Digital health VC funding deals increases 84% compared to Q3 2011 according to recent Q3 2012 Digital Health Funding Report by @Rock_Health
Today, digital health startup accelerator Rock Health released their “Q3 2012 Digital Health Funding Report” detailing the significant growth in VC funding of digital health based startups. From Q3 of last year, digital health VC funding has increase 70% in more money and 84% more in deals. This year a total of 103 digital health companies have each raised more than 2M in 2012.
Data sources of the report came from Capital IQ, CrunchBase, NVCA, and the Rock Health funding database. Other key highlights of the report include:
- 10 % of digital health investors this year are new to healthcare
- 128 VC firms invested in digital health in 2012
- Majority of VC deals this year have been Series A or Series B investments
- San Francisco & Boston represent 50% of all 2012 funding