetics online.
Readout Health, a digital biomarker startup, announced partnership with Apollo Health, a health technology leader in neurodegenerative medicine.
MOMI Brands, Inc. has announced has closed a $1 million seed round investment. The company will use the investment to fund the development and commercialization of its patented technologies.
Medtech startup Immertec partners with Orthopaedic Foundation to demonstrate effectiveness of VR surgical training
Orthopaedic Foundation has partnered with medtech startup Immertec, to conduct research to evaluate the effectiveness of VR for remote surgical training.
Swiss biotech startup Memo Therapeutics raises €13.9m to support clinical development of potent antibodies
Swiss biotech startup Memo Therapeutics AG, an innovator in the field of antibody discovery and immune repertoire analysis, announced it has raised €13.9 million in Series B financing.
Dutch biotech startup Salvia BioElectronics receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for innovative neurostimulation solution
Salvia BioElectronics, a neurostimulation platform targeting chronic migraine, announced that the U.S. FDA has granted Breakthrough Device Designation for its implantable neurostimulation system to address chronic migraine.
Human API, company empowering consumers to connect and share electronic health data with companies they trust, announced it has raised over $20 million in Series C funding, to scale consumer-controlled health data ecosystem.
Middle East and North Africa (MENA) healthtech startup Vezeeta has expanded its footprint into Kenya by launching a platform that will enable Kenyans access doctors from their smart phones.
Curve Health, a company that delivers connected senior care via a platform that combines telemedicine, smart billing, health information exchange, and predictive analytics, announced a $6 million seed round
Swedfund invests in femtech e-commerce startup Kasha Global to support women’s health in East Africa
Swedfund, the Swedish Development finance institution, announced its investment in Kasha Global, a Femtech e-commerce platform with subsidiaries in Rwanda and Kenya, to support women’s health and self-care.
Tech startup KēlaHealth raises $12.9m to deliver AI-powered, clinician-centered solutions to improve surgical care
KēlaHealth, announced the closing of a $2.9 million Seed financing and milestone-based $10 million Series A financing led by Santé Ventures and Intuitive Ventures.
kathy ireland Worldwide expands health advocacy through partnership with tech startup mymedicalimages.com
Medical imaging technology startup mymedicalimages.com has partnered with kathy ireland Worldwide (kiWW) for a new, cutting-edge patient-centric medical image sharing platform.
Global innovation platform Plug and Play announced that Evergy will be a founding partner for its Topeka location, which is centered around animal health and agriculture technology
Ezra, healthtech startup transforming early cancer screening using MRI, announced it has received FDA 510(k) premarket authorization for its Artificial Intelligence, designed to decrease the cost of MRI-based cancer screening.
Savana, healthtech startup accelerating health science with big data, announced the successful completion of its $15 million B Series led by Cathay Innovation.
Plug and Play Cleveland announced the selection of 10 new startups into the fall 2020 batch.
With strong growth projected for the global HealthTech apps market, Brazilian created MedPass is firmly on the leading edge of this wave as it gains significant traction with investors and clients alike.
Priothera Limited, a clinical stage company developing orally applied sphingosine 1 phosphate (S1P) receptor modulators for haematological malignancies, has announced that it has successfully closed a Series A financing round of €30 million led by Fountain Healthcare Partners.
5W Public Relations, one of 15 independently-owned PR firms in the U.S., announced it has been named PR Agency of Record for Heal, a healthtech startup that offers doctor house calls and telemedicine appointments.
Swiss healthtech startup Mobile Health AG selects Infosys for its commercial launch of Consilium Care
Infosys, next-generation digital services and consulting company has been selected by Mobile Health AG to enhance the go-to-market (GTM) strategy for its electronically patient-reported outcomes (ePRO) platform, Consilium Care™.
Dyad Medical, a groundbreaking medical image analysis platform delivering cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI)-based analysis, announced after just 90 days, the closing of its oversubscribed Series Seed funding round.
Startup Creasphere, one of Plug and Play's global offices focused on Health in Munich, announced its new partnership with Accenture.
New Ventures Funds launched a new corporate brand identity and changed its name to Scientia Ventures.
LARQ, health and wellness hydration brand, announced a round closure of $10 million in Series A funding to continue its global expansion through 2021 and further develop as a 360-degree hydration brand.
Copenhagen biotech startup Synklino raises seed round to develop breakthrough infection treatment for transplant patients
Synklino ApS, an emerging biotech company developing first-in-class breakthrough treatment to eliminate cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections in the transplant setting announced the successful closing of a seed financing.
Taiwanese healthtech startup iWEECARE extends $2.4m pre-series A financing to serve global demand for remote patient monitoring
iWEECARE, developer of world's smallest continuous temperature monitoring product, Temp Pal®, raised $2.4 million in extended pre-series A financing to serve global demand for remote patient monitoring.
Cannon Quality Group (CQG) announced a new medtech quality management program designed to help startups set the foundation for a quality management system (QMS) compliant to FDA QSR and ISO 13485 requirements.
US medicare startup Bright Health has announced a $500 million Series E funding round with significant investments by funds and accounts advised by Tiger Global Management.
Neurostimulation startup Salvia BioElectronics raises €26m to develop innovative therapy for chronic migraine
Salvia BioElectronics B.V., a neurostimulation platform company targeting chronic migraine, has raised €26 million in new financing from new and existing investors.
WellsCare, a member company of the Born2Global Centre, signed a store contract with b8ta, a famous American flagship store that is dedicated to innovative products.
Plug and Play announced the selection of 147 new startups into its winter 2020 batches. The startups were selected to join one of the following programs that will run through November 2020.
Virtual reality startup Nanome partners with Fujitsu to bring drug design software to Japanese market
San Diego-based virtual reality (VR) startup Nanome, has entered into an agreement with Fujitsu to bring their signature product, an immersive scientific design and collaboration platform to the Japanese market.
Kenyan technology startup, xetova, has been named 2020 Global Solve finalist by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the health security and pandemics track.
IME Medical Electrospinning secures €3m financing from Dutch VCs to expand its Medispin XL production platform
IME Medical Electrospinning, a global leader in electrospun medical devices and regenerative medicine, announced it has successfully raised €3 million in equity financing and debt.
Biorez, Inc., a US medical device startup advancing tendon and ligament repair has raised $3.5 million in its Series Seed financing, adding to $3.5 million raised previously.
Efforts to improve the early detection of cancer have received a significant boost with a £2.4 million funding deal to support the further development of innovative testing technology.
Oncomfort, the Belgian inventor of and leader in Digital SedationTM a method for relieving patients' pain and anxiety without medication announced the completion of a €10 million Series A funding round.
Digital Horizon venture fund has invested in Y Combinator alumnus Healthlane, the startup focusing on modern, online consultations for local and remote patients, alongside traditional face-to-face public health services across Africa.
Ovation.io, Inc, makers of revolutionary solutions for molecular diagnostic labs, has announced support for pooled infectious disease testing, specifically COVID-19 testing
Healthtech startup Emme closes $2.5m seed round, launches integrated technology enabled birth control solution
Emme, a healthcare technology company focused on women's health, announced the launch of the Emme Smart Case, an integrated solution designed to reduce the 9% failure rate of birth control pills.
Exo, a pioneering health information and devices company, has closed a $40 million Series B+ funding round that will fund research and product development on a revolutionary handheld medical device and cloud-based workflow software platform.
RNAimmune announced the completion of its $2.35 million seed round financing from multiple venture capitalists including Terra Magnum Capital Partners.
Health startup BuddyCheque has joined forces with Select Ortho to ensure that their employees and customers remain safe during COVID-19.
Blafar Ltd announced it has secured an internationally recognised quality management system standard certification specific to the medical device industry.
California based startup Mission Bio, pioneer in high-throughput single-cell DNA and multi-omics analysis announced $70 million in its Series C financing led by Novo Growth, the growth equity arm of Novo Holdings.
XLerateHealth (XLH), a nationally recognized healthcare accelerator headquartered in Louisville, has announced the selection of seven startup companies to participate in its 10th cohort.
Germany-based startup Tubulis has closed a €10.7 million Series A financing round to accelerate the development of a new class of highly stable and efficient antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) and to support the further growth of the company.
Polish healthtech startup Infermedica has raised $10.25 million in Series A funding with participation from existing investors Karma Ventures, Inovo Venture Partners, and DreamIT Ventures, as well as two new co-lead investors, EBRD and heal capital.