H|T: The Healthtech Times – Canada’s virtual healthcare solutions

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Healthtech-focused iGan Partners adds $50 million to Fund I (BETAKIT)

Toronto-based venture capital and private equity firm iGan Partners announced the second close of its Fund I, securing an additional $50 million to invest in healthtech companies.

Esports organization Gen.G gets $46 million in funding from Will Smith and Stanford (VENTUREBEAT)

Fitness startup Tonal has announced it has raised $45 million as it prepares to scale its smart in-home workout system and fend off a growing crop of similar startups in the space.

Medbelle raises $7M to build out its ‘digital hospital’ (TECHCRUNCH)

Medbelle, the London and Berlin-based startup offering what it calls an “end-to-end platform” for medical procedures, has raised $7 million in Series A funding

Dot Health, Maple partnering to create virtual healthcare solution (BETAKIT)

Dot Health, a mobile platform that finds and stores medical records, and Maple, a platform for on-demand access to healthcare providers, have partnered to create a virtual healthcare solution.

Aidoc, the AI solution for medical imaging analysis, raises $27M Series B (TECHCRUNCH)

Aidoc, the Tel Aviv startup using AI to analyse medical scans, has raised $27 million in Series B funding.

Everlywell raises $50 million for at-home medical tests (VENTUREBEAT)

The fresh capital will be used to expand the company’s platform and scale its brand partnerships, said founder and CEO Julia Cheek.

Hamilton biopharmaceutical raises $140 million CAD for cancer therapy tech (BETAKIT)

Hamilton-based biopharmaceutical company Fusion Pharmaceuticals has announced the completion of a $140 million CAD ($105 million USD) Series B round, to help develop its targeted radiotherapy cancer treatment.

Nvidia launches its Isaac SDK to help democratize AI-powered robot development (TECHCRUNCH)

Announced last month, the software development kit is part of the chipmaker’s ongoing push to help make robotics development more accessible for a wider range of users.

Telemedicine platform, OnCall Health, raises $2 million CAD (BETAKIT)

OnCall Health, a virtual care technology and services platform for healthcare providers, has a raised $2 million CAD seed round that will be used to increase its operations across North America.

Swedish respiratory health startup NuvoAir raises $3M (MOBIHEALTHNEWS)

Swedish startup NuvoAir, best known for making respiratory monitors, scored $3 million in new funding. The latest round was led by Inustrifonden, with participation from Investment AB Spiltan.

Montreal-based VirtualMED bringing AI to virtual healthcare (BETAKIT)

Montreal-based VirtualMED is partnering with HealthTap, an American healthtech company, to offer AI-powered virtual care to Canadians.


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

CAN – Priority Health Innovation Challenge (read more)

CAN – Canadian Cancer Society Impact Grants (read more)

CAN – Active and Assisted Living Program (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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