H|T: The Healthtech Times – A new focus on maternal care

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Mogo, League partner for health insurance fraud protection solution(BETAKIT)

Vancouver-based FinTech Mogo and Toronto-based digital benefits platform League are teaming up to bring identity fraud protection to League users.

InCountry raises $15M for its cloud-based private data storage-as-a-service solution(TECHCRUNCH)

In part because of the nature of data protection, in its short six months of life, InCountry has already come out of the gates with a global viewpoint and global remit.

Philips grows digital health portfolio with acquisition of patient tracking, triage company Medumo(MOBIHEALTHNEWS)

The company helps patients prepare for appointments through texts, emails, phone calls and paper mailing.

Mahmee raises $3M from Serena Williams and Mark Cuban, led by Hamilton to disrupt prenatal and postpartum care(FORBES)

Maternal and infant health tech company Mahmee just closed a $3M funding round that includes prominent figures such as Mark Cuban and Serena Williams.

Pivot raises $17 million for AI-powered home workouts(VENTUREBEAT)

The startup taps a combination of sensors and machine learning to count reps and track form in real time.

Peter Kolchinsky and Raj Shah raise a $300M fund devoted to biotech startups(ENDPTS)

Peter Kolchinsky and Raj Shah have another $300 million-plus to play with on the biotech venture side of their investment business.


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

CAN – UK-Canada Diabetes Research Team Grants (read more)

CAN – Alliance Grants (read more)

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