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Future Fertility CEO Diana Olusanmi told BetaKit that many of the other firms operating in the fertility space have focused on the embryo, while Future Fertility is “the first company to offer non-invasive egg assessment for patients through their fertility clinics.”
Transcarent is the latest entrant in the world of healthcare unicorns announcing a $200 million Series C investment round led by Kinnevik and Human Capital.
Co-founded in 2015 by CEO Brett Belchetz, a former emergency-room doctor, Maple has developed a digital healthcare platform that aims to deliver timely and convenient access to healthcare providers.
The class action lawsuit alleges a proxy statement provided to investors before the merger misrepresented the company’s financial performance and prospects.
Telus is also, notably, an investor in digital pharmacy startup PocketPills, for which Telus Ventures led an all-equity, $30 million round in March.
For its series E round, Verana Health has attracted a slew of big-name strategic and institutional investors, including lead backers Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Novo Growth, as well as GV, Casdin Capital, Brook Byers, the Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, THVC, and Breyer Capital.
Lewis Hower, Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank, explains the investor mindset and how it can impact startup valuations.
Not every diabetes patient will benefit from wearing a device that tracks their blood glucose day in and day out.
Kevin Sandhu reviews his list of the 11 Canadian tech companies to watch in 2021 to check in on how they fared over the past year. In 2021, Sandhu tagged Bluedot, Clutch, Symend, Ollie Order, Craver Solutions, Synctera, Showbie, Elastic Garage, Synex Medical, Lufa Farms, and LifeSpeak as worth watching.
‘We’re likely closer to a market saturation point’: Why 2022 is critical for at-home fitness startups (MODERN RETAIL)
At-home fitness startups had a bumpy 2021, and 2022 is going to be the year they prove their staying power.
Sources indicated that the pre-money valuation of the financing priced League at $850 million USD, or $1.1 billion CAD, making it Canada’s newest tech unicorn.
How health and fitness trackers are about to get a lot more granular (WALL STREET JOURNAL)
Many people have become accustomed to devices quantifying their steps or heart rate. That’s just the beginning.
Headversity saw its client base grow by 250 percent in 2021, amid rising demand for mental health services during COVID-19.