Funding

Why Don’t Digital Health Investors Finance Tough Medical Issues?

2019-08-05T03:44:27-04:00

The Medical Futurist | August 3, 2019 Why did activity trackers flood the digital health market, while there’s barely a company dealing with menopause, arthritis, or rare diseases? How do digital health investors decide when it comes to funding a new project, and what are the specific factors to take [...]

Why Don’t Digital Health Investors Finance Tough Medical Issues?2019-08-05T03:44:27-04:00

Triangle Leads Nation in NIH Per-capita Funding

2019-07-31T09:18:25-04:00

By Bryant Haskins, NCBiotech Writer, Contributor, WRAL Techwire | July 30, 2019 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK — North Carolina’s Research Triangle region has another statistic to crow about. A recent study by the State Science & Technology Institute (SSTI) reported that the Durham-Chapel Hill metropolitan area led the nation last year in per-capita funding [...]

Triangle Leads Nation in NIH Per-capita Funding2019-07-31T09:18:25-04:00

Digital Health Funding in First Half of 2019 Hits Record $5.1B: Report

2019-07-22T23:06:28-04:00

By Heather Landi, Fierce Healthcare | July 16, 2019 Global venture capital funding for digital health companies in the first half of 2019 hit $5.1 billion with 318 deals, the highest amount raised in the first six months of a year so far, according to a new report. In the second quarter of [...]

Digital Health Funding in First Half of 2019 Hits Record $5.1B: Report2019-07-22T23:06:28-04:00

Digital Health Funding Dips in Q1 2019, Rock Health Report Finds

2019-04-03T15:52:27-04:00

By Erin Dietsche, MedCity News | April 2, 2019 Rock Health's latest report found that in the first quarter of 2019, $986 million was invested across digital health deals, which is a little more than half the amount that was raised in Q1 2018. Rock Health’s latest report found $986 [...]

Digital Health Funding Dips in Q1 2019, Rock Health Report Finds2019-04-03T15:52:27-04:00

Women in Venture: The Case for Increasing Representation in Digital Health Investing

2019-03-17T10:01:12-04:00

By Laura Lovett, MobiHealth News | March 15, 2019 Women make up 12.2 percent of digital health VC partners, but many in the industry are discussing the importance of diverse viewpoints. When it comes to digital health, investors get a bird’s eye view and play a major role in steering [...]

Women in Venture: The Case for Increasing Representation in Digital Health Investing2019-03-17T10:01:12-04:00

Mixing Medicine and Money: Why the Rise of Health System VCs is Raising Ethical Concerns

2019-03-05T19:56:11-04:00

By Andrew Dunn, Healthcare DIVE | March 4, 2019 Industry-leading nonprofit health systems like Ascension, Providence St. Joseph and Cedars-Sinai have launched affiliated venture capital firms with increasingly more cash to fund start-ups. But the mixture of medicine and financial investment presents the potential for ethical pitfalls. Deals involving at [...]

Mixing Medicine and Money: Why the Rise of Health System VCs is Raising Ethical Concerns2019-03-05T19:56:11-04:00