This week, Oprah Winfrey-backed women’s health start-up Maven Clinic reaches $1bn dollar valuation, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital launches new healthtech accelerator, and Caption Health partner with Butterfly Network to bring AI to ultrasound imaging.
News Bites 🥪
🦄 Femtech start-up Maven Clinic bags $110m Series D funding to reach unicorn status
👦 Alder Hey Children’s NHSFT launches the ‘Innovation Lab’, a start-up accelerator focussing on patient UX and hospital optimisation
🔬 Clinical Trials firm Reify Health nets $220m in Series C funding, takes valuation to $2.2bn
🖥️ Handheld ultrasound start-up Butterfly Network partner with Caption Health to bring AI to USS imaging
📱 Spora Health, a telemedicine start-up offering primary care services to people of colour, has raised $3m in Seed Plus funding
… and finally
🧪 New npj editorial considers the challenges and opportunities for AI in precision oncology
What to Listen to 🔊
The Healthtech Podcast: The Story of Virti with CEO and Founder Dr Alex Young
James is joined by Dr Alex Young, an orthopaedic surgeon by training, and founder and CEO of Virti, a mixed-reality training platform .
The Entrepreneur’s Doctor: How to Launch a Digital Health Startup
This week, Dr Behbod is joined by Dr Mert Aral, Head of Clinical Strategy and R&D at Huma…
📋 Clinical workflow company Open Medical have published a range of vacancies, including clinical informatician and business development manager.