Medivo and RunKeeper raise $; Fred Wilson thinks about healthcare

Rock Weekly
November 28, 2011 

It’s a great time for healthcare entrepreneurs.  Especially if you’re one of the five digital health startups who received $2M+ in funding this month:, Scanadu, Medivo, Runkeeper, and simplifyMD.  Check out our full list of venture funding in the space, and let us know when your team gets a term sheet!


  • Medivo raises $7M series A to create a ZocDoc for lab work (SF Gate)
  • VC and blogger Fred Wilson begins exploring healthcare  (A VC)
  • Toyota creates healthcare robots (Electronics Weekly)
  • RunKeeper raises $10M (VentureBeat)
  • A steering wheel that monitors your health (ScienceDaily)
  • More Patients Turn to the Internet To Raise Funds for Treatment (NY Times)
  • U.S. ranks 28th in life expectancy (lower than Chile and Greece) while it pays the MOST for health care (DailyMail)
  • Why healthcare IT is harder than the rest (ComputerWorld)
  • mHealth market in Asia to be $7 billion by 2017 (Reuters)
  • Teaching scientists to become entrepreneurs (Wall Street Journal)

Rock Health in the news:

  • SF’s RockHealth incubator helps startups (SF Gate)
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