Rock Weekly: Healthcare still a sad place for diversity
March 23, 2015
We’re thrilled to announce our latest investment, Collective Health, which just picked up $38M to bring much-needed modernization to employer-sponsored health insurance. Here’s why we’re finally excited about getting coverage from employers.
In addition to funding remarkable companies, we’re also committed to promoting diversity in the industry. Despite making up 78% of healthcare’s workforce, women represent only 6% of CEOs of funded digital health companies and 21% of the C-suite of Fortune 500 healthcare companies. We can do better. Read more in our just-released, third annual State of Women in Healthcare report.
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|Health Catalyst||$70M||Sequoia Capital, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Sorenson Capital, Partners HealthCare, Sands Capital Ventures, others||Forbes|
|Collective Health||$38M||NEA, Founder’s Fund, Rock Health, Formation 8, Redpoint Ventures, RRE Ventures, Subtraction Capital||Fortune|
|Glooko||$16.5M||Medtronic, Canaan Partners, Social+Capital Partnership, Samsung||TechCrunch|
|Healthentic||$3.8M||Corvesta, Hawaii Dental Service, WDS Holdings, WYSSTA Investments||GeekWire|
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