The future of mobile health tech

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

From mobihealthnews:

Here’s a look at the round-up of investment deals we covered during the first quarter of 2011 in order of deal size:

1. Cellnovo – $48 million – Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners (EdRIP), Forbion Capital Partners; Auriga Partners, NBGI Ventures, and Credit Agricole Private Equity and others – The company is known for its wireless-enabled insulin pump and is now touting its “iTunes-like” software platform.

2. Doximity – $10.8 million – Emergence Capital Partners and InterWest Partners – Doximity is a medical communications platform that uses social networking technologies to enable doctors to communicate securely with one another.

3. Basis – $9 million – Norwest Venture Partners and Doll Capital Management – The company’s device called Basis Band measures the wearer’s heart rate and other vital signs.

4. HealthTap – $2.35 million – Mohr Davidow Ventures and Esther Dyson, Mark Leslie, Aaron Patzer – Healthtap plans to create an “expert health companion” that improves interactivity between physicians and patients.

5. Massive Health – $2.25 million – Felicis VC, Greylock Discovery Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Charles River Ventures – Massive Health is still in stealth (which it calls ninja) mode, but it says it will create smartphone apps for chronic disease management.

6. BL Healthcare – $2 million – Verizon Ventures, n/a – BL offers a touchscreen home health monitoring hub among other devices and services.

7. Toumaz – $2 million – Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong – Toumaz’s CE-marked Life Pebble device includes a single lead ECG, skin thermometer, and an accelerometer, which enables it to track physical activity.

8. Sproxil – $1.8 million – Acumen Fund – Sproxil uses text messages to authenticate pharmaceutical products in Africa with a scratch-off code.

9. Endomondo – $800,000 – SEED Capital of Denmark – Endomondo provides GPS tracking of any distance sport.

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