#125: New year, same ol' Pigeon. 🐣
The one-minute healthtech roundup.
This week: 2023 AI predictions, the first Backstreet Boys cover in healthtech history, and is ‘smart toilet’ the worst combination of words ever?
News bites 🥪
🌍 Global collaboration is the answer to Medtech and Biotech’s biggest challenges - Big claim, but a well thought out (if sponsored) article.
👾 Withings unveils urine analysis device that sits in your toilet bowl - Withings are taking the p*ss. And analysing it.
🤖 French AI startup Volta Medical bags €36M - ‘AI’ as a term took a bit of a battering last year from VCs. Will 2023 be kinder?
🏡 At Home Doc raises $1.9 million pre-Series A round - Forget Qatari football, how about Qatari reducing footfall. Eh! See what we did there? Remote consultation provider raises Seed feels very 2014, doesn’t it?
🎩 8 VC funding tips for digital health and wellness startups - Some common sense, some less obvious, always worth a refresh.
🔮 6 healthcare AI predictions for 2023 - You know how we said AI took a battering last year? Here’s 6 predictions for why it won’t this year.
🩺 We need to stop junior doctors leaving the NHS - This isn’t tech, but it’s vitally important. If you’re building tech for doctors, it helps if they still exist. Can tech play a role in preventing the brain drain?
What to listen to 🔊
🐦 New year, same ol' Pigeon - Join Jess and James and special guest Dr Joel Brown for this week’s Healthtech Pigeon Podcast
🔊 #285 Unleashing the potential of medical data with Chris Tackaberry, co-founder of Clinithink - Chris Tackaberry, co-founder of Clinithink, joins James to discuss how his company is harnessing the power of unstructured data in medical records to drive efficiency, improve health outcomes, and gain valuable insights.
📬 Acorn Compliance - Free DTAC Consultancy - Our friends and yours, Acorn Compliance, are throwing open the doors to their compliance brains and letting anyone with DTAC questions pop along to a free session. Sign up now!
🥇 Raising 1st Round for a FemTech startup - A FemTech Lab panel discussion with Angel Investors, VCs and alumni.
☄️Full Stack Engineer, Ash - Two options here. Either 90s indie rockers Ash are looking for a Full Stack Engineer. Or Wellness platform Ash are looking for a Full Stack Engineer. I’ve no idea, I’ve not clicked the link.
🖱 SEO Manager, The Lowdown - Want the lowdown on this job? Click the link. Want better jokes? Find a different newsletter.
🧾 Partnership Manager, tellmi - To the tune of the Backstreet Boys I Want It That Way: Tellmi why? Ain’t nothing but a job spec. Tellmi why? If you’re interested give it a click. Tellmi why? I never want to hear you say, bad things about job specs that outline the pay.