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Meru Health secures $38M in equity and debt for ‘holistic’ online mental health platform

– Meru Health is a startup that aims to solve a number of the challenges associated with getting access to quality mental health care.
– The company has raised $38m in Series B funding.
Industry Ventures led the $30m equity part.
– Early backers Bold Capital Partners, Foundry Group, Freestyle VC, FMZ Ventures and Leksell Social Ventures also participated in the equity financing, while J.P. Morgan funded the debt portion of the round.

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Xealth Secures $24 Million in Series B Funding to Accelerate Digital Health

– Xealth, the leader in enabling digital health at scale, announced that the company has secured $24 million in Series B funding led by Advocate Aurora Enterprises, a subsidiary of Advocate Aurora Health.
– Seven additional health systems – Banner Health, ChristianaCare, Cone Health, Memorial Hermann, Nebraska Medicine, Novant Health and Stanford Health Care – join existing health system investors Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic, Froedtert & MCW Health Network, MemorialCare Innovation Fund, Providence and UPMC.
– This brings the company’s total funding to date to $52.6 million.
– Use of digital therapeutics and remote patient monitoring is accelerating as they help fill a necessary role in extending care options for patients.

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Solv Raises $45M in Series C Funding

– Solv is a San Francisco CA-based network of same-day and next-day healthcare providers.
– The company raised $45M in Series C funding.
– The round was led by Acrew Capital and Corner Ventures with participation from Greylock Partners and Benchmark Capital.
– The new funding will be used to expand the company’s national network of healthcare providers, consumer driven healthcare offerings like same-day in person appointments and virtual care, and increased cost transparency for patients.

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Wynd Technologies Raises $10M in Series A Funding

– Wynd Technologies from Redwood CA offers a range of smart air quality sensors, monitors, air purifiers and related software that algorithmically learn from the data and insights provided from business and consumer customers to adjust how they monitor and improve air quality.
– The company raised $10M in Series A funding.
– The round was co-led by DBL Partners and Greensoil PropTech Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to grow its enterprise-grade air quality management solutions.

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DayTwo Announces New CEO and Raises $37 Million For Expansion of Chronic Disease Solutions

– DayTwo announced $37m in new funding to accelerate its expansion of chronic disease solutions for employers, health plans, and health systems.
– The financing will support the growing demand for DayTwo’s virtual care solution for metabolic diseases, including diabetes, prediabetes, and obesity.
– One-year outcomes include more than a 1.4 point reduction in A1C, a 69% improvement in Time In Range, 18 pounds of weight loss, a 3.3 point reduction in BMI, and significant reduction or elimination of medications.
– These are the sustainable and life-changing results that DayTwo is bringing to market.

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Humanity launches ‘slow your aging’ app in the UK and raises $2.5M more from health investors

– Humanity, a startup that claims to slow down aging, raised $2.5m in seed funding.
– The round was joined by 65 health-tech and consumer-tech investors.
– The company plans to launch its app in the U.S./worldwide in the first week of September.

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Planted raises another $21M to expand its growing plant-based meat empire (and add schnitzel)

– Swiss alternative protein company Planted has raised its second round of the year, a CHF 19 million (about $21 million at present) “pre-B” fundraise that will help it continue its growth and debut new products.
– A U.S. launch is in the cards eventually, but for now Planted’s exclusively European customers will be able to give its new veggie schnitzel a shot.
– The latest advance is schnitzel, which is of course a breaded and fried piece of pounded-thin meat style popular around the world, but especially in the company’s core markets of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
– Planted’s schnitzel is produced as one piece, not pressed together from smaller bits.

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Health and wellness apps maker Palta raises $100M Series B led by VNV Global

– Health and wellness apps startup Palta has raised $100m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Per Brilioth at VNV Global, with the participation of Target Global and other existing and new investors.
– The cash will be used to generate more products, such as its existing products Flo.Health, Simple Fasting, Zing Fitness Coach and others.

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b.well Connected Health Raises $32M in Series B Funding

– b.well Connected Health is a digital transformation platform for healthcare.
– The company raised $32m in Series B financing round.
– The round was led by HLM Venture Partners (HLM) with participation from existing backers ThedaCare, UnityPoint Health Ventures, and Well Ventures–a subsidiary of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
– The new investment will be used to increase market penetration and advance product innovations.

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Eyenuk Raises $6.2M in Funding

– Eyenuk, a Los Angeles CA-based artificial intelligence (AI) medical technology and services company, raised $6.2M in funding.
– The round was led by AXA IM, through AXA IM Alts.
– The company intends to use the funds to accelerate commercialization of the EyeArt® AI System.

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Employee mental health platform Oliva raises $2.2M pre-seed round led by Moonfire Ventures

– Oliva, a mental health startup, raised $2.2m in pre-seed funding.
– The round was led by Moonfire Ventures, the new seed-stage VC firm from Atomico co-founder Mattias Ljungman.
– Other investors include tech executives from Amazon, Booking.com, DogBuddy, Typeform, Hotjar, TravelPerk and more.

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Thrive Global Raises $80 Million Series C to Accelerate Hypergrowth and Impact

– Thrive Global, the behavior change technology company founded by Arianna Huffington, announced that it has raised an $80m Series C round co-led by Mamoon Hamid at Kleiner Perkins to accelerate Thrive’s growth and impact in ending the burnout epidemic and helping people live and work with less stress, more productivity and greater well-being and mental resilience.
Owl Ventures, a global leader in education technology investing, co-led the round and Ian Chiu, Managing Director at Owl, will also join the Thrive board. Owl has made investments in skilling and learning companies such as Degreed and MasterClass, and their commitment to Thrive reflects their recognition that as we focus on reskilling and upskilling employees around the world, we must also empower them to build mental resilience and manage stress.

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Vori Health Raises Additional Capital from Strategic Partners Intermountain Healthcare, Ascension Ventures, and Echo Health Ventures

– Vori Health announced additional Series A funding from Intermountain Healthcare, Ascension Ventures, and Echo Health Ventures, bringing the total round size to over $50M.
– The round was led by NEA with participation from current investors AlleyCorp and Max Ventures.
– With these strategic partners, Vori Health will continue to expand its full-stack medical offering across the U.S. and will always welcome forward-thinking partners to join forces on this journey to transform care delivery across the nation and beyond.

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Sword Health Raises $85M in Series C Funding

– Sword Health, a New York-based virtual musculoskeletal care provider, raised $85M in Series C funding.
– The round was led by General Catalyst with participation from Bond, Highmark Ventures, and BPEA, along with returning investors Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund, Transformation Capital, and Green Innovations.
– The company intends to use the funds to build the MSK platform that leverages its virtual physical therapy program to drive cost savings to payors, employers and providers.

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maude Raises $5.8M in Series A Funding

– maude, a Brooklyn NY-based sexual wellness company, raised $5.8M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by True Beauty Ventures with participation from Fable Investments, True and Endeavor.
– The company intends to use the capital to grow the team, its product line and content platform, as well as to expand into international markets and in additional key retailers in 2021 and 2022.

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Bicycle Health Raises $27M in Series A Funding

– Bicycle Health, a Boston, MA-based virtual care provider of evidence based treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), raised $27M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Questa Capital with participation from City Light Capital, Emily Melton and previous investor SignalFire.
– The company will use the capital to expand its clinician network, partner with additional payers, invest in research and continue building local community partnerships to reach those without other treatment options.

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asensei Raises $2.2M in Funding

– asensei, a San Francisco, CA-based Connected Coaching technology platform, closed a $2.2m seed funding round.
– The round was led by existing investor KB Partners, with participation from new investors including Northwestern University, Alex Alimanestianu (former CEO Town Sports International, and investor/advisor to Mirror and their founder), former NFL wide receiver Scotty McKnight and former NFL quarterback Mark Sanchez.
– The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth as a B2B provider to fitness and physical therapy brands.

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Kindra Raises $4.5M in Seed Funding

– Kindra, a Los Angeles, CA-based modern wellness brand for menopause essentials, raised $4.5m in seed funding round.
– The round was led by the Female Founders Fund with participation from Primetime Partners, Anne and Susan Wojcicki, Katie Couric Media, The Community Fund, and H Ventures.
– The company intends to use the new capital to drive continued growth and expansion of the business.

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Nue Life Health Raises $3.3M in Funding

– Nue Life Health, a Miami FL-based telemedicine startup focused on mental wellness, raised $3.3M in funding.
– The round was led by Jack Abraham, Shervin Pishevar, Martin Varsavsky, Jon Oringer, James Bailey and Christina Getty.
– The new investment will be used to expand operations, development efforts and business reach.

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Thirty Madison Raises $140M in Series C Funding

– Thirty Madison, a New York-based healthcare company that focuses on people with chronic conditions, raised $140M in Series C funding.
– The round was led by new investor HealthQuest Capital with participation from Mousse Partners and Bracket Capital and existing investors Polaris Partners, Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc., Northzone, Greycroft, and others.
– The company intends to use the funds to expand access to its care model for people who suffer from chronic conditions and enhance the capabilities of its proprietary platform.

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Norbert Health Closes $5M Seed II Funding

– Norbert Health is a Brooklyn, NY-based contactless, multi-modal vital sign scanning company.
– The company closed a $5M seed II funding round.
– The round was co-led by Serena.vc and HCVC with participation from Exor, C4 Ventures, LDV and Newlab.
– The new investment will be used to grow the team, build additional features, pursue medical certification, and expand operations.

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Helix Raises $50M in Series C Funding

– Helix is a San Mateo CA-based population genomics and COVID-19 testing company.
– The company raised $50m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by Warburg Pincus, DFJ Growth, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Mayo Clinic and Temasek.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s population genomics platform across health systems, life sciences companies and to continue COVID-19 testing and viral surveillance efforts.

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Genoox Raises $8M in Funding

– Genoox is a Palo Alto in CA-based driven genomic data platform provider.
– The company raised $8m in funding.
– The round was led by IN Venture, a Sumitomo Corporation backed venture fund, with participation from Infinity Medical and existing investors Inimiti, Glilot Capital and Triventures.
– The new funding will be used to expand its community of genetic professional users and enhance the network effect created by sharing genetic insights on its platform.

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First-Class Medical Provider Vori Health Raises $45 Million

– Vori Health is a medical provider for innovative musculoskeletal care through technology, community and care teams.
– The company raised $45m in Series A funding.
NEA led the round with participation from AlleyCorp and Max Ventures.
– The company will focus on technology, product, services, and data buildout, along with accelerated clinical and support-team growth.

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Octave Raises $20M in Series B Funding

– Octave, a San Francisco CA-based company which specializes in behavioral health, raised $20M in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Health Velocity Capital and joined by Cigna Ventures as well as existing investors Greycroft, Obvious Ventures, Company Ventures and Felicis Ventures.
– The company plans to use the funding for technology and clinical innovation and expansion of business operations.

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Future Family Raises $9M in Series A-1 Funding

– Future Family from San Francisco, CA provides a fintech solution for fertility treatment with services like egg freezing, IVF, and concierge care.
– The company raised $9m in Series A-1 financing.
– The round was led by Mindset Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s clinic partnership network.

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Legacy Inks $10M Series A Funding Round

– Legacy, the premier digital fertility clinic for men, today announced $10m in Series A funding led by FirstMark Capital.
– Rick Heitzmann, founder and partner at FirstMark Capital, who is a leader in digital health and has led investment across healthcare including the Series A funding for Ro (officially known as Roman Health Ventures), will join the Legacy Board.
– This milestone marks over $15m in funds raised from a top-tier group of investors that also includes Bain Capital Ventures, Section 32, Y Combinator, TQ Ventures, and Tribe Capital.

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Multiply Labs Raises $20M in Series A Funding

– Multiply Labs, a San Francisco, CA-based robotics company developing automated manufacturing systems for the production of individualized drugs, raised $20m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Casdin Capital with participation from new investors Lux Capital and Pathfinder, Founders Fund’s early stage investment vehicle, Fifty Years and Garage Capital.
– In conjunction with the funding, Michael Doherty, a representative of Casdin Capital, will join Multiply Labs’ Board of Directors.
– The company intends to use the funds to grow its installed robotic production capacity, and to apply its tech to new life-saving therapies.

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Memic Innovative Surgery Raises $96 Million

– Meemic Innovative Surgery raised $96m in a Series D financing round.
– The round was led by Peregrine Ventures and Ceros with participation from OurCrowd and Accelmed.
– Funding will support commercialization of the Hominis® robotic-assisted surgical platform in the U.S. and potentially in other countries around the world as the company also plans to expand marketing and sales efforts outside the U.S.
– The financing will also support continued research and development efforts including expanding the company’s portfolio of products and manufacturing scaleup, as well as provide world-class customer support and training.

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Tonal Raises $250M in Funding at $1.6B Valuation

– Tonal, the most advanced strength and personal training platform, today announced $250m in new funding, valuing the business at $1.6b.
– This brings Tonal’s total funding to over $450m, as it continues to usher in a new era of intelligent fitness and further establishes itself as the clear leader in connected strength training.
– The oversubscribed Series E round is led by Dragoneer, a growth-oriented investment firm with a long track record of successfully identifying category and industry leaders, with participation by Cobalt Capital, new athlete investors, and existing investors including L Catterton and Sapphire Ventures.
– This capital will allow Tonal to further accelerate marketing and content initiatives, while scaling the business and operations by investing in people, logistics, and manufacturing, to more quickly meet its unprecedented demand.

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Allergy Amulet Closes Additional Seed Funding

– Allergy Amulet has announced additional Seed funding, bringing its total amount raised in the round to $4.1m.
– The Seed extension includes investments from AllerFund, the first venture capital firm dedicated to driving social impact for those managing food allergies.
Lightship Capital also participated.

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Variantyx Secures $20M in Series C Funding

– Variantyx, a Boston, MA-based hereditary disease testing company, secured $20M in Series C funding.
– The round was led by GHS Fund (Quark Venture LP and GF Securities) and includes new investor, IBM Ventures and current investors, Pitango Venture Capital, New Era Capital Partners, 20/20 HealthCare Partners.
– In conjunction with the funding, Zafrira Avnur, PhD, Quark Venture Chief Scientific Officer & Partner, will join the Variantyx board of directors.
– The company intends to use the funds for development of its tumor diagnostic solutions and the expansion of sales.

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HelloSelf Raises £5.5M in Series A Funding

– HelloSelf is a London, UK-based AI-powered digital therapy service.
– The company raised £5.5M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by OMERS Ventures, with participation from Manta Ray Ventures, Oxford Capital Partners, and 2EnablePartners. In conjunction with the funding, Harry Briggs, OMERS Ventures Managing Partner will join the board.
– The company intends to use the funds to grow its @Work service, increasing its clinical provision for employers of all sizes across the UK.

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BurnAlong Raises $7M

– BurnAlong announced a $7m fundraise led by Triventures.
– The round included participation from BurnAlong’s existing investors, including CR2 Ventures, TriSib, DM Wellness, Macks Managed Investments, Steve Altschuler (Co-Founder and Former Chair of Spark Therapeutics, and Former President and CEO of CHOP) and Sean Glass (Founder and CEO of Advantia Health).
BurnAlong is an online health, wellness, and fitness platform that works with leading employers, insurers, municipalities, non-profits, and health systems who provide BurnAlong for their employees, members, and patients.

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Preventative Wellness Startup Reperio Health Nets $6 Million in Seed Funding to Expand Proactive Health Monitoring

– Reperio Health™ announced its seed capital raise of $6 million, supporting plans to accelerate growth and expand proactive health monitoring to the employer market.
– The company is poised to take health engagement and patient empowerment to the next level.
– The company is making it easy by bringing health screenings right to peoples’ door.
– The FDA-approved sensors in the Reperio kit include a blood test to measure levels of total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides and glucose, in addition to tests for blood pressure, resting heart rate, Body Mass Index (BMI) and Relative Fat Mass (RFM).
– Reperio’s patent-pending at-home health assessment enables employees and private individuals to perform a broad range of screenings at their convenience while in the comfort of their own home.

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January AI Raises $21 Million to Fuel Growth of Its Breakthrough Diabetes Management Technology

– January AI has raised $8.8M in new funding from visionary institutional and individual investors, bringing its total capital raised to $21M.
Felicis Ventures, a venture fund with a history of investing in notable consumer health and wellness disruptors, including Fitbit and Modern Health, participated in the round along with HAND Capital and Marc Benioff.
– They join existing seed investors AME Cloud Ventures and SignalFire, along with YouTube Co-Founder Steve Chen, Sunshine Co-Founder Marissa Mayer, Grail Co-Founder and former Illumina CTO Mostafa Ronaghi, Home Care Assistance Chairman Lily Sarafan, and Oracle veteran Gary Kennedy.

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Eden Health Raises $60 Million Series C to Bring Collaborative Care Mainstream

– Eden Health announced an $80m Series C funding round to bring total investment in the company to $100m.
– The round was led by growth stage investor Insight Partners with participation from Amigos Health, Aspect Ventures, Company Ventures, Flare Capital, Flexcap Ventures, Max Ventures and PJC.
– The new capital will be used to extend its lead as the most advanced Integrated Virtual Care platform, expand its brick-and-mortar medical office footprint to several new major U.S. metropolitan areas, and build new features that allow for integrations of third-party healthcare services.

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Insightin Health Raises $12M in Series A Funding

– Insightin Health, a Baltimore-based platform which provides complete personalized member engagement for each step of the healthcare journey, raised $12M in Series A funding.
– The round was co-led by the Blue Venture Fund and Blue Heron Capital with participation from existing investors Health Catalyst Capital, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest fund, and SaaS Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to scale the platform and bring on new clients.

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Daybreak Health Raises $1.8M in Seed Funding

– Daybreak Health, a San Francisco, CA-based clinically validated online counseling platform for teens to build emotional wellbeing, raised $1.8m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Maven Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to further develop its clinical and software engineering team to increase its reach within California and expand into additional states.
– Founded in 2019 and led by Alex Alvarado, CEO, Daybreak Health provides an online mental health platform that matches teens with expert counselors based on their needs and connects them to counselors through their app and live online video sessions.

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