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Ro cuts 18% of staff despite narrowing focus, raising additional capital

Ro, a healthcare unicorn that last raised $150 million just months ago at a $7 billion valuation, has cut 18% of its staff to “manage expenses,...

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Nabla is now offering a health tech stack for patient engagement

After setting out to examine digital healthcare from the inside by launching its own women’s health clinic as an app last year, French startup...

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Is there hope for digital health startups post-Roe?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our...

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‘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.

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Modern Fertility co-founder leaves Ro a year after acquisition

Modern Fertility co-founder Afton Vechery is leaving healthcare unicorn Ro about a year after her company, built alongside co-founder Carly Leahy,...

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The BNPL crackdown hasn’t crushed Walnut and its latest $110M Series A

The startup is back with fresh funding this time in the form of a $110 million Series A round.

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Digital health startups brace for a Post-Roe world

Per a leaked draft obtained by Politico, The Supreme Court is set to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, a precedent that protects a...

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Conceive wants to answer the loneliest questions in healthcare

Conceive, launching today, is a digital fertility program taking a page out of Berson’s professional and personal play book.

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Nayya nabs $55M to expand its recommendation and personalization engine for healthcare and other benefits

Digital health came into its own during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing a socially distanced way for people to use apps, smartphone cameras,...

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And just like that, Peloton is experiencing a correction

In a world of public markets, predictable futures and activist investors, failing to plan rigorously for a post-pandemic world seems borderline...

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Nigerian healthtech startup Reliance Health raises $40M led by General Atlantic

There’s no denying the growth of health tech globally over the past three years thanks to the pandemic. The event has accelerated the use of...

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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...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Ahrefs’ homepage, digital health trends, 2022 marketing predictions

As we get closer to the end of the year, we’re running more stories that look back at topics we examined in depth over the last several months, and...

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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...

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It’s time for investors to redefine how we evaluate digital health startups

While digital health has captivated the attention of investors, early-stage entrepreneurs are being required to address a highly complicated yet...

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Vinehealth, offering digital support for cancer patients and SaaS for R&D, gets $5.5M to launch in the US

Vinehealth, a 2018-founded, London-based digital health startup that’s built an app offering personalized support for cancer patients while...

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

Nigeria and San Francisco-based health tech startup Helium Health has acquired Meddy, a Qatar-headquartered and UAE-based doctor booking platform,...

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NeuraLight emerges from stealth with $5.5M to digitize neurological evaluation and care

NeuraLight has launched from stealth with $5.5 million in seed funding to apply AI to advance drug development for neurological disorders. The...

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South Africa’s RecoMed raises $1.5M to scale its online healthcare marketplace

South African online healthcare marketplace RecoMed has raised a $1.5 million financing round, the company confirmed to TechCrunch. The round was led...

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Truepill’s latest funding boosts valuation to $1.6B as it works on B2B side of healthcare

The new funding represents a “hyper growth moment” for the company, which is in position to bring in some $300 million in revenue this year.

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Fintech’s growing role in the healthcare revolution

Similar to how fintech is scaling vertical SaaS, the pandemic-fueled disaggregation of healthcare has created new players that are taking a page out...

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Wefight answers questions about chronic illness with its virtual assistant

Meet Wefight, a French startup that has developed more than a dozen apps to help people suffering from chronic illness. Using a basic chatbot...

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Prenome could help pregnant women better predict and manage gestational diabetes

“We’re always trying to stick something up a women’s something.” Stevie Cline, the co-founder of Prenome, is tired of how invasive diagnostic...

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Pandemic’s shift to remote wellness helps Numan raise $40M Series B led by White Star

Numan, the European subscription service covering erectile dysfunction (ED) and men’s wellness/health needs more generally, has raised $40 million...

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Ada Health closes $90M Series B led by Leaps by Bayer

The digital health space continues cooking on gas: Berlin-based Ada Health has closed a $90 million Series B round of funding led by Leaps by Bayer,...

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Our favorite startups from YC’s Summer 21 Demo Day, Part 1

These startups made us do a double take, be it due to the size of the market opportunity, the ambition exhibited by the founding team or an idea that...

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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)...

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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...

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