🐦 #015: The New Mental Health Data Hub and Strava Raises $110M

The 1 minute healthtech roundup

Hey friends,

This week, the UK’s new Mental Health Data Research Hub, Strava raises $110M and Amazon makes moves into the ‘aging in place’ market.

News Bites 🥪

🚴 Strava raises $110M, boasts 2M new users per month

👴 Amazon moves into $30B ‘aging in place’ market

📱 Min Doktor (Sweden’s 3rd largest telemedicine startup) has raised €27m

🧠 Launch of the UK Mental Health Data Research Hub

🔬 This is the most detailed model of a human cell to date:

What to Listen to 🔊

The Health-tech Podcast: #149: The Story of Machine Medicine, with Jonathan O' Keefe

Jonathan saw that his impact in clinical practice was linear — you see one patient, you impact one patient, patient number doubles, impact doubles, and you start again. Instead he wanted to combine his neurology and computer science background to impact deeper than he ever could using one discipline alone…

RSM Digital Health Podcast — Empowering Healthcare Innovators with Dr Ian Campbell

Dr Ian Campbell is the Executive Chair at Innovate UK and is also the Non-Executive Chairman at MedCity. They discuss: taking risks in healthcare innovation funding, lessons learnt from Ian’s time as a start-up CEO and the importance of diversity in accelerating the next generation of entrepreneurs…

Opportunities 💰

1️⃣ Want to use health and social care data? Check out NHS X’s new Centre for Improving Data Collaboration

2️⃣ The Secretary of Health is looking for two NHS Digital Non-Executive Directors


Got a story? An opportunity? Send us a note at pigeon@somx.co.uk and we’ll let the healthtech community know.

That’s it, until next time 👋

James


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