Rock Weekly: The rise of extreme baby monitoring


November 18, 2013

Last week, we dropped beats and danced with fire at our first and last talent show in Chinatown, Scanadu followed up their record-breaking crowdfunding with a hefty new round, and Under Armour scooped up MapMyFitness for $150M.

At our sold out Healthcare Bootcamp, HackingMedicine Founder Zen Chu explained why it’s the best time in the history of the world to be a healthcare entrepreneur and MC10 CEO Dave Icke dove into the disruptive potential of electronics. Catch the rest of the conversation here.

Headlines

Tracked Since Birth: The Rise of Extreme Baby Monitoring
Fast Company

Obesity, Not Old People, Is Making Healthcare Expensive
The Atlantic

The Business of Living Forever
Slate

Under Armour Proves that All Fitness Companies Are Now Technology Companies
Quartz

The Brutal View from Medicine’s Front Lines
Forbes

A Framework for Reducing Suffering in Healthcare
Harvard Business Review

How Mobile Apps Could Transform Rural Healthcare
National Journal

The Robots Are Here
Politico

How Low Will Healthcare Enrollments Be?
ProPublica

Eliminating the Mystery of Pandora’s Genetic Box for $99
New York Times

 

Funding

Name Amt Investors Source
Scanadu $10.5M Relay Ventures, VegasTechFund and AME Cloud Ventures. TechCrunch
RightCare Solutions $5M Domain Associates and Compass Partners MedCity News
docbeat $1.1M Undisclosed FinSMEs

  
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