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BetaKit

Dialogue publicly launches virtual mental health program

Dialogue is launching the second phase of its Stress Management and Well-Being program, which offers proactive mental health support to employees.


LATEST JOBS

Statflo – Customer Experience Specialist

SHIFT – Growth Manager

Loopio – Customer Success Manager

See more jobs and post your own on Jobs.BetaKit (powered by Jobbio).


TechCrunch

Parsley Health nabs $26 million Series B to launch telemedicine products

Parsley Health offers a membership service that allows users to work with doctors to find the root of their issues and create lifestyle changes to resolve them.


Biotech startup Future Meat raises $14 million Series A to commercialize cultured meat through its distributive, GMO-free production platform

Founded in 2018, Future Meat Technologies is pioneering the cost-efficient, GMO-free production of meat directly from animal cells, without the need to raise or harvest animals.


BetaKit

Innovate Financial Health launching FinTech accelerator with Capital One

Innovate Financial Health, a nonprofit that supports technology that improves financial health, is launching an accelerator funded by Capital One.


TechCrunch

This startup just raised $8 million to help busy doctors assess the cognitive health of 50 million seniors

All over the globe, the population of people who are aged 65 and older is growing faster than every other age group.


Paris–based healthtech startup Primaa raises €2 million to roll out its diagnostic software across France

Founded in September of 2018 by siblings Fanny, Stéphane and Marie Sockeel, Primaa has leveraged the latest innovations in AI and deep learning to develop an automated diagnostic software suite for anatomical pathologists.


Clinical trial SaaS startup Florence raises $7.1M

The startup, which assists clinical trials through software by managing document and data flow between research sites and sponsors, will use the funding for Florence’s product offerings.


Cadence Neuroscience raises $15M for epilepsy treatment created at Mayo Clinic

The Series A round was led by Jazz Venture Partners, and the company also received support from Mayo Clinic and grants from the Epilepsy Foundation.


TechCrunch

SmileDirectClub’s former CEO is back with a new dental startup called Tend

A growing number of newer dental brands has been attracting money from venture investors who are still kicking themselves for missing runaway hits.


LATEST HEALTHTECH GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

3iOntario Digest presents a list of ongoing funding opportunities and other resources to accelerate health innovation.

CAN – CIHR Catalyst Grant: Addressing Musculoskeletal Conditions and Arthritis in Canadians (read more)

CAN – CIHR Inuit Research Network Development Grant (read more)

CAN – CIHR Netherlands-Canada Type 2 Diabetes Consortium – Travel Award (read more)

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Caitlin Hotchkiss

Caitlin Hotchkiss

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