This week health & wellness academy, StartUp Health released their “April 2013 Digital Health Funding Insights Report” reporting 67 digital health deals in April totaling $332.72M in total funding.
The report shows significant growth in digital health funding compared to the 14 deals for a total of $64.04M that was raised in April 2012.
The report prepared by Brian T. Edwards (Health Insights & Research Fellow), Ron Golan (Healthcare Transformer Fellow), and Tanner Yager (Insights Fellow) states that a total of $918.71M in digital health funding was raised from 50 known investors in the first four months of 2013.
Top 3 sectors for funding in April are:
- Personal Health
The top 5 deals in April include:
Blue Health Intelligence
Big data and analytics for all things healthcare
Healthcare market research platform
Home sleep monitoring platform, wearable, & software
Tech toolmaker for genetic research
Social health platform
Accelerators, incubators, and academies spur early stage growthOther key highlights in the report below include:
- Significant growth investments were made in developers of sensors.
- Several large telemedicine deals were closed this month. HealthSpot leads telehealth funding with a $10.4M Series C round
See the full Digital Health Funding Insights Report for April below to get a complete breakdown of digital health funding activity last month.