Rock Weekly1/5/15

Rock Weekly: 2014 funding obliterates records

Mollie McDowell

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January 5, 2015

If it wasn’t obvious which technology trend was most exciting in 2014, let’s clarify that digital health took the cake. Over $4.1B filled the coffers of 258 companies, nearly topping the total of the prior three years combined. Get pumped—an entire year’s worth of trends and analysis await you in our 2014 Digital Health Funding Year End Report.

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Headlines

US Government Study To Begin Sequencing Genomes At Birth
The Wall Street Journal

Big Mother Is Watching You: The Track Everything Revolution
BuzzFeed

Health Law Helped Adults. Now, What About Kids?
The New York Times

Rewriting DNA And Decoding The Brain: 2014 In Biomedicine
MIT Technology Review

Doctor Sees Benefits And Side Effects Of Affordable Care Act
The Wall Street Journal

How This Google Glass Startup Is Saving Doctors Time
Entrepreneur

The Health Metrics Americans Want To Track Most
MedCity News

When Medical Apps Do More Harm Than Good
Mother Jones

Funding

Company Amt Investors Source
GlySens $12M Undisclosed San Francisco Business Times
PocketDerm $2.9M Undisclosed MedCity News

Get the full roundup of digital health funding deals since 2011. Subscribe to our funding database.

 

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