H|T: The Healthtech Times – When AI navigates healthtech


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AlayaCare acquires New York-based Arrow Solutions to tackle US Medicaid market(BETAKIT)

Healthtech startup AlayaCare, which develops solutions for home care providers, has acquired New York-based software company Arrow Solutions.

How Microsoft runs its $40M ‘AI for Health’ initiative(TECHCRUNCH)

How does one responsibly parachute into such complex ecosystems as a tech provider, and what is the process for vetting recipients of the company’s funds and services?

Google arm, Bain lead $100 million infusion for health-data startup(BLOOMBERG)

Health-data startup Verana Health has raised $100 million from investors including GV, formerly Google Ventures, and Bain Capital Ventures.

Today in funding: Inkblot Therapy, UrtheCast, and Screenfluence(BETAKIT)

Three Canadian startups have announced fresh funding rounds to fuel their growth. Here’s the latest on who raised how much and from whom.

Los Angeles’ Gento wants to build an on-demand healthcare staffing marketplace(TECHCRUNCH)

The new financing came from Palisades Growth Capital, and the company said it would use the money to expand nationally and invest more capital in research and development.

BenchSci raises $29 million CAD Series B round(BETAKIT)

BenchSci has raised a $29 million CAD ($22 million USD) Series B funding round led by F-Prime Capital.

Hinge Health raises $90M for musculoskeletal pain treatment(MEDCITYNEWS)

The digital health startup raised a $90 million funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The company builds software tools to help patients with joint and back pain.

St. Louis biotech startup raises $25M as it prepares for commercialization(BIZJOURNALS)

Adarza BioSystems said the funding will help it prepare for commercialization of its ZIVA platform, a biological testing device designed to assist researchers with disease profiling and drug development.

German startup Medloop raises €6 million for integrated patient management tool(MOBIHEALTHNEWS)

Product offering will be expanded to help doctors in the UK and Germany deliver preventative care.

Narwhal List 2020 tracks a year of massive raises, 42 potential Canadian Unicorns(BETAKIT)

Charles Plant, the founder of the Narwhal Project, has released the 2020 Narwhal List, a report highlighting Canada’s fastest-growing tech companies.

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