Inovia Capital raises $600m venture funds

Inovia Capital, the Canadian VC firm, has raised two new funds totalling US$600 million: an early-stage fund of $200 million; and a growth-stage of $400 million. The funds will be invested in its existing markets in Canada and Silicon Valley, as well as through a new office in London.

Vicarious Surgical raises $10m for product development

Vicarious Surgical, a company working on minimally-invasive surgery, has raised a further $10 million from Gates Frontier, Khosla Ventures, Innovation Endeavours, AME Cloud Ventures, and Marc Benioff.
HIMSS19 focus on value-based care
At HIMSS19, one theme seems to filter through all the buzz and activity: delivering value-based, patient-centred care.
Alex Guest Wed, 13/02/2019 - 14:15

OneTouch blood glucose monitoring study demonstrates accuracy

The OneTouch Select Plus blood glucose monitoring system is the subject of a long-term study published this week in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology (JDST), and demonstrates the accuracy of its readings.

DNAnexus raises $68 million to develop multiomics platform

DNAnexus, the bioinformatics company, has closed a $68 million financing round from a combination of existing investors, including GV, Foresite Capital, TPG Biotech, WuXi NextCODE and Claremont Creek Ventures, and debt and equity from Innovatus Capital Partners.
Current remote patient monitoring reduces readmissions at Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Constrained by workforce shortages during the difficult winter period, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust deployed Current, an AI-enabled wearable platform, to remotely monitor patients after being discharged from hospital.
Alex Guest Wed, 30/01/2019 - 09:39