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Early-stage healthcare venture capital and private equity fund, iGan Partners, is looking for innovative healthtech startups to pitch live at its second Pitch to Heal competition.
Babylon Health confirms $550M raise at $2B+ valuation to expand its AI-based health services(TECHCRUNCH)
This is the largest-ever fundraise in Europe or U.S. for digital health delivery, Babylon said.
Healthcare is the top industry for AI startup funding(BUSINESSINSIDER)
Artificial intelligence is a powerful tool for a data-rich industry. And startups have seen an opening in healthcare, new data from CB Insights shows.
CAN Health Network, a $20 million proposed project that aims to help healthtech companies to commercialize their technologies, has received an initial $7 million investment from the federal government.
Launched last year, SafetyWing’s first product is focused on medical travel insurance, with the promise to provide medical cover for anybody who works outside their home country.
The company closed its first day roughly 36% above its initial pricing of $28.
Toronto-based biotechnology startup ProteinQure has raised a $5.2 million CAD ($4 million USD) seed round for its computational protein drug design platform.
The startup enables patients to use health insurance to pay for the telemedicine visits for physicians in-network and it processes those insurance claims for doctors as part of its service.
The company says its model is able to accurately predict that a patient will develop AKI “within a clinically actionable window” up to 48 hours in advance.
3iOntario Digest presents a list of ongoing funding opportunities and other resources to accelerate health innovation.
CAN – CIHR Grant: POR Impact Assessment (read more)
CAN – CIHR: Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts (read more)
CAN – CIHR: Doctoral Foreign Study Award (DFSA): 2019-2020 (read more)