#132: Healthtech decks that raised big 🎤
The one-minute healthtech roundup.
This week: DrDoctor raise, hot healthtech pitchdecks that raised big, and Owen Wilson forms a rival newsletter.
News Bites 🥪
🧸 Investors take to the next shiny toy — AI - Crunchbase putting a very polite boot into VCs jumping on the AI bandwagon.
🎸 Jump wins NHS England contract to develop carbon engagement tool - NHSE makes unusual decision to award key contract to Van Halen’s classic 1984 single.
💸 DrDoctor Raises £10M - Clutch of good eggs DrDoctor raise £10m in a round led by YFM Equity Partners. The collective noun for eggs is a clutch. Everyday is a pointless school day.
📬 16 of the hottest pitch decks founders used to raise millions from investors - 2022 wasn’t all doom and gloom, with healthtech and biotech companies raising $88 billion between them. Here’s 16 killer decks that secured raises last year.
🤖 New AI and digital health resource published for the NHS - The paper identifies knowledge gaps amongst NHS staff whilst also setting out the path ahead for digital enablement in the healthcare workforce. “Amongst” is a lovely word, isn’t it?
📱 Unum widens scope of employee digital health app - Despite sounding like the noise you make when you’re halfway through a sentence and forget where you were going, Unum have one of the most impressive suites of any employee wellbeing app, and they’ve just added more.
🐶 Skin + Me secures over £10 million for prescription-based approach to skincare - Skin+ Me is either the little-known follow-up to 2008’s puptastic Hollywood romp Marley + Me, or a personalised prescription-based approach to skincare that’s raised £10 million. Given this is Healthtech Pigeon and not Owen-Wilson-Romcom-Pigeon*, it’s likely the latter.
What to listen to 🔊
💬 The Healthtech Pigeon Podcast - Join Jess, Henry, Huw, and Business Insider’s Riddhi Kanetkar as they chow down on a hot slice of delicious healthtech news pie.
💬 The Healthtech Podcast - #292 Lessons of leadership with healthtech CEO Robert Miller - James is joined by Robert Miller, CEO of Wellbeing Software. They explore Robert's diverse background from designing nuclear power stations to CEO of the UK's leading provider of radiology and maternity software solutions.
🧭 FemTech 2023: Navigating the Path to Success, Growth and Innovation - Celebrate International Women's Day with Women of Wearables and join their discussion "FemTech 2023: Navigating the Path to Success, Growth and Innovation"!
🌱 Senior Full Stack Engineer, Caspar - Pigeon constructed a tower of 8 stacked pancakes on Pancake Day, which is the closest its ever come to full stack engineering.
🌕 Clinical Content Advisor, Luna - Luna’s mission is to revolutionise the way female assigned teens experience adolescence.
*If you thought Pigeon wouldn’t go so far as to actually create Owen Wilson Romcom Pigeon, you’re dead wrong. I have 114 unread emails.