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How a Romanian medtech startup helped US doctors treat refugee Ukrainian cancer patients

An innovative new medical startup in Romania helped doctors from three countries collaborate to treat Ukrainian cancer patients made refugees after Russia’s brutal invasion. The “Tumor Board” pr

African health tech startups in the supply chain segment show rapid growth, spurring a $7M investment initiative

While Africa’s health systems are still reeling from the effects of the COVID pandemic, the adoption of digital health services has been revved up in some countries. Telemedicine, the standout offer

Nigerian at-home lab testing platform Healthtracka gets $1.5M, backed by female VCs

According to this World Health Organization (WHO) article on treating cancer, detecting symptomatic patients as early as possible gives them the best chance for successful treatment. Though the piece

Boulder Care takes in funding as its opioid telehealth program yields industry-leading retention rates

The company is serving several thousand patients and growing its footprint as a value-add employee benefit.

‘Move fast and break things’ is a bad idea for health tech startups

When you're building a digital health company, the ultimate end user is a person in need of medical care.

Nue Life Health raises $23M Series A Led by Obvious Ventures for psychedelics platform

Last year we covered the $3.3 million seed round for NUE Life Health, a US-based telemedicine startup in the US, which was building out a mental wellness platform that combined psychedelic-assisted th

Uganda’s Rocket Health raises $5M to scale telemedicine across Africa

The world over, the popularity of telemedicine spiked during the COVID pandemic, growing 78 times in April 2020, a few months after the disease struck, according to a McKinsey study. In some parts of

Inside the pitch deck that won Heartbeat Health’s first investment check

"We look for founders who have a combination of domain insight and domain experience," said Kindred Ventures' Kanyi Maqubela.

Daily Crunch: Salesforce, AWS collaborate to offer bundled services for streaming content providers

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Getlabs will build out its at-home blood testing network with $20M Series A

The next time your doorbell rings, it might be a DoorDash delivery, or one of a handful of startups all vying for grocery delivery supremacy. Or it might be a phlebotomist, ready to do your blood work

Telemedicine startups can survive and thrive under renewed regulation

Telemedicine will mature from a convenient replacement in a crisis to earning its own seat at the table in the healthcare industry as an essential participant in the continuum of care.

Pandemic prompts launch of new $75M US telemedicine fund from Swiftarc Ventures

New York-based venture fund Swiftarc Ventures is launching a new fund dubbed Swiftarc Telehealth to take advantage of the boom in Telehealth-focused startups which have emerged, partly in the wake of

Kiddo picks up $16M for a kids’ wearable aimed at four chronic conditions

Kiddo, formally known as Good Parents Inc., announced a $16 million Series A round on Tuesday. Through a combination of wearables, parental coaching and telehealth, the company has its sights firmly s

The growing power of digital healthcare: 6 trends to watch in 2022

The digital healthcare revolution has already begun, and it will gain further momentum in 2022 as providers and patients look for new and better ways to improve care.

AARP, T. Rowe Price, QED kick off community to target $8.3T 50-plus market

Prior to the global pandemic, technology for older folks was a nice to have, but now is “an absolute necessity to live your best life,” according to AARP's Andy Miller.

Nigeria’s Helium Health acquires Qatar’s Meddy in rare Africa-GCC deal

Intro’s app attracts Andreessen, Seven Seven Six, Kevin Durant to connect celebrity e-design experts with those seeking advice

Intro provides access to in-demand experts through personalized one-on-one video calls.

Habitual is using digital support plus food replacement to help reverse type 2 diabetes

London-based Habitual, a health tech startup which offers a weight loss program aimed at people with type 2 diabetes (or prediabetes) that combines “evidence-based” food replacement with d

Instacart shopper activist group asks customers to delete the app until demands for better conditions are met

Yesterday, the Gig Workers Collective — representing a body of about 13,000 Instacart shoppers — launched a #DeleteInstacart campaign, urging customers to delete the Instacart app as a sho

Singapore-based caregiving startup Homage raises $30M Series C

Homage, the caregiving-focused startup, has raised a $30 million Series C led by Sheares Healthcare Group, which is wholly owned by investment firm Temasek. Other participants included new investors D
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