Health

Former Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush returns to entrepreneurship with new startup

Jonathan Bush, the CEO and co-founder of Athenahealth, is a controversial figure in the controversial field of healthcare. More than two decades after he started the now-public healthcare company, Bus

With iOS 15, Apple reveals just how far Health has come — and how much further it can go

Apple’s recent Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote was packed with new features for iPhones, Macs and iPads — and like it has done pretty consistently since the debut of its origina

Meet the mobile therapy startup backed by Christian Angermayer’s re:Mind Capital

Mental health startup Ksana Health has received $2 million in seed funding led by re:Mind Capital, the mental health VC arm of Christian Angermayer and Apeiron Investment Group. It’s a move informed

Canadians are polite, but we’re still recruiting your biotech talent, America

Canadian leaders remain concerned about the inbound flow of talent to key sectors like advanced manufacturing, clean tech and biotech. They’re doing all they can to chip away at American advantages.

Carbyne raises $20M more so when death knocks, you don’t answer the door

Chaos and crisis are sisters, and none more so than when you dial for emergency help. A call to 911 in the United States (and urgent numbers globally) spins off a number of additional calls to emergen

Yana’s mental health tool for Spanish speakers nears 5 million users

Andrea Campos has struggled with depression since she was eight years old. Over the years, she’s tried all sorts of therapies — from behavioral to pharmacotherapy. In 2017, when Campos was in

The Pill Club takes on primary care with $41.9M in fresh funding

In January, former Uber executive Liz Meyerdirk announced that she took over as chief executive of The Pill Club. The company, which offers an online birth control prescription and delivery service to

Fresha raises $100M for its beauty and wellness booking platform and marketplace

Beauty and wellness businesses have come roaring back to life with the decline of COVID-19 restrictions, and a startup that’s built a platform that caters to the many needs of small enterprises

New South African partnership gets $3M, launches telehealth product

For the early detection and treatment of health conditions, easy access to primary healthcare is crucial. Primary healthcare is best delivered by teams of primary care clinicians coordinating care bet

Tata Digital to acquire majority stake in online pharmacy 1mg

Tata Digital, the subsidiary of Tata Sons, said on Thursday it is acquiring a majority stake in digital health startup 1mg, the latest in a series of investments as the salt-to-steel Indian conglomera

Health clouds are set to play a key role in healthcare innovation

The U.S. healthcare industry is amidst one of the biggest transformations any industry has seen since the dot-com boom of the late 1990s.

Former Ro director launches Allara, a care platform for PCOS

Rachel Blank has a history with hormones. The entrepreneur left her investment job at General Catalyst to join a portfolio company they had been backing since its seed round: Ro. Blank was tasked with

Maryland and Montana are restricting police access to DNA databases

Maryland and Montana have become the first U.S. states to pass laws that make it tougher for law enforcement to access DNA databases. The new laws, which aim to safeguard the genetic privacy of millio

This SPAC is betting that a British healthcare company can shake up the US market

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Mendel raises $18M to tease out data structure from medicine’s disparate document trove

The medical industry is sitting on a huge trove of data, but in many cases it can be a challenge to realize the value of it because that data is unstructured and in disparate places. Today, a startup

Indian giant Tata Digital to invest $75 million in fitness startup CureFit

Tata Digital, a subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Tata Sons, said on Monday it has signed a deal to invest up to $75 million in fitness startup CureFit. As part of the deal, CureFit co-founder and chi

Indonesian healthcare startup Prixa raises $3M led by MDI and TPTF

Indonesian healthcare startup Prixa has raised $3 million led by MDI Ventures and the Trans-Pacific Technology Fund (TPTF), with participation from returning investors including Siloam Hospitals Group

Hormonal health is a massive opportunity: Where are the unicorns?

Hormones are key to solving many health conditions that disproportionately impact women, from diabetes to infertility to mental health challenges.

NUE Life Health raises $3.3M for its psychedelics-meets-tech mental wellness platform

NUE Life Health, a telemedicine startup in the U.S., is developing what it describes as a “next-generation mental wellness solution” employing treatments such as psychedelic-assisted therapies, co

EU’s COVID-19 ‘digital pass’ gateway system goes live

A technical system underpinning the European Union’s plan for a pan-EU “digital pass” for verifying COVID-19 vaccination or test status across the region has gone live today, with a
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