telehealth

Patient monitoring startup Doccla secures $3.3M seed funding for ‘virtual wards’ platform

Doccla, a health tech startup with a platform that can monitor patients on hospital wards and in the home, has secured a $3.3 million seed funding round, led by Giant Ventures and Speedinvest. The com

Teatis, low-sugar superfood powders developer for diabetics, closes seed round

Serial entrepreneur Hiroshi Takatoh recognized the need for convenient and nutritious food for critically ill consumers after losing his wife to cancer. Takatoh founded Teatis, a plant-based sugar-blo

Southeast Asia “omnichannel” health startup Doctor Anywhere gets $88M SGD

Doctor Anywhere, a startup that takes an “omnichannel” approach to healthcare, announced today it has raised $88 million SGD (about $65.7 million USD) in Series C funding. The round was led by Asi

Virtual clinic Hey Jane raises $2.2M to solve for state anti-abortion legislation

The idea for the company was driven by Missouri almost closing its one abortion clinic.

Mental health startup Intellect gets $2.2M to expand across Asia

Intellect, a Singapore-based startup that wants to make mental health care more accessible in Asia, announced it has raised $2.2 million in pre-Series A funding. It is taking part in Y Combinator’s

Inspired by Airbnb, Hims & Hers offers 10,000 free medical visits to displaced Afghan refugees

Hims & Hers co-founder and CEO Andrew Dudum said Thursday that his company is in the process of distributing 10,000 primary care and mental health visits to displaced Afghan refugees. Founded in 2

Back to the suture: The future of healthcare is in the home

In-home care is nothing new. In the 1930s, over 40% of physician-patient encounters took place in the home, but by the 1980s, that figure dropped to under 1%.

Accel leads Lucid Lane’s $16M round aimed at treating people with medication dependency

The company's platform enables real-time intervention for people with medication dependence and substance-use disorders.

As the delta variant surges, a nonprofit app lets hospital patients call home for free on any device 

COVID Tech Connect, a nonprofit created during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, is launching a free app aimed at helping hospital patients call home. As the delta varia

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

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 to ask about

NewView Capital leads $22.3M Series B in Australian telehealth platform Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is serving more than 200,000 patients across four demographic-focused brands: contraception and fertility, skincare, men’s health and sexual wellness.

Healthcare data sharing: How to improve patient care in the future

To truly lower costs and reduce inefficiencies, we have to abandon the existing structure and put the customer first.

How one founder navigated a highly personal product category and a major shift in focus

On this week’s episode of Found, we speak to Rob Schutz, co-founder and Chief Growth Officer at Ro. Ro recently raised $500 million, bringing its total raised to date to near $1 billion. The dig

New South African partnership gets $3M, launches telehealth product

For the early detection and treatment of health conditions, easy access to primary healthcare is crucial. Primary healthcare is best delivered by teams of primary care clinicians coordinating care bet

Doximity’s S-1 may explain why healthcare exits are heating up

By generating lots of cash and profit, Doximity hasn't raised a round since 2014.

Click-and-mortar is a better model for healthcare

While there are few silver linings to the COVID-19 pandemic, one is the widespread adoption of virtual care, which will lead to hybrid models that combine the best elements of in-person and virtual ca

Expressable launches with millions for scalable speech therapy

Speaking isn’t simple for at least 40 million Americans, so a new Austin-based startup is scaling a solution. Expressable is a digital speech therapy company that connects patients to speech-languag

Kaia Health grabs $75M on surging interest in its virtual therapies for chronic pain and COPD

New York headquartered Kaia Health, which offers AI-assisted digital therapies via a mobile app for chronic pain related to musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders and for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseas

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

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 Wes

South Africa’s Quro Medical comes out of stealth with $1.1M to expand its hospital-at-home service

For a continent with such stark inequality, Africa has seen limited innovation to increase access to healthcare and reduce healthcare delivery costs. Over the years, there has been continued investmen
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