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The healthcare crisis — more evident now as summer heatwaves put pressure on hospitals — is resulting in a staffing boom. But healthcare professionals in Europe can end up with…

How the problem of hiring healthcare staff has become a fertile ground for startups

Project A Ventures launched 10 years ago in Berlin when a handful of a ex-Rocket Internet players decided they’d try their own hand at this startup stuff. Since then they’ve…

Project A Ventures closes its fourth fund, hitting $375M, the largest to date

Amazon rules the roost when it comes to e-commerce, not just because of its size but because of how it uses that to amass large amounts information that it in…

Depict.ai raises $17M to give e-commerce sites Amazon-level product recommendation muscle

When TechCrunch asks Flowrite if it’s ‘Grammarly on steroids’, CEO and co-founder Aaro Isosaari laughs, saying that’s the comment they always get for the AI writing productivity tool they’ve been…

Flowrite is an AI writing productivity tool that wants to help you hit inbox zero

Payments made a huge shift to digital platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic — purchasing moved online for many consumers and businesses, and a large proportion of those continuing to buy…

Billogram, provider of a payments platform specifically for recurring billing, raises $45M

When it comes to health issues like menopause, fertility, pregnancy, and even early parenthood, the data tells us that people typically turn to search engines and social media for advice…

Peppy, a B2B health platform for menopause, fertility, raises $10M Series A led by Felix Capital

Swedish digital health startup Kry, which offers a telehealth service (and software tools) to connect clinicians with patients for remote consultations, last raised just before the pandemic hit in Western…

Kry closes $312M Series D after use of its telehealth tools grows 100% yoy

Swedish telehealth startup Kry has launched a tool for healthcare professionals to conduct remote consultations during the coronavirus pandemic. Calls for EU citizens to self isolate to reduce the spread…

Kry launches free service for doctors to do video consultations during COVID-19 crisis

With many businesses switching staff to remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic there’s been a clearly chronicled surge in demand for videoconferencing and others comms tools like Zoom. Other types…

Online ID verification is seeing a spike in demand driven by COVID-19

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Ada Health built an AI-driven startup by moving slowly and not breaking things

When Ada Health was founded nine years ago, hardly anyone was talking about combining artificial intelligence and physician care — outside of a handful of futurists. But the chatbot boom gave way to a powerful combination of AI-augmented health care which others, like Babylon Health in 2013 and KRY in 2015, also capitalized on. The…

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Ada Health built an AI-driven startup by moving slowly and not breaking things

Project A, the Berlin-based VC, just raised a new $200 million fund (€180 million) to continue backing European startups at Seed and Series A stage. In addition, the firm —…

European early-stage VC firm ‘Project A’ on Europe’s startup scene taking the next step

French startup Alan is expanding beyond health insurance by offering telemedicine appointments directly from Alan. The company is partnering with Livi, Kry’s French subsidiary. While a handful of European countries…

Alan partners with Kry’s Livi for telemedicine appointments

Swedish telehealth startup Kry, which bagged a $66M Series B in June for market expansion, is executing on that plan — announcing today it will launch into the French market…

Kry expands its telehealth service to France — under new brand, Livi

Swedish telehealth startup Kry has closed a $66 million Series B funding round led by Index Ventures, with participation from existing investors Accel, Creandum, and Project A. It raised a $22.8M Series A round just over…

Kry bags $66M to launch its video-call-a-doctor service in more European markets

Swedish digital healthcare startup KRY has closed a €20 million ($22.8M) Series A round of funding to grow its on-demand video-call-a-doctor business, including expanding into new markets. Existing investors Index Ventures, Creandum and Project…

Accel leads $22.8M Series A in Swedish telehealth startup, KRY

The consumerization of healthcare

1:30 am PDT • June 5, 2017

Recently, I registered with the GP across the road from my flat. I’ve lived there for a year. I had put off registering beforehand due to a severe allergy to…

The consumerization of healthcare

The old-fashioned structure of traditional healthcare has led to poor quality, low availability and efficiency, especially in primary healthcare. The answer may be to sweep that away and build products…

Video-call-your-Doctor startup KRY raises €6.1M Seed led by Index and Creandum