Rock Weekly: Apple’s New Digital Health Hires




June 22, 2013

This week, wearables showed signs of a mainstream debut in the near future, with rumors of wearable devices being built by Acer, Apple, Blackberry, Foxconn, Google, LG, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sony — the list goes on.

In other news, Rock Health portfolio company Kit Check announced a $10.4M Series A financing to digitize the life sciences supply chain — covered by MobiHealthNewsVentureBeat, andTechCrunch, among others.

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Name Amt Investors Source
Oscar $40M Thrive Capital, Founders Fund, General Catalyst Partners, Khosla Ventures TechCrunch
Withings $30M Bpifrance, Idinvest Partners, 360 Capital Partners, Ventech TechCrunch
Ayasdi $30M IVP, Citi Ventures, GE Ventures, Floodgate, Khosla Ventures VentureBeat
Kit Check $10.4M New Leaf Venture Partners, Sands Capital Ventures, Easton Capital Investment Group, LionBird Forbes
Curvo $50K Elevate Ventures MedCity News

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