Enabling equitable cancer prevention with Feyi Ayodele from CancerIQ

Welcome back to Found, where we get the stories behind the startups. This week Becca and Dom are joined by Feyi Ayodele, the co-founder and CEO of CancerIQ, a precision health company designed for phy

This UK startup plans to radically shake up the antiquated world of COPD measurement

In 1846, London surgeon John Hutchinson invented the spirometer — a thing a doctor normally asks asthma sufferers to blow hard into — to measure the volume of air inspired and expired by the lungs, which gives patients direct access to private medical imaging services, raises $12M

Anyone in the U.K. who has tried to book an NHS medical appointment of late will know just how much of an ordeal it can be, with median waiting times for consultant-led elective care (i.e. pre-planned

Medwing, a recruitment marketplace for Europe’s healthcare workforce, raises $47M

Medwing, a European startup building a recruitment marketplace for healthcare workers, has raised €44 million ($47 million) in a Series C round of funding. Founded out of Berlin in 2017, Medwing tar

India’s HealthPlix raises $22M to accelerate growth and enhance healthcare delivery

HealthPlix, an Indian startup offering its in-house platform for doctors to help record patient data digitally, has raised $22 million in fresh investment to broaden its reach in the country and allow

This startup brings Southeast Asia’s vacant hospital rooms into the sharing economy

Uber and Airbnb have long been the poster children for the sharing economy. In other realms of society, entrepreneurs are also trying to match demand with untapped assets and services. HD, a startup b

Healthcare data is a mess and Metriport is here with a broom

You’d have thought that the quantified self movement was stalling out, but Metriport would like to tell you otherwise, thank-you-very-much. We covered the company back in February, and now it ha

Trusting your gut microbiome with Cheryl Sew Hoy from Tiny Health

Welcome back to Found, where we get the stories behind the startups. This week, Cheryl Sew Hoy, the founder of Tiny Health, tells Darrell and Becca about the complex science behind baby gut microbiome

Japan’s health tech Ubie wants to fuel its US expansion with $19M Series C extension

Ubie, a Tokyo-based startup providing an AI-powered symptom checker app and hospital SaaS products, has closed a $19 million extension to its previous Series C round. This brings the health tech start

To da moon: Emm aims to innovate on the menstrual cup

Menstrual cups (sometimes known as “moon cups”) have been around since the 1930s, and it’s been a bloody long period since we’ve seen much innovation in that category. Emm just

How to obtain FDA buy-in and unlock more funding for your health tech startup

There are many regulatory organizations that offer credibility and validation to incoming healthcare solutions, but the FDA is the best place to start.

Sequoia India’s Surge backs health tech startup RedBrick AI in $4.6M funding

Health tech startup RedBrick AI has raised $4.6 million in a funding round led by Sequoia India and Southeast Asia’s Surge as it plans to expand the market for its medical imagery annotations so

MedCrypt lands $25M injection to secure vulnerable medical devices

The Internet of Things in the healthcare sector is booming. A typical hospital has hundreds of connected devices, from implantables, wearables, monitors, workflow and imaging to patient data systems.

Calm launches clinical mental health offering, Calm Health

Calm, the subscription-based mindfulness app, today announced its first foray into a clinical mental health offering: Calm Health. Offered through payers, providers and self-insured employers, Calm He

Expanding the boundaries of primary care with Kelsey Mellard from Sitka

Welcome back to Found, the podcast that brings you the stories behind the startups. We talk to a lot of health tech founders on this show because there are countless ways the healthcare system, partic

Roon wants to educate patients with freshly sourced info on their conditions

As individuals try to manage medical information and understand their conditions, many typically turn to Google or WebMD — neither of which does much to verify or provide the latest information. But

Startups among entities to face tougher laws as Kenya moves to protect personal data

Startups processing personal data in Kenya are among the entities required to register with the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC), as the East African country implements a law protecti

3 views on Amazon’s $3.9B acquisition of One Medical

After it was rumored to be in play earlier this month, it shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that One Medical has found a new home. After a torrid public offering, the value of the American consumer

Thanks to Amazon, One Medical and Whole Foods are on the same dang shelf

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Alex, Natasha and Mary Ann got together with Grace once agai

Canvas Medical, ‘the Tesla of EMRs,’ raises a $24 million Series B round

When Andrew Hines started Canvas Medical in 2015 he couldn’t have predicted that telehealth would go from niche to norm or that a pandemic would inspire entrepreneurs to launch a new fleet of di
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