Digital Health Funding to Nearly Double in 2014 With $5B Invested YTD, Reports StartUp Health

2014 is shaping up to be another record year for digital health, with $5 billion invested year to date, according to a new report from StartUp Health. The global growth platform for entrepreneurs transforming healthcare today released its quarterly funding report, StartUp Health Insights: Digital Health Funding Rankings Q3 2014, and said capital in the sector is on track to nearly double year-over-year. Download the full report for free at

“We are living in an extraordinary moment in history where big data, sensors, genetics, connected mobile devices are making it possible for entrepreneurs to reimagine what’s possible in healthcare,” said Unity Stoakes, President and Co-founder of StartUp Health. “Investors ranging from angels and VCs to corporate venture and private equity are starting to bet big on digital health, which is a trend we expect to expand globally over the coming years.”

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About StartUp Health
StartUp Health is a global growth platform for entrepreneurs transforming healthcare. StartUp Health’s long-term coaching program and trusted peer network include 165 entrepreneurs from 84 companies in 7 countries and 47 cities. StartUp Health’s full-time team of entrepreneur coaches helps increase the equity value of its companies by providing structured programming and access to investors, customers and advisors from the StartUp Health Network, for every stage of a company’s lifecycle. StartUp Health companies have cumulatively raised over $155M and to date, three have been acquired – Basis Science by Intel, Avado by WebMD and Arpeggi by Gene by Gene. StartUp Health was founded by health tech entrepreneurs, Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes, and is chaired by former Time Warner Chairman and CEO, Jerry Levin. Investors include Mark Cuban, Esther Dyson, Roger Ehrenberg, Brad Feld, Richard Forman, Jason Finger, Linda Holliday, Jon Kaplan, Howard Krein, MD, PhD, Jon Miller, Jeff Stewart and Wayne Kimmel. Learn more at and follow @startuphealth.

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