🐦 #012: Whisper, Medino and Venus Williams on Healthtech

The 1 minute healthtech roundup

Hey friends,

This week in healthtech, Whisper raises $35M, Venus Williams talks healthtech startups and angel investment drops in the UK.

News Bites 🥪

👂 AI-powered hearing aid company, Whisper raises $35M

🎾 Tennis icon Venus Williams talks healthtech startups

⬇️ Angel investment drops dramatically in the UK due to pandemic

💊 Digital pharmacy startup Medino raises £5.6M

🤖 BMJ paper: ‘AI vs Clinicians’ awarded paper of the year

What to Listen to 🔊

The Health-tech Podcast — #143: The Story of Ampersand Health with Nader Alaghband

Nader Alaghband is the founder and CEO of Ampersand Health, which creates clinically-validated, behavioural science-based digital therapeutics for complex long term conditions, including IMIDs and rare diseases…

Medicine and the Machine — Everyone gets Lonely with Vivek Murthy

Vivek Murthy served as the 19th Surgeon General of the US (funnily enough, he was born in Huddersfield 🇬🇧). He discusses the importance of social connections in medicine and life, and how to maintain them during the pandemic…

Psssttt… some funding 👂

Innovate UK: Organisations can apply for a share of £120,000 to develop an AI tool to provide accessible heart failure data from routine patient information


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That’s it, until next time 👋

James


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