Deep Lens, an AI-enabled clinical trial recruitment platform, has closed a $14 million Series A round led by Northpond Ventures, with participation from existing investors Rev1 Ventures, Sierra Ventures, and Tamarind-Hill Partners.
NextGen Jane, a diagnostics startup focused on reproductive health, has raised a $9 million Series A round led by Material Impact, with the participation of Access Industries, Viking Global Investors, Liminal Ventures, and several angels.
Unite Us has raised $35 million in its Series B investment round led by Oak HC/FT. Other investors include Town Hall Ventures, Define Ventures, Scout Ventures, Luminate, and New York Ventures. The funds will be used to fuel the company’s growth.
Doctor On Demand, the US telehealth service, has announced the launch of Synapse, a primary care platform for health plans and employers.
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, 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.
Aetna, the health insurer, has collaborated with Apple to develop a new health app for its customers. Through the use of an Apple Watch, the Attain app will provide Aetna customers with personalised goals, track their daily activity levels, recommend healthy actions, and ultimately reward them for taking these actions to improve their well-being. The app provides […]
A collaboration between Aether, the Californian bioprinter startup, and University College London (UCL) promises to develop a powerful new approach to 3D printing nanotechnology, while greatly reducing the cost compared with competitor offerings.
Former President of the US Bill Clinton presented the keynote address at the World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit this weekend, drawing attention to the lives saved through the work of the Patient Safety Movement, and highlighting the importance of healthcare technology.
The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) together with Fitbit have launched the Bring Your Own Device project, enabling Fitbit users to share data with the NIH ‘All of Us’ programme.