Rock Weekly: The fight to win wearable computing

May 6, 2013
From FitBit to FuelBand, Glass to Up, wearable devices are hitting their stride.  If you read our 2013 funding and market update, you weren’t surprised.  We’ll be keeping an eye on this space. 


Jawbone’s BodyMedia Buy: Wearable Monitors Heat Up

Google, Nike, Jawbone And The Fight To Win Wearable Computing

FitBit Flex Commercially Launches

Brain Computer Interfaces Inch Closer To Mainstream
New York Times

UCSF Creates Center For Digital Health Innovation
UCSF Today

42% Of Americans Unsure If Obamacare Is Still Law
Washington Post

ProScope Micro Mobile Turns Any Apple iOS Device Into Professional Microscope

Facebook Likes Predict Obesity
The Atlantic

A Text Message A Day Keeps The Asthma Attack Away
Science Daily

IMS Health Acquires Social Media Analytics Startup Semantelli
Fierce Biotech IT


Name Amt Investors Source
Proteus Digital Health $45M Oracle, Otsuka, Novartis MobiHealthNews
DocuTAP $11.9M Bessemer Venture Partners VentureBeat
Vivify Health $3.4M Ascension Health Ventures, Heritage Group MobiHealthNews
Science Exchange $3M Union Square Ventures, O’Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures AllThingsD
Care Team Connect $2M undisclosed SEC
Moves $1.6M Lifeline Ventures, PROFounders Capital MobiHealthNews


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