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 Jonathan Shieber

Fastly, the content delivery network, files for an IPO

Fastly, the content delivery network, files for an IPO

Fastly, the content delivery network that’s raised $219 million in financing from investors (according to Crunchbase), is ready for its close up in the public markets. The eight-year-old company is one of several businesses that improve the download time and delivery of different websites to internet browsers and it has just filed for an IPO. […]

 Jonathan Shieber

Consumers get another digital home health offering as Tyto Care and Best Buy launch TytoHome

Consumers get another digital home health offering as Tyto Care and Best Buy launch TytoHome

Best Buy is partnering with the Israeli technology company Tyto Care to become the official retailer for the company’s all-in-one digital diagnostics kit through its physical stores in California, the Dakotas, Ohio and Minnesota, and through its online store. Tyto previously sold its technology through healthcare plans, making its handheld examination device (with attachments that […]

 Jonathan Shieber

PathAI raises $60 million for its computer vision-based pathogen detection technology

PathAI raises $60 million for its computer vision-based pathogen detection technology

With a clinical version of PathAI‘s computer vision-based pathogen detection service still at least one year from coming to market, the diagnostic technology developer has snagged $60 million in its latest round of financing. The company’s tech is used by doctors to analyze cell samples taken from patients to determine the presence or absence of […]

 Jonathan Shieber

Acting as the data integrator between hospitals and digital health apps brings Redox $33 million

Acting as the data integrator between hospitals and digital health apps brings Redox $33 million

Investors have forked over $33 million in a new round of funding for Redox, hoping that the company can execute on its bid to serve as the link between healthcare providers and the technology companies bringing new digital services to market. The financing comes just two months after Redox sealed a deal with Microsoft to […]

 Jonathan Shieber

As researchers pursue links between bacteria and human health, startups stand to benefit

As researchers pursue links between bacteria and human health, startups stand to benefit

In 2009, the National Institutes of Health launched a five-year, $150 million project to stimulate research into a new field of medicine examining the connections between the millions of bacteria living in the human gut and overall human health. Spurred by the advancements in genetics from a decade earlier, this new field of research would […]

 Jonathan Shieber

Want to know where epidemics are flaring up around the world? Metabiota has the tool for you

Want to know where epidemics are flaring up around the world? Metabiota has the tool for you

In an effort to inform the public of the health risks breaking out all over the world (or just to scare the bejeezus out of already paranoid people), the startup Metabiota has released a free-to-use epidemic tracker for all of the outbreaks monitored publicly around the world. The San Francisco-based company frames its tool as […]

 Jonathan Shieber

Tackling the $190 billion physical therapy market, Sword Health raises $8 million from Khosla Ventures

Tackling the $190 billion physical therapy market, Sword Health raises $8 million from Khosla Ventures

The U.S. healthcare system spends roughly $190 billion every year on physical therapies prescribed to treat muscular and skeletal disorders, and Sword Health has raised $8 million in a new round of financing to slash those costs. The New York-based company was founded in Europe four years ago and recently relocated to the U.S., where […]

 Jonathan Shieber

With 35 different in-home health diagnostic tests now on offer, EverlyWell raises $50 million to expand

With 35 different in-home health diagnostic tests now on offer, EverlyWell raises $50 million to expand

Venture capitalists are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into healthcare startups pitching lower-cost alternatives to traditional services, and one of their primary targets is diagnostics. As investors look to back services that can pitch lower-cost alternatives to customers, companies like EverlyWell, the Disrupt Battlefield alumnus that just raised $50 million in new financing, start […]

 Jonathan Shieber

Labelbox raises $10 million for its services to support machine learning applications

Labelbox raises $10 million for its services to support machine learning applications

Labelbox, a provider of services to create, manage and maintain data sets for machine learning applications, has raised $10 million in a new round of funding. The financing came from Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused venture fund, with participation from previous investors Kleiner Perkins, First Round Capital and Sumon Sadhu, an angel investor. Labelbox manages the process […]

 Jonathan Shieber

On the heels of a $40 million round, TriNetX brings its services for drug trials to Europe

On the heels of a $40 million round, TriNetX brings its services for drug trials to Europe

The market for technology and services for clinical drug trials is expected to reach $68.9 billion over the next seven years. The trials, which are necessary to bring new healthcare treatments to market, are by necessity prolonged, complicated affairs. Several companies are vying for a piece of this multi-billion-dollar pie with the offer of new […]

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