Startup Health just released their Q1 2018 Global Digital Health Funding Report. The most recent quarter had the most deal volume of any first quarter since they’ve been tracking data — totaling $2.8B of investment across 191 deals. This actually tracks along with one of the predictions that we made during our Innovation Symposium events earlier this year -- that healthcare funding will continue to increase. The social and business opportunities that exist here are simply too big, and too important, for it to be otherwise.
Some other important themes highlighted in the report:
Those are just a few of the report highlights. There are a lot of interesting nuggets in the rest of the report (far too many to cover here), but flip through and you can see which cities in the US are most active, which investors have done the most deals, and what the most frequent applications are. Plenty to keep tabs on in this space!
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