Scaling Your Digital Health Startup

Scaling Your Digital Health Startup

Dreamit CINO Steve Barsh sits down with two Dreamit Health alums to discuss their startup journeys. Learn how Mindi Knebel of Kaizen Health and Hari Prasad of Yosi took advantage of the Dreamit program to gain customers and build relationships with healthcare enterprise companies. 

This Startup Uses Mobile Peer Support as a Solution for Medication Adherence

This Startup Uses Mobile Peer Support as a Solution for Medication Adherence

More than 50% of Americans are living with at least one chronic condition. Despite effective treatments that would allow patients to live healthy lives and lessen the $100B+ cost burden on the healthcare system, up to 60% of chronic patients fail to adhere to their medication regimes. In fact, up to 125K deaths and at least 10% of hospital admissions annually are the result of non-adherence. This startup seeks to solve that problem.

Customer Immersions at Dreamit Health

Customer Immersions at Dreamit Health

The Dreamit Health 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. 

What Happens At Dreamit?

What Happens At Dreamit?

We often get asked questions like... "What happens during a typical week at Dreamit?" "Is it worth it?" "What value can startups gain from joining the program?" In this post, we try to give an in-depth look at various aspects of the program.

Adam Dakin joins Dreamit as Managing Director of Health Program

Adam Dakin joins Dreamit as Managing Director of Health Program

We are excited to announce that Adam Dakin has joined the firm as Managing Director of Health. In this role, Adam will have direct responsibility for overseeing the hands-on de-risking and acceleration of cutting edge digital health and medical device companies from around the world. 

Blackstone Unit Acquires Cloud Analytics Startup Cloudamize

Blackstone Unit Acquires Cloud Analytics Startup Cloudamize

Blackstone today announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Philadelphia-based cloud computing analytics and migration automation leader Cloudamize. Cloudamize, an alum of Dreamit Health, will form a new software business unit within Cloudreach,  a company majority owned by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities, and continue to scale its industry-leading cloud analytics platform and independent global partner ecosystem.

Dreamit Health Info Session with Steve Barsh

Dreamit Health Info Session with Steve Barsh

Are you aware of the ways Dreamit can help startups grow and gain enterprise health customers? This webinar AMA ("ask me anything") is for startup founders to look under the hood of the Dreamit Health accelerator program and to meet the team. 

Digital Health Startup Somatix Raises $6M for Body Motion Data Tech

Digital Health Startup Somatix Raises $6M for Body Motion Data Tech

Dreamit Health alumnus from 2016 raises $6M in venture funding. Utilizing sensors built into a range of wearables, including smartwatches and smart bands, the Somatix platform allows organizations to remotely maintain continuous, bi-directional contact with those under their care.

How to Get SEO & SEM Campaigns to Work Hand-in-Hand for B2B Companies

How to Get SEO & SEM Campaigns to Work Hand-in-Hand for B2B Companies

A 2017 study by BrightEdge shows about 51% of all web traffic is generated through organic searches (SEO). However, 10% is generated through paid searches (SEM). So, the smart choice is to leverage both to increase your B2B leads. To drive traffic your way, your B2B company must produce quality content. If not, your page rankings will never increase. Your content needs to be SEO-friendly for it to show up in search engine results. You want to be sure that search engines understand what the content is about, so they can send the right traffic to it.

Digital Health Funding Activity in 2017

Digital Health Funding Activity in 2017

In terms of shocking moments and surprising fads, 2017 is yet to disappoint. Amidst a sea of fidget spinners, “covfefe,” and unicorn frappucinos, one welcome trend is the unprecedented number of dollars and deals pouring into digital health. With an unremarkable first quarter followed by record-breaking deals in Q2, the digital health funding landscape is poised to have it’s best year yet if the momentum continues.

How to accelerate your startup with the right digital marketing

How to accelerate your startup with the right digital marketing

Before answering the "how" of digital marketing, entrepreneurs should ask who they are marketing to and why this audience might need their product or service. As CEO of Startup Professionals Martin Zwilling points out, digital marketing is "all about selling solutions (not technology) to real customers who have real needs and problems they want to be solved." By identifying who your customers are and how you will solve their problems, you'll be well on your way to marketing success.

PeopleGrove Raises $1.8 Million in Seed Funding Led by Reach Capital

PeopleGrove Raises $1.8 Million in Seed Funding Led by Reach Capital

PeopleGrove, an edtech startup which has built a software platform to connect students and professionals with advisers, coaches and mentors, has raised $1.8 million in seed funding. The funding round, coming less than a year after graduating from the Dreamit edtech accelerator in Spring 2016, was led by Reach Capital, with participation from Bisk Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Floodgate, GSV, Launch Capital, RiverPark Ventures and University Ventures.

Water Street Tampa + Dreamit UrbanTech

Water Street Tampa + Dreamit UrbanTech

The team at Strategic Property Partners, the joint venture between Bill Gates' Cascade Investment and Jeff Vinik, owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning, recently announced a name for their $3B urban redevelopment project: Water Street Tampa. Learn about the project here.

NIDA Funds Health Tech Startup Fighting Opioid Addiction

NIDA Funds Health Tech Startup Fighting Opioid Addiction

emocha Mobile Health has been awarded funding by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to study and commercialize adherence technology for people with opioid addiction. In partnership with the University of Washington and Boston Medical Center, emocha will assess patients on office-based buprenorphine treatment using video direct observation.

Why Scaling a PropTech Startup is So Difficult

Why Scaling a PropTech Startup is So Difficult

The prop tech market is ready for major growth. Investor confidence in the sector has risen to 8.3 from 8.2 and startup confidence jumped to 7.3 from 6.6 on a scale of 1-to-10, according to the MetaProp Index. These numbers suggest that large real estate incumbents are more eager and willing to adopt tech products created by startups.

The NYC Urban Tech Ecosystem

The NYC Urban Tech Ecosystem

Urban technology is a broad category and encompasses startups that operate within a number of other more obviously recognizable sectors, including construction tech, IoT, energy efficiency, big data, prop tech and more. It becomes a little easier to understand what urban tech means when you know about who urban tech actually is. With that idea in mind, here are some of the leading voices in this new movement that is transforming the way we live in and interact with cities. 

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