Venture CapitalDec 13, 2016

Pitango announces new $175 million early stage fund

Announcing their 7th fund, this wildly successful Israeli VC is already on its way to build a strong portfolio of early stage companies

HealthOct 26, 2016
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As US healthcare costs rise, these startups could save billions

Prescriptions, pregnancy, prevention, payments: how digital health savings will come to pass

HealthAug 17, 2016
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Swedish digital health startup KRY raises €6.1 million for its video doctor consultations

Now, we're just waiting for when this will be available outside of idyllic Sweden

IoTJun 16, 2016
Manchester will be the latest big town to partner up with Cisco. Photo credit: Screenshot Cisco via YouTube

Cisco announces IoT and smart city lab for Manchester

Cisco has aggressively been increasing its partnerships with municipal governments to find urban labs for its smart city technologies

HealthApr 25, 2016
A view of the Abdali Project in downtown Amman (public domain image via Wikimedia Commons)

Hikma to launch $30 million VC fund for Jordan health startups

It will be the first major fund in Jordan devoted to digital health startups

HealthFeb 17, 2016
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A startup’s guide to digital health accelerators in Europe

Min-Sung Sean Kim, a partner of XLHEALTH, a Berlin-based VC fund specializing in digital health, lists relevant and active Europe-based accelerators in the field.

EventsNov 23, 2015
This reporter in action at the annual SLUSH Conference in Helsinki, Finland. The photo was taken with a Nokia OZO 360° camera. Photo Credit: Geektime

Reporter’s Notebook: Burning white hot at SLUSH 2015

Some thoughts from my recent trip to Helsinki, Finland

HealthNov 18, 2015
The Rise of the Corporate Accelerator, hosted by Wayra UK. Photo Credit: Wayra UK / YouTube

Telefonica launches the UK’s first healthtech accelerator

Wayra UK hosts summit discussing new partnerships between startups and corporates in Europe

HealthNov 16, 2015
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Tackling challenges in health care at Vertical’s End Game

Finland’s first healthtech accelerator looks at how to fix the broken medical system with innovations from startups

ScienceNov 04, 2015
Brainnovations' opening day at Google's Campus Tel Aviv. Photo Credit: IBT's Shay Rishoni, Facebook

Brainnovations to be Israel’s first braintech accelerator

Israel Brain Technologies, which former President Shimon Peres founded, hopes to keep Israel at the cutting edge of braintech as new startup programs grow

HealthAug 31, 2015
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Vertical VC firm launches Finland’s first healthtech accelerator

Healthtech could be the disrupter that will put Finland squarely on the map

MobileAug 06, 2015

Indian healthcare app Practo raises $90M round led by Tencent

Practo founder Shashank ND said it wants to develop beyond a doctor discovery app into a comprehensive health platform

MobileJul 30, 2015

Can tech help overcome addiction?

In light of Bobbi Kristina Brown’s tragic death, we wanted to investigate what tech solutions exist to aid addicts