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Fittr Raises $11.5M In Series A Funding

– Fittr is a Pune, India-based health and fitness community platform.
– The company raised $11.5M in Series A funding round.
– The round was co-led by Dream Capital, the Corporate Venture Capital and M&A arm of Dream Sports and Elysian Park Ventures, the private investment arm of the LA Dodgers ownership group. Existing investor Sequoia Capital’s India Surge also participated in the funding round.
– The new capital will enable the company to accelerate its growth & expansion into new markets, including North America, the UK and Singapore, which currently accounts for 30% of the company’s overall revenue, while continuing to educate the Indian population around health & fitness.

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Pager Secures $70M in Funding

– Pager is a virtual care navigation and collaboration platform.
– Company raised $70m in Series C funding.
–  The Series-C round was led by Susquehanna Private Equity Investments, an affiliate of Susquehanna International Group LLLP (SIG), and included new and existing financial and strategic investors, including an affiliate of Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., New Jersey’s largest health insurer. Debt financing was provided by Silicon Valley Bank.
– The company intends to use the funds to scale capacity to meet record pipeline demand, accelerate innovation of the platform, and support the geographic expansion to new markets in the United States, Latin America and worldwide.

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Health Care Medical North America Wellness

9am.health launches with $3.7M to tackle virtual diabetes care

– 9am.health, a virtual diabetes clinic, raised $3.7m seed funding.
– The round was led by Founders Fund, Define Ventures, Speedinvest and iSeed Ventures.
– The company plans to target the 1 in 3 people living with diabetes in the United States.

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Wellthy Announces a Strategic Investment and Partnership With Workday Ventures

– Wellthy received a strategic investment from Workday Ventures and joined the Workday Software Partner Program.
– As a Workday Software Partner, Wellthy plans to build a product integration for shared customers to leverage, which will differentiate their benefit offerings with caregiving support for their employees.
– Wellthy matches families with a dedicated Care Coordinator who manages their care plan, advocates for loved ones, and tackles tasks across medical, in-home, financial, legal, housing, and social and emotional needs.

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Amolyt Pharma Raises $80M in Series B Financing

– Amolyt Pharma from Lyon develops therapeutic peptides for rare endocrine and related diseases.
– The company closed an $80m Series B round.
– The round was co-led by Sectoral Asset Management and Andera Partners, with participation from ATEM Capital, LSP, Novo Holdings (Novo Ventures), Kurma Partners, Mass General Brigham Ventures, Innobio 2 managed by Bpifrance, Orbimed, Pontifax, Eurazeo, Sham Innovation Santé/Turenne Capital and Credit Agricole Creation.
– The company plans to use the proceeds from the financing to advance its pipeline of potential therapeutics for rare endocrine and related diseases, including clinical development of AZP-3601 for hypoparathyroidism, pre-clinical development of AZP-3813 for acromegaly and ongoing research related to AZP-3404, and to further expand its early-stage pipeline through both internal research and development activities and potential in-licensing opportunities.

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Amolyt Pharma Raises $80M in Series B Financing

– Amolyt Pharma from Lyon develops therapeutic peptides for rare endocrine and related diseases.
– The company closed an $80m Series B round.
– The round was co-led by Sectoral Asset Management and Andera Partners, with participation from ATEM Capital, LSP, Novo Holdings (Novo Ventures), Kurma Partners, Mass General Brigham Ventures, Innobio 2 managed by Bpifrance, Orbimed, Pontifax, Eurazeo, Sham Innovation Santé/Turenne Capital and Credit Agricole Creation.
– The company plans to use the proceeds from the financing to advance its pipeline of potential therapeutics for rare endocrine and related diseases, including clinical development of AZP-3601 for hypoparathyroidism, pre-clinical development of AZP-3813 for acromegaly and ongoing research related to AZP-3404, and to further expand its early-stage pipeline through both internal research and development activities and potential in-licensing opportunities.

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Health Care North America Product Design Wellness

Molekule Receives Investment from Kevin Love

– Molekule, a San Francisco, CA-based air purification technology company, received an investment from Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love.
– The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
– The company will use the funds to advance its air quality technology and expand its business reach.

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Tia Raises $100 Million Series B to Scale “Whole-Woman, Whole-Life” Healthcare Model

– Tia, the modern medical home for women, announced a $100m Series B funding round led by Lone Pine Capital with additional participation from other investors including Threshold, Define Ventures, Torch Capital, ACME, Compound, Combine, The Helm, Human Ventures, Seae Ventures and Gingerbread Capital.
– This brings Tia’s total funding to $132m.
– Tia will use the fresh investment to scale its “whole-woman, whole-life” model to more than 100,000 women by 2023.
– The funding will also help Tia grow its virtual & in-person operations in existing and new markets while expanding its service lines to care for women throughout their entire lives — from puberty to menopause.

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Maternal Health Platform Mae Launches with $1.3M

– Digital health platform, Mae, announced its $1.3M pre-seed funding round led by SteelSky Ventures.
– Other investors in this pre-seed round include Avestria Ventures, MBX Capital, Rhia Ventures.
– This list of investors represents participation from three of the most prominent venture capital funds in the women’s health space, underscoring a commitment to and belief in Mae’s innovative delivery model and its potential to drive health equity and positive outcomes for Black expectant mothers and their babies.
– Mae was founded by CEO Maya Hardigan, following 15-years in digital health product innovation, most recently at Pfizer.

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Singapore-based caregiving startup Homage raises $30M Series C

– Homage, a caregiving-focused startup, raised $30m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by Sheares Healthcare Group and joined by new investors DG Daiwa Ventures and Sagana Capital, and returning backers East Ventures, HealthXCapital, SeedPlus, Trihill Capital and Alternate Ventures.
– The funding will be used to develop Homage’s technology, continue integrating with aged and disability care payer and provider infrastructure and speed-up its regional expansion through partnerships with hospitals and care providers.
– Homage currently operates in Singapore, Malaysia and Australia.
– Homage’s services include home visits from caregivers, nurses, therapists and doctors; telemedicine; and services for chronic illnesses.

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Health Care North America Software Wellness

Renalis Raises $824K in Seed Funding

– Renalis is a Cleveland, OH-based healthcare startup.
– The company raised $824K in Pre-Seed funding.
– The round was led by the Healthcare Collaboration Fund, which is managed through a partnership between Cleveland-based Venture Investor JumpStart Inc, and University Hospitals Ventures, the innovation and commercialization arm of University Hospitals.
– The new funds will be used to amplify the research within healthcare systems like UH, support regulatory efforts, and strategically build a team to lead commercialization and technology efforts moving forward.

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Naborforce Raises $2.5M in Seed Funding

– Naborforce is a tech-enabled company connecting aging adults to a network of care providers.
– Company raised $2.5M in seed funding.
– The round was led by Claritas Capital with participation from Artemis Fund.
– The new investment will be used to expand the company’s geographic reach and operations.

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Health Care Medical North America Wellness

Alma Pulls In $50M Series C Round

– Alma, a membership-based network for mental health care providers to build and scale their practices, has announced $50m in Series C funding.
– The round is led by global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Partners with participation from Optum Ventures, Tusk Venture Partners, Primary Venture Partners, Sound Ventures, BoxGroup and Rainfall Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to fuel Alma’s national expansion and support therapists across the country to offer affordable, in-network care.

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Whoop Raises $200M in Series F Funding at $3.6 Billion Valuation

– Whoop, a Boston MA-based human performance company, raised $200M in Series F funding.
– The round was led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 with participation from IVP, Cavu Ventures, Thursday Ventures, GP Bullhound, Accomplice, NextView Ventures and Animal Capital.
– The company intends to use the funds to invest in research and development to build the future of wearable technology, expand hiring across engineering, data science and analytics, acquire leading technology companies to evolve the membership offering, and enter new markets through strategic international expansion.

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Eight Sleep Raises $86M Series C to Scale Sleep Fitness Movement

– Eight Sleep, the world’s first sleep fitness company, announced it has closed $86M in Series C funding led by Valor Equity Partners, with participation from other funds, including SoftBank, Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund, and General Catalyst.
– Antonio Gracias, Valor’s Founder, CEO, and CIO, joined the Eight Sleep Board. Mr. Gracias sits on the boards of Tesla, SpaceX, and K Health and has led investments in other highly disruptive companies, including Bird, Reddit, and Uber.

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Celebrity chef Michael Chernow whips up new lifestyle brand, Kreatures of Habit, raises $2.2M

– Michael Chernow raised $2.2m to launch Kreatures of Habit, a lifestyle and wellness brand.
– The idea for Kreatures of Habit stemmed from Chernow’s own life, celebrating 17 years of sobriety.
– He started with breakfast — his favorite meal of the day — and began looking at his sustenance of choice: oatmeal, protein and vitamins.
– He is targeting the $3.3 billion pre-packed oats market with his first product, a direct-to-consumer instant oatmeal called The PrOATagonist.

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Mindset, an artist-driven mental wellness audio platform, raises $8.7M in seed funding

– Mindset, a platform featuring personal story collections from recording artists, announced that it raised $8.7 million in seed funding.
– The round was led by Union Square Ventures with strategic participants like record executive Scooter Braun (of TQ Ventures), who has more recently made headlines over the Taylor Swift masters controversy.
– Other backers include Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin, Opendoor co-founder Eric Wu, and more.

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Fitness South Asia Wellness

Ultrahuman Raises $17.5M in Series B Funding

– Ultrahuman, a Bengaluru, India-based healthtech wearable glucose tracker, raised $17.5m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Alpha Wave Incubation (AWI), Steadview Capital, Nexus Venture Partners, Blume Ventures and Utsav Somani’s iSeed fund, as well as Tiger Global’s Scott Schleifer, Sandeep Singhal, Kunal Shah, Sujeet Kumar, Deepinder Goyal, Gunjan Patidar, Gaurav Munjal, Revant Bhate, Mohit Gupta, Vikram Dhingra and Roman Saini.
– The company intends to use the funds for geographical expansion and improvement of its biomarker technology.

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WeSpire Receives $13M in Series B Funding

– WeSpire, a platform for employee experience programs, has secured $13M in a Series B funding.
– The round led by Level Structured Capital.
– This funding will help WeSpire expand sales, marketing and customer success teams and drive product innovation.

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Health Care mHealth North America Wellness

Opya Raises $15.4M in Series A Funding

– Opya from San Mateo is a developer of early intervention solutions for autism.
– Company raised $15.4m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by new investors Panoramic Ventures, SB Opportunity Fund, Disability Opportunity Fund, and Raven One Ventures, as well as prior investors Divergent Investments and Altitude Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to scale its clinical care, add leadership talent, and accelerate its product innovation.

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Health Care North America Wellness

Health In Her HUE Raised $1M Pre-Seed Funding

– Health In Her HUE (HHH) is a New York-based digital health startup.
– The company raised $1M in pre-seed funding.
– The round was led by Seae Ventures, The Genius Guild Greenhouse Fund, Unseen Capital, and Female Founders Alliance, as well as Angel syndicates Pipeline Angels, BLXVC, and Bedua Partners.
– The new investment will be used to develop a new platform and a membership experience that will offer women customized care support via tailored content, consults, care recommendations, and other benefits and perks.

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Circles Raises $8 Million for Online Group Support Platform Making Emotional Wellbeing Accessible to All

– Circles announces it has raised a new $8m seed funding round to expand its one-of-a-kind emotional support platform.
– Circles is built on the core principle that in order to overcome life’s challenges, such as the loss of a loved one, parenting or divorce, you need to be heard and supported by people who actually understand what you’re going through.
– Circles provides an alternative solution for anyone to receive and provide emotional support based on shared life experiences.

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Fitness Health Care North America Wellness

Aviron Raises $4.5M in Funding

– Aviron, a Toronto, Canada-based experience-driven connected rowing machine built on an advanced gaming platform, raised $4.5M in funding.
– Backers included Samsung Next, Formic Ventures, GFC, Y Combinator and others.
– The company intends to use the funds to accelerate expand operations and its business reach internationally.

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Health Care North America Wellness Women's

Elektra Health funnels new $3.75M round into helping women navigate menopause

– Elektra Health, a women’s health technology company, raised $3.75m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Human Ventures and joined by other investors.
– The company plans to launch its platform in 2022.

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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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Juno Medical Raises $5.4M in Seed Funding

– Juno Medical, a New York-based primary care company, raised $5.4m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Vast Ventures with participation from Atento Capital, Company Ventures, humbition, RareBreed Ventures and Lafayette Square.
– The company intends to use the funds to launch its Brooklyn location, expand its virtual care services and price transparency capabilities, and to hire new team members across the business.

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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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Revery gets $2M to improve mental health with mobile gaming techniques

– Revery, a sleep-focused mobile app, raised $2m in funding.
– The round was led by Sequoia Capital India‘s Surge program and joined by GGV Capital, Pascal Capital, zVentures (Razer’s corporate venture arm) and angel investors like MyFitnessPal co-founder Albert Lee; gaming entrepreneur Juha Paananen; CRED founder Kunal Shah; Mobile Premier League founder Sai Srinivas; Carolin Krenzer; and Josh Lee.
– The company plans to launch its app in the United States later this year.

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AnimalBiome Raises $8.6M in Series A Funding

– AnimalBiome from Oakland develops a science-powered animal health company.
– Series A funding $8.6m round was led by Cargill and attracted new investor – SOSV (IndieBio) along with Moai Capital, Digitalis Ventures, Michelson Found Animal Foundation, and R/GA Ventures.
– The company plans to use the funds to accelerate growth and create new microbial cocktails for companion animals.

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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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Vira Health Raises £1.5M in Seed Funding

– Vira Health from London raised £1.5M in seed funding.
– The round was led by LocalGlobe, MMC Ventures, and angel investors including Megumi Ikeda, Managing Director, Hearst Ventures, Andrea Zitna of Elvie, former Spotify executive Sofia Bendz, founder of GoCardless Matt Robinson, and Simon Lambert, former CTO, MOO.com, and Treatwell.
– The company intends to use the funds to invest further in product development and to expand the team.

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87% Raises £1.6M Seed Funding

– 87%, a London, UK-based workplace wellbeing platform provider, raised £1.6M in seed funding.
– The round was led by Aviva Foundation.
– The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand its business reach into the corporate sector.

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SonderMind Raises $150M in Series C Funding

– SonderMind Inc. from Denver, CO develops behavioral health technology to improve mental health clinical outcomes.
– Company closed $150m Series C financing.
– The round was co-led by new investors Drive Capital and Premji Invest with participation from General Catalyst, Partners Group, Smash Ventures, Kickstart Fund, F-Prime Capital, Founders Circle Capital, Zoma Foundation and FCA Venture Partners.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s expansion into all 50 states.

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Health Care North America Nutrition Wellness

ByHeart Raises $90M in Series B Financing

– ByHeart is a NYC-based baby nutrition company.
– Company raised $90M in series B funding.
– The round was led by D1 Capital Partners with participation from OCV Partners, Polaris Partners, Bellco Capital, Two River and Red Sea Ventures – all of whom also invested in ByHeart’s Series A – as well as new investment from AF Ventures, and Gaingels.
– The new capital will be used to launch the company’s first formula, as well as to advance its innovation pipeline of mom and baby products.

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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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Quit Genius Raises $64M in Series B Funding

– Quit Genius, a NYC-based digital clinic for treating multiple addictions, raised $64M in Series B funding round.
– The round was co-led by Kinnevik and Atomico, with participation from Series A investors Octopus Ventures, Triple Point Ventures and Startup Health.
– The company will use the funds to fuel expansion of its platform in the U.S..

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Kadenwood Raises $50M in Series B Funding

– Kadenwood is a plant-based wellness company based in Newport Beach, CA.
– Company raised $50m in a Series B funding round.
– The round was led by The Craftory and Arcadian Capital Management, and current investors.
– The funds will be used to expand the company’s product portfolio and scale its retail footprint.

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Genexa, the World’s First and Only Clean Medicine Company, Announces Record-breaking Series A Round

– Genexa, the world’s first clean, over-the-counter pharmaceutical company, has just completed its unprecedented $60m Series A of funding to advance its market leadership in this emerging space.
– Marking a seminal development in the consumer healthcare industry, Genexa’s oversubscribed campaign was the largest Series A ever raised for an OTC medicine company, substantiating the dramatic shift of consumers looking for cleaner options.
– Initially seeking $25m in capital, Genexa upsized the round because of the caliber of the investors and celebrities that wanted to be involved in spearheading the creation of a cleaner and more transparent medicine aisle.

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YuLife Raises $70M in Series B Funding

– YuLife is a tech-driven company that transforms traditional group life insurance into a suite of wellbeing and insurance products, creating a shift in the industry towards a model that simultaneously supports members, insurers and employers.
– The company raised $70m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Target Global with participation from Eurazeo and Latitude, Creandum, Notion Capital, Anthemis, MMC Ventures, and OurCrowd.
– The new investment will be used to develop new products, expand its UK market penetration, and broaden its reach into the markets.

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Linus Health Raises $55M in Series B Funding

– Linus Health from Boston develops a platform to promote overall health and mental acuity using digital biomarkers.
– The company raised $55m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by undisclosed investors.
– The new investment will be used to grow the team and accelerate development of its platform.

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Seattle startup Truveta raises $95M for ambitious vision to aggregate data across healthcare systems

– Seattle-based health data company Truveta announced $95m in fresh funding.
– The funding was led by new investors, including new healthcare systems, and existing investors.
– The company has now raised a total of $105m.
– The company aims to aggregate medical records data from its partner institutions to link treatments with outcomes and underlying health.

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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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Fitness North America Wellness

Arena Raises $5.2M in Funding

– Arena Innovation Corp. is a San Francisco, CA-based connected fitness company.
– The company secured $5.2m in seed financing.
– Backers included Courtside Ventures, Powerhouse Capital, and Wellness Holding, the investment office of the founders of Technogym, as well as angel investors Equinox Group cofounder Lavinia Errico, Anthony and Joe Vennare of Fitt Insider, New York Jets wide receiver Braxton Berrios, and Russ Angold, cofounder and former CTO of Ekso Bionics.
– The new investment will be used to launch its premier product aimed at advancing strength training.

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Assured Allies Raises $18.3M in Series A Funding

– Assured Allies, a Boston MA- and Tel Aviv, Israel-based company, raised $18.3M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Core Innovation Capital and New Era Capital Partners with participation from Wilton Re, LionBird Ventures and Harel Insurance.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s Age Assured program and continue to develop new aging innovations.

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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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Gympass Pulls In $220M Funding Round

– Gympass, the largest corporate wellbeing platform, today announced the new investment round of $220M.
– The new investment made by Softbank, General Atlantic, Moore Strategic Ventures, Kaszek and Valor Capital Group.
– As people flock back to the gym, Gympass has seen its valuation more than double to $2.2B, reflecting the increased importance of wellbeing for companies.

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Plantiga Raises $1.2M in Funding

– Plantiga is a Vancouver BC-based provider of an individual movement health monitoring platform for athletes and teams.
– The company raised $1.2M in funding.
– The round was led by Harlo Equity Partners with participation from Globalive Capital Partners, Rian Gauvreau, as well as a large group of professional athlete investors from the Athlete Tech Group ecosystem that includes Thaddeus Young, Patrick Patterson and Will Fuller.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate marketing and sales efforts while supporting the build-out of the self-monitoring capabilities.

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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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Wellthy Secures $35 Million in Series B Funding to Support Companies and Employees with Return to Work

– Wellthy, a digital care concierge platform that partners with employers to find affordable, high-quality care for employees and their families, announced that it has raised an additional $35m in Series B funding to support the company’s international expansion, product development, and continued growth.
– Wellthy’s oversubscribed round was led by Rethink Impact, the largest venture capital fund in the U.S. committed to backing female leaders using technology to tackle the world’s greatest challenges.
Rethink Impact was joined by additional strategic partners and existing investors Hearst, Polaris Partners, and Eldridge.
– The growth capital will fund Wellthy’s international expansion, including recent launches in Canada and the U.K. in response to growing demand from multinational businesses.

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Kiteline Raises £370K in Funding

– Kiteline, formerly known as Liminal Health, is a UK-based healthtech company.
– The company raised £370k in funding from SFC Capital and VC Antler.
– The funding will be used to accelerate the company’s smart coach matching service and content.

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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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onHand Raises £1M in Funding

– onHand, a London, UK-based on-demand volunteering app, raised £1m in funding.
– The round was led by Northstar Ventures with participation from Dhiraj Mukherjee, and existing investors.
– The new investment will be used to further invest in the company’s tech, expand its reach across the U.K and introduce further volunteering opportunities for employees to support with youth mentoring, older adult help, homelessness and environmental projects.

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Sanity Group Closes $44.2M Series A Funding

– Sanity Group, a Berlin, Germany-based cannabis startup, closed $44.2M USD Series A financing.
– The round was led by Redalpine with participation from Navy Capital, SOJE Capital, and GMPVC.
– The company intends to use the funds to further expand its medical division in Europe, build out a EU-GMP-compliant research and production facility in Frankfurt am Main, which will serve both the medical and the wellbeing areas of the Sanity Group in the future, and to expand its consumer goods business.

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Stork Club Raises $30M to Respond to Unprecedented Employer Demand for Inclusive Benefits and to Hold Employees’ Hands as they Build Healthy Families

– Stork Club announced it raised $30M in Series A funding led by General Catalyst, with Hemant Taneja joining the board.
– Existing investors Bowery Capital, Slow Ventures and angels Jack Altman, founder of Lattice; Zach Sims, founder of Codecademy; Oleg Rogynskyy, founder of People.ai; and Kevin Mahaffey, founder of Lookout also joined the round.
– Stork Club is also announcing several new customers from a variety of industries, including Ropes & Gray, Crescent Capital, Corgan, Fors Marsh Group and Inception.
– Stork Club is the first to extend traditional employee benefits to include historically overlooked, yet critical components of maternal health: diagnostics, egg and sperm freezing, IVF, surrogacy, adoption, pregnancy guidance and postpartum recovery support.

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Fractyl Announces Closing of $100 Million Series F Financing to Expand Clinical Development Programs in Type 2 Diabetes

– Fractyl Health closed a $100m Series F financing.
– The financing was led by Maverick Capital, M28 Capital, and Population Health Partners, with participation by other new and existing investors.
– Marc Elia, founder of M28 Capital, and Clive Meanwell, M.D., Ph.D., executive chairman and founder of Population Health Partners, have joined Fractyl’s Board of Directors.
– Proceeds from the financing will support initiation of multiple late-stage clinical studies to assess the potential for Revita DMR to treat and halt the progression of metabolic disease.

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Framework Raises $3M in Seed Funding

– Framework, a NYC-based platform designed to help health and wellness businesses create branded virtual wellness programs, emerged from stealth with $3m in seed funding.
– The round was led by True Ventures with participation from Uprising, Clay Point Investors, and LookingGlass.
– The company intends to use the funds expand operations, its development efforts, business reach, supporting health and wellness experts in scaling their impact.

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Monogram Health Raises $160M in Series B Funding

– Monogram Health is a Nashville TN-based kidney disease benefit management and care delivery company.
– Company raised $160m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by TPG Capital, the private equity platform of global alternative asset firm TPG, with participation from existing investors Frist Cressey Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners, as well as Humana Inc. and other notable national and regional strategic investors.
– The new funding will be used to accelerate business expansion.

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Electronics Fitness Health Care North America Wellness

Liteboxer, the Peloton of boxing, raises $20 million Series A

– Liteboxer, the Peloton for boxing, has announced the close of a $20m Series A funding round.
– The round was led by Nimble Ventures and joined by B. Riley Venture Capital, and existing investors Raptor Group and Will Ventures.
– Liteboxer launched publicly to the world in July of 2020, announcing an in-home device that brings gamification, hit music and a touch of entertainment to a boxing workout.
– Content is a big piece of the puzzle with Liteboxer. For $29/month, users get access to unlimited training sessions and workouts led by Liteboxer trainers.
– The Liteboxer also has a Quick Play option that forgoes the trainer content and lets users workout based on the song they choose.

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Health Care Home Health Care Mobile North America Personal Health Wellness

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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