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Months after closing its $225 million CAD Series D round to support its American expansion efforts, Montréal-based AlayaCare has acquired United States-based Delta Health Technologies.
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Senior care startup Papa valued at $1.4B (MED CITY NEWS)
The startup matches seniors with companions to help with non-medical tasks. It currently has partnerships with more than 65 health plans.
Toronto-based healthtech startup Felix Health has announced plans to bolster its recently launched digital mental health service by introducing the ability to get diagnosed and treated for anxiety and depression through its platform.
Notable, which makes RPA-based tools to speed up healthcare admin, raises $100M at a $600M valuation (TECHCRUNCH)
Notable’s sweet spot has been using robotic process automation combined with API integrations and other technologies to speed up some of the administrative work that connects the dots in a healthcare regiment.
Back for second cohort, Ryerson Venture Zone in Brampton expands program beyond healthcare into smart mobility (BETAKIT)
Speaking with BetaKit, Usha Srinivasan, the Executive Director of RVZ, explained how the expansion came to be, how RVZ differs from other incubators and accelerators, and what the program looks for in startup applicants.
Walmart hires Dr. David Carmouche to lead its care organization (BUSINESS INSIDER)
Walmart has hired a Louisiana health-system exec to lead its care organization as it expands its clinics and pushes into telehealth.
Kalanick-backed startup Kareo to merge with healthcare IT firm (BNN BLOOMBERG)
The merged company will be called Tebra, according to a statement.
Named “awAIR,” the company is working towards submitting data related to the cerebral amyloid status test for Alzheimer’s disease for its FDA regulatory submission.
Momentum is fading for its bikes and treadmill machines, and more consumers are heading back to gyms.
Speaking with BetaKit ahead of his talk at SAAS NORTH, Steve Munford shared what he thinks is the right approach to growth for Canadian tech founders.
Startup investors have often suspended skepticism while chasing a hot deal. The trial of Ms. Holmes, the founder of Theranos, has put that behavior under the spotlight.
Lava intends to leverage Lumira’s team, relationships, experience, and database of healthcare investment opportunities.
Spurred by the pandemic, Google, Amazon, and Apple are all offering tools for monitoring older adults, raising privacy concerns.