Rock Weekly: The rise of extreme baby monitoring

November 18, 2013

Last week, we dropped beats and danced with fire at our first and last talent show in Chinatown, Scanadu followed up their record-breaking crowdfunding with a hefty new round, and Under Armour scooped up MapMyFitness for $150M.

At our sold out Healthcare Bootcamp, HackingMedicine Founder Zen Chu explained why it’s the best time in the history of the world to be a healthcare entrepreneur and MC10 CEO Dave Icke dove into the disruptive potential of electronics. Catch the rest of the conversation here.


Tracked Since Birth: The Rise of Extreme Baby Monitoring
Fast Company

Obesity, Not Old People, Is Making Healthcare Expensive
The Atlantic

The Business of Living Forever

Under Armour Proves that All Fitness Companies Are Now Technology Companies

The Brutal View from Medicine’s Front Lines

A Framework for Reducing Suffering in Healthcare
Harvard Business Review

How Mobile Apps Could Transform Rural Healthcare
National Journal

The Robots Are Here

How Low Will Healthcare Enrollments Be?

Eliminating the Mystery of Pandora’s Genetic Box for $99
New York Times



Name Amt Investors Source
Scanadu $10.5M Relay Ventures, VegasTechFund and AME Cloud Ventures. TechCrunch
RightCare Solutions $5M Domain Associates and Compass Partners MedCity News
docbeat $1.1M Undisclosed FinSMEs


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