• Healthline Launches Semantic Health Ad Network

    Believing that health sites need their own ad network, Healthline is bringing its semantic search technology to advertising. The health search engine is launching the Health Media Network, an ad network that will place contextual ads on health Websites. It is like an AdSense for health sites. But instead of relying simply on matching keywords on the page where the ad is being served… Read More

  • Healthline Gets $21 Million and Some New Friends

    Healthline has dipped it’s hand into a $21 million series B financing led by GE/NBC Universal’s Peacock Equity Fund, a joint venture between GE Commercial Finance’s Media, Communications and Entertainment business and NBC Universal. This is on top of their $14 million round last January. The round also includes smaller investments from Aetna Ventures, LLC, Kaiser… Read More

  • HealthLine Symptom Search and CheckTonight: For When You're Getting Down

    Two new health related services came our way this morning; they couldn’t be more different but both could prove useful.   The first is Healthline’s new Symptom Search.  The successful online medical resource site Heathline has added a new search function that is definitely worth a look.  Symptom search lets you enter one or multiple symptoms you’re experiencing and… Read More

  • Healthline Just Raised Serious Cash

    San Fransico-based medical search engine Healthline (launched in October 2005) just raised $14 million in a recapitalized Series A round of financing. They also are written up by Bob Tedeschi in tomorrow’s New York Times. The round was led by Vantage Point. Reed Elsevier and Mitsui (Mitsui recently invested in Feedster as well) also participated in the round. This was a recap round… Read More

  • HealthLine – Reliable Medical Information

    Company: HealthLine
    Launched: October 16, 2005
    Location: San Francisco HealthLine, a very smart medical search engine with web 2.0 features, launched this evening. Tony Gentile, HealthLine’s VP Product Management, writes about it here. First, its a good search engine. Normal language is translated into medical terms, and refinement options are shown for related information. For instance… Read More