🐦 #022: Healthcare was too big a problem

The 1 minute healthtech roundup

Hey friends,

This week, why the Amazon/JPMorgan/Berkshire venture collapsed, why rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine is an IT challenge and 23andMe raises $82.5M.

News Bites 🥪

🏥 Why the Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire Venture Collapsed: ‘Health Care Was Too Big a Problem’

🧬 Peptone (UK-based protein startup) raise $2.5M

💉 Rolling out COVID-19 vaccine is a huge IT challenge

🇺🇸 Color raises $167M to expand last mile of US health infrastructure

🔬 23andMe raises $82.5M

What to Listen to 🔊

The Health-tech Podcast — #163: The Story of DrDoctor

Tom Whicher is founder of DrDoctor & an NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellow. Tom is a biomedical engineer by background and worked for a management consulting firm before identifying an opportunity to improve hospital outpatient appointment bookings. In 2012, he launched his own company, DrDoctor, which aims to improve communication around scheduling outpatient appointments between patients and hospitals…

Bio Eats World (a16z) — So You Wanna Build a Software Company in Healthcare?

Building a software company in healthcare is hard — and comes along with unique challenges no other entrepreneurs face…

Opportunities 💰

1️⃣ Facebook are looking for a Strategic Partnerships Manager (Health)

2️⃣ Mendelian Health (rare diseases) are looking for a Head of NHS Partnerships, Full Stack Software Engineer and Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Manager

3️⃣ BenevolentAI are launching an internship programme

4️⃣ Cellen (chronic pain) want a UI/UX designer


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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