Rock Weekly: Google vs. Death

September 23rd, 2013

Last week, Google got back in the game, the iPhone 5S continued to make waves (risk of asphyxiation: high), and wearable thermometers were in the spotlight.  We got a makeover.

Our fifth Demo Day is tomorrow!  Follow the action with #rockdemo.



Google vs. Death

Wearable Thermometer for Continuous Temperature Monitoring

Why Medicine Will Be More Like Walmart
Technology Review

Study: Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death in the US

Why Healthcare is Stuck and How To Fix It
Harvard Business Review

Medicine’s Search for Meaning
New York Times


Rock Health in the News

Smartphones Can Gather Important Medical Data
San Francisco Chronicle

The Myspace Alumni That Left LA to Start Businesses
New York Times


Name Amt Investors Source
Teladoc $15M Undiclosed MobiHealthNews
Y Prime $5M Ballast Point Ventures FinSMEs
WiserTogether $5M Harbert Venture Partners SEC filing
Lively $4.8M Cambia Health Solutions MobiHealthNews
Intelomed $4M Undisclosed MedCityNews
Profusa $2.76M Undisclosed SEC filing
Sproutling $2.6M First Round Capital and others TechCrunch
Gravie $2.6M FirstMark Capital Twin Cities Biz Journal
Lift Labs $1M Multiple angels VentureBeat