HealthTech

Sydney-based medtech startup Harrison.ai gets $129M AUD led by Horizons Ventures

Harrison.ai, a Sydney-based company that creates medical devices with AI technology, announced today it has raised $129 million AUD (about $92.3 million USD) in what it called one of the largest Serie

Healthcare startup Africa Health Holdings lands $18 million Series A funding to roll-out tech-enabled services

Africa Health Holdings, a healthcare startup running several hospitals, has secured $18 million in a Series A round, funds that will go toward building its “tech-forward healthcare system” across

Brazil’s Canary sings with closing of biggest fund with $100M in commitments

Canary’s first two funds each invested in approximately 50 companies and the firm's expectation is to do around the same number of first checks with the third fund.

Femtech startup illumigyn secures $33M to provide women with accessible and affordable medical care

According to World Health Organization, cervical cancer, the fourth most common cancer among women, affected approximately 570,000 women and resulted in about 311,000 deaths in 2018.  A startup call

Bypa-ss raises $1M pre-seed to expand health tech product across Egypt

Digital healthcare continues to thrive globally following the effects of the pandemic last year, but venture capital inflows differ regionally with Africa lagging behind the rest of the world. However

South Africa’s RecoMed raises $1.5M to scale its online healthcare marketplace

South African online healthcare marketplace RecoMed has raised a $1.5 million financing round, the company confirmed to TechCrunch. The round was led by South Africa-focused venture capital firm Vunan

Form Ventures closes £30M Fund II aimed at startups tackling regulated areas like health tech

A large number of U.K. tech “unicorns” have been in complex markets where policy and regulation really matters. But regulated markets (fintech, health tech, etc.), or markets where regulat

New Zealand startup HeartLab raises $2.45M to bring heart scanning software to the US

New Zealand-based medtech startup HeartLab has raised $2.45 million in seed funding that it says will help the company expand its AI-powered heart scanning and reporting platform to cardiologists in t

Iceland’s Crowberry Capital launches $90M seed and early-stage fund aimed at Nordics

Crowberry Capital, operating in Reykjavik and Copenhagen, has launched Crowberry II: a $90 million seed and early-stage fund aimed at startups in the Nordic region. A second close — bringing in

Extra Crunch roundup: Zūm CEO interview, Cisco’s M&A ethos, neoinsurance bad romance

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Cardiomatics bags $3.2M for its ECG-reading AI

Poland-based health tech AI startup Cardiomatics has announced a $3.2 million seed raise to expand use of its electrocardiogram (ECG) reading automation technology. The round is led by Central and Eas

Hear how Cityblock Health’s Toyin Ajayi, Carbon Health’s Eren Bali and Forward’s Adrian Aoun see tech impacting access to health at Disrupt 2021

If there’s one thing that the ongoing COVID-19 crisis has proven, it’s that the healthcare system in the U.S. is in drastic need of major transformation. One of the biggest issues to be hi

Joshua Kushner’s Thrive Capital leads $20M investment in Brazilian healthcare startup Pipo Saude

The company's business boomed amid the pandemic. In January 2020, it had two corporate clients. By December of the same year, it had around 70.

The Extreme Tech Challenge Global Finals 2021 starts tomorrow

Get ready for a startup throwdown of global proportions (literally). We’re the proud hosts of the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals, and the pitch competition action starts tomorrow, July 2

RxAll grabs $3.15M to scale its drug checking and counterfeiting tech across Africa

Research says that counterfeit medication is the cause of 1 million deaths per year. One-tenth of this number comes from Africa. Counterfeiting is hard to detect, investigate, quantify or stop. It is

Meet the startups competing in the Extreme Tech Challenge Global Finals on July 22

There’s not much that thrills us more than a startup competition — and we mean deep down in our bones thrilled. That’s why we’re beyond excited to host the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global

Announcing the agenda for Extreme Tech Challenge Global Finals presented by TechCrunch

Here at TechCrunch, we’re big fans of startup competitions. From our Extra Crunch Live Pitch-offs all the way up to the world-famous Disrupt Startup Battlefield, we can’t get enough of &#8

The huge TAM of fake breaded chicken bits

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. We’re closing our survey soon, so this is your last chance (p

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

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
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