We recently announced our investment in InquisitHealth, a Dreamit HealthTech company focused on improving health outcomes via peer mentorship and coaching programs. The new round of funding brings InquisitHealth’s total funding, including non-dilutive grants from the National Institutes of Health, to $4.2M.
Blockchain applications have grown in popularity with the rise of technologies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. But, whether blockchain can transform or disrupt healthcare for the better remains unclear. In this article, we evaluate several potential use cases for blockchain in healthcare and showcase some of the startups that are bringing this technology to the industry.
Looking to raise the next round of funding for your healthcare startup? To speed up the process of finding investors for your company, check out our database of 130+ healthcare-focused venture firms.
The procedure for cleaning patients’ ears hasn’t changed in close to 200 years. But, Dreamit HealthTech alum SafKan has developed a medical device that modernizes this process. SafKan recently announced additional funding from cultivate(MD) to continue its commercialization efforts.
On June 8th, 2018, executives, investors, founders, and other leaders from the Philadelphia healthcare community came together for Dreamit HealthTech’s Spring 2018 Demo Day. 7 innovative healthcare startups pitched at the event and attendees listened to Adam Dakin, Roy Rosin, and Brian Lobley discuss the future of healthcare innovation.
Dreamit HealthTech startup Infermedica recently won the award for best pitch during the EC2VC Investor Forum at HIMSS Europe & Health 2.0 Conference 2018. The company, which has developed an artificial intelligence diagnostics tool, already has several clients including Allianz Partners, Medicover, and HealthLoop.
Dreamit HealthTech alum PhotoniCare recently received a $2.1M grant from the National Institute of Health. Learn how PhotoniCare improves ear infection detection and find out how it plans to use the new funding to commercialize its product.
Dreamit HealthTech alum Voiceitt scooped up the “AI for Good” prize in the Innovate.AI competition hosted by Microsoft. Tel Aviv-based Voiceitt uses speech recognition smarts to translate unintelligible sounds into clear speech in real time, which could help people suffering from disorders such as Parkinson’s, cerebral palsy, autism, strokes, and more. Voiceitt won a $500,000 investment and $500,000 in Azure credits.
Dreamit HealthTech alum Kaizen Health recently announced it raised a $3.8M Series A round of financing. Find out more about the company and how it will improve access to healthcare.
Independence Blue Cross (Independence) hosted a Shark Tank-style pitch session to bring together entrepreneurs and key decision-makers on April 30. During a visit to the Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation, health-tech startup teams in the 2018 class of Dreamit HealthTech pitched Independence executives, followed by a Q&A with the Independence “sharks.”
Researchers expect the size of the healthcare industry to rise from $7.077T in 2015 to $8.734T in 2020. Learn about the sectors driving this growth and take a look at the startups primed to improve care and efficiencies in these areas.
Venture funding for health tech startups reached an all-time high in Q1 2018 for the first quarter of the year. Find out about the largest and most important deals that contributed to this record level of financing.
In this webinar, the teams from Care@Work (Care.com) and Chiron Health discuss how to create and execute a content marketing strategy in healthcare. A strong content marketing strategy is critical in healthcare. And crafting a strategy is a long game. Your marketing team must invest time and energy in creating effective content to foster engagement and loyalty from your customers.
The Dreamit HealthTech program is unique among healthcare-focused accelerators because of its singular focus on business development and deploying tech solutions from startups into large healthcare organizations. The cornerstone of this effort is the customer immersion program, when startups in our accelerator meet, pitch, and partner with large enterprise health organizations.
When creating a marketing campaign or ad set, asking the question “What’s Powerful Now?” is critical. As a startup, you must deliver value dynamically for users in the moment they seek your service, and you must harness the rapid pace of behavioral change in today’s health journeys.
One of the common themes coming out of the awards shows these days is that marketing to Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) just isn’t cutting it from a creative point of view. All too often, we hear that no trophy was given within the HCP categories. But why is this area of health marketing so under-served when it comes to ideas and innovation. Graham Mills of Digitas Health explains.
The most innovative healthcare providers around the country are doing their part to expand access in local communities, but this effort must be complemented by technology developed outside of these organizational structures to make a broad impact across society.
Partnerships usually entail a long term purchasing agreement. Goals tend to be mutually beneficial to both parties. And the parties in partnerships work toward a common purpose. For a successful partnership, it’s crucial that this technology complements the technology that is already in place at the larger organization and makes the product better because of it.
Want to hear leading entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators in healthcare discuss the technologies and trends that are shaping the industry’s future? Interested in networking with people who have a passion for HealthTech? Then join us at Health 2.0’s 12th Annual Fall Conference in Santa Clara, CA.
Interested in learning more about the fundamentals of the digital therapeutics industry and the cutting edge innovations driving it forward? Want to connect with leaders from the field? DTxDM East promises to provide fascinating programming and plenty of networking opportunities for anyone interested in this sector.
Ascent is New York City's largest tech conference. Attend to network with 2000+ founders, investors, and decision-makers, discover 150 game-changing startups, grab seats at one of 70+ roundtable discussions, witness 50+ keynotes, panels, and firesides, and mingle with countless like-minded entrepreneurs and VCs at numerous pub crawls and galas surrounding the event. Ascent is offering everyone in the Dreamit Ventures network a 50% discount on any pass with code: DREAMIT50 - Learn more here. In addition, the team at Ascent is still accepting Startup Exhibitor applications: Apply to exhibit!