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Roon wants to educate patients with freshly sourced info on their conditions

As individuals try to manage medical information and understand their conditions, many typically turn to Google or WebMD — neither of which does...

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Startups among entities to face tougher laws as Kenya moves to protect personal data

The registration kicked off after the data protection regulations, providing guidance to be adhered by data controllers and processors, came into...

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3 views on Amazon’s $3.9B acquisition of One Medical

After it was rumored to be in play earlier this month, it shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that One Medical has found a new home. After a torrid...

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Thanks to Amazon, One Medical and Whole Foods are on the same dang shelf

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

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Canvas Medical, ‘the Tesla of EMRs,’ raises a $24 million Series B round

Canvas, an electronic medical records startup, helps stakeholders - from physicians to insurance companies to social workers - keep better track of...

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Roe’s reversal will shake up how startups are built

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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Wonderbelly is taking on Tums

Deep tech and D2C have very little in common, except Noah Kraft. The Doppler Labs founder, who first came into the spotlight in 2014 with the launch...

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Egyptian healthtech startup Vezeeta cuts 10% of 500-person staff

Vezeeta, a healthtech startup operating in the Middle East and Africa, reportedly laid off about 10% of its staff last week. The number of affected...

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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...

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CarePoint raises $10M to spread healthcare tech across Africa

CarePoint (formerly known as Africa Health Holdings) is setting up telemedicine centers and building “micro-tech-enabled-clinics” targeting the...

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Stripe is playing checkers with Plaid

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

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Curebase thinks the future of clinical testing is decentralized, and raises $40M to prove it

The medical world has come a long way from the traditional, centralized way of conducting clinical trials, but there’s still a lot of...

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Singapore-based healthcare startup Ordinary Folk gets $5M to fight stigma

Ordinary Folk, a Singapore-based telehealth startup dedicated to men and women’s health issues, has raised $5 million in pre-seed funding from...

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Sika lets patients ‘hack’ their health savings accounts to buy wellness products tax-free

Sika's healthcare fintech can help customers buy skincare products or a Peloton using pre-tax HSA or FSA dollars.

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Zaya Care partners with payers to bring the European model of maternal care to the States

Despite the fact that we spend more on healthcare per capita, the U.S. leads the wealthy world in maternal mortality. And health inequity plays a big...

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Ivorian healthtech startup Susu has $1M to scale its family-centric insurance product across Africa

More Africans now suffer from chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension than ever before. A growing population and lifestyle changes,...

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Calm acquires healthcare technology company Ripple Health Group

Meditation app Calm is acquiring Ripple Health Group, a San Francisco-based healthcare technology company. The terms of the deal were not disclosed....

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Sydney-based medtech startup Harrison.ai gets $129M AUD led by Horizons Ventures

Harrison.ai, a Sydney-based company that creates medical devices with AI technology, announced today it has raised $129 million AUD (about $92.3...

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Healthcare startup Africa Health Holdings lands $18 million Series A funding to roll-out tech-enabled services

Africa Health Holdings, a healthcare startup running several hospitals, has secured $18 million in a Series A round, funds that will go toward...

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Brazil’s Canary sings with closing of biggest fund with $100M in commitments

Canary’s first two funds each invested in approximately 50 companies and the firm's expectation is to do around the same number of first...

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Bypa-ss raises $1M pre-seed to expand health tech product across Egypt

Digital healthcare continues to thrive globally following the effects of the pandemic last year, but venture capital inflows differ regionally with...

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Femtech startup illumigyn secures $33M to provide women with accessible and affordable medical care

According to World Health Organization, cervical cancer, the fourth most common cancer among women, affected approximately 570,000 women and...

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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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Form Ventures closes £30M Fund II aimed at startups tackling regulated areas like health tech

A large number of U.K. tech “unicorns” have been in complex markets where policy and regulation really matters. But regulated markets...

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New Zealand startup HeartLab raises $2.45M to bring heart scanning software to the US

New Zealand-based medtech startup HeartLab has raised $2.45 million in seed funding that it says will help the company expand its AI-powered heart...

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Iceland’s Crowberry Capital launches $90M seed and early-stage fund aimed at Nordics

Crowberry Capital, operating in Reykjavik and Copenhagen, has launched Crowberry II: a $90 million seed and early-stage fund aimed at startups in the...

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Doximity’s S-1 may explain why healthcare exits are heating up

By generating lots of cash and profit, Doximity hasn't raised a round since 2014.

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Extra Crunch roundup: first-check myths, Miami relocation checklist, standout SaaSy startups

We're off on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day; I hope you have a relaxing weekend!

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