healthcare

Some of the top female founders in the U.S. are backing the latest Female Founders Fund

Roughly five years after the launch of its first fund in 2013, Female Founders Fund (F3) has closed on $27 million for its latest seed fund — backed by some of the startup world’s top w

Europe eyes boosting data re-use and funds for AI research

The European Union’s executive body, the EC, has taken a first pass at drawing up a strategy to respond to the myriad socio-economic challenges around artificial intelligence technology &#8212

Video consultation service Doctor on Demand raised $74 million so everyone can see a doctor anytime

Healing America’s broken healthcare industry has been at the top of the priority list for almost every politician, entrepreneur and inventor for at least the past 40 years. Costs continue to cli

How 3D printing is revolutionizing healthcare as we know it

In 1983, Chuck Hall, the father of 3D printing, created something that was equal parts simple and earth-shattering. He manufactured the world’s first-ever 3D printer and used it to print a tiny eye

Tradewind BioScience attacks the physiology of tumors to treat cancer

Cancer remains the one counterpoint to the march of medical progress that has scored human history over the last 200 years. Last year 600,920 people in the U.S. died from cancer, and another 1.7 milli

SearchInk rebrands as omni:us, aims its hand-writing reading AI at insurance industry

Back in 2015 a startup called SearchInk, launched out of Berlin with the aim of combining machine learning with handwriting recognition. The upshot would be the ability to semantically label handwritt

Collective Health nabs $110 million in funding

Enterprise health management startup Collective Health has added another $110 million to the coffers from existing high-profile investors such as Founders Fund and Alphabet's investment arm GV, brin

Apple is launching its own medical clinics for its employees

Apple isn’t just a tech company as the company is now hiring doctors and other medical staff to create its own medical clinics. CNBC first spotted Apple’s new subsidiary, AC Wellness. While AC Wel

Quartet raises $40M Series C to help healthcare providers collaborate on patient care

Healthcare in America is a mess with no quick solutions and many people aren’t getting the help they need. Created to bridge mental and physical healthcare, New York City-based Quartet Health wants

A prescription for healing the healthcare industry

The year is 1900. Life expectancy is 47 years. Almost all hospitals in the U.S. are nonprofit institutions founded by religious organizations. Fast-forward to today. Healthcare in the U.S. has balloon

Indian home healthcare platform Portea Medical raises $26M Series C

Portea Medical, one of India’s biggest platforms for home healthcare visits, has raised $26 million in Series C funding to expand its service range. The round was led by Sabre Partners and MEMG CDC,

Forward brings its personalized healthcare service to Los Angeles

Forward, the San Francisco-based startup that's looking to refashion healthcare services in Apple's image, is expanding with its first location in Los Angeles. The company's services combine proprieta

New technology puts the AI in aid for US veterans

As part of their latest endeavor to improve care for our country’s combat vets, the Department of Veterans Affairs has invested in a rapidly advancing form of intelligence: the artificial kind. The

Menlo Ventures dives into data-driven healthcare investing with its newest partner

Like a lot of firms, the 41-year-old venture firm Menlo Ventures has decided to jump into healthcare investing after a long hiatus, hiring new partner Greg Yap to lead the charge.

Lively raises $4.2M as it adds investment capabilities for health savings accounts

Lively co-founder Shobin Uralil likes to describe the health savings account as the “401(k) for healthcare” — but that it’s woefully underused as an investment vehicle like a 401(k

Tiber Health wants to solve the world’s doctor shortage

The medical school in Ponce, Puerto Rico seems like an unlikely place to start a revolution in education. While it may look unassuming, with its campus bordered by empty lots, low slung buildings, aut

Apple’s Watch 3 rolls out heart health and smart fitness features

Today, Apple announced the new Apple Watch 3 will be rolling out several health and fitness features included with OS4, like smart activity coaching, new features for swimmers, Gym Connect and an enha

Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 health care startups to watch

There were quite a few trends this time around for Y Combinator’s popular Demo Day, including a mountain of B2B startups, AI, self-driving technology and of course an industry that continues to

VR’s killer app: business services

Enterprise adoption is trumping entertainment uses and will spring VR and AR into the mainstream.

The consumerization of healthcare

Sam Myers Contributor Sam Myers is an investor at Balderton Capital, where he is responsible for the firm's Nordic portfolio and focuses on investments in security, healthcare, automotive and mobile i
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