H|T: The Healthtech Times – A new era for fertility tech

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Premier Health launches mental health counselling app (BETAKIT)

“Having the ability to offer virtual mental health counselling services is pivotal to our patient-centric app.”

It’s a new era for fertility tech (TECHCRUNCH)

Fertility startups are fielding calls from venture capitalists — why?

Hacking Health St. John’s opens registration for Hackathon 2019 (BETAKIT)

The hackathon’s goal is to bring together healthcare professionals, developers, designers, and innovators.

Employee clinic company Crossover Health snaps up telemedicine startup Sherpaa (MEDCITYNEWS)

CEO Scott Shreeve said the company’s push into virtual care was led by customer demands about serving employees who were remote and therefore unable to access the company’s physical clinics.

CB2 Insights closes $5 million CAD oversubscribed private placement (BETAKIT)

CB2 Insights is focused on bringing real-world evidence driven from the point-of-care to the medical cannabis community.

Accurx raises £8.8M Series A for its messaging app for medical teams and patients (TECHCRUNCH)

The funding was led by Atomico, with participation from EF and LocalGlobe.

Medstack raises $2.4 million oversubscribed seed round led by Telus Ventures (BETAKIT)

“For too long, developers have struggled because of the challenges of onboarding to the industry’s stringent requirements,” said MedStack CEO, Balaji Gopalan.

Eden Health Raises $10M in Series A Funding (FINSMES)

Eden Health, which provides an integrated solution for employers across primary care, mental healthcare and insurance navigation, raised the funding from Greycroft.

Two Chairs nabs $7M for its client-therapist matching app and brick-and-mortar clinics (TECHCRUNCH)

The company currently operates four clinics in the Bay Area, where patients can access individual or group therapy. Each of those clinics was built with modern, young professionals in mind using “thoughtful design” to create “non-judgmental spaces.”


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

CAN – 2019 Sci Innovation Competition Final (read more)

CAN – Electronic Database and Workflow Management tool for Pharmacy Clinical Trials (read more)

CAN – Automated Robotic Screening Platform (read more)

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Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi is a staff writer and content creator at BetaKit with a strong interest in Canadian startup, business, and legal tech news. In her free time, Amira indulges in baking desserts, working out, and watching legal shows.

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