Rock Weekly: Scandu Scout Smashes Crowdfunding Records

July 15, 2013
This week, Scanadu’s Scout became the highest funded campaign in the history of Indiegogo, demonstrative of growing enthusiasm for digital health, and giving new meaning to “apply directly to the forehead.” Join us this week as we dive into the power of crowdfunding at Meetup of the Minds. We’ll hear from a panel of experts, including Scanadu’s Sam Lounis De Brouwer, who led the company’s crowdfunding campaign.


The End of Health Insurers?
The Washington Post

A Digital Diaper For Tracking Children’s Health
The New York Times

Scanadu Scout Is Most Funded Indiegogo Campaign Ever

Health Sites May Be Sharing Search Terms

Adoption Of Electronic Health Records Grows Rapidly
Health Affairs

Last Mile Gaps In The Affordable Care Act
Stanford Social Innovation Review

SEC Lifts Ban On General Solicitation, Allowing Startups To Advertise That They’re Fundraising

Oklahoma City Hospital Posts Surgery Prices Online; Creates Bidding War
News Channel 4

Americans Exercise More, But Are Still Not Losing Much Weight
Los Angeles Times

Rock Health in the News

A Growing Digital Health Market Turns To Crowdfunding

Mango Health Users Most Adherent On Wednesdays

A New Watch Makes Time Fashionably Accessible To Everyone
Boston Globe


Name Amt Investors Source
Practice Fusion $60M $60M Rumored series D financing led by an unnamed NY investment firm VentureBeat Predixion Software $20M Multiple Boston Biz Journal Comprehend $4.8M Sequioa Capital VentureBeat Arbormetrix $5.45M Undisclosed SEC filing Breakthrough $5M Social+Capital Partnership, First Round Capital, Great Oaks Venture Capital TechCrunch Caremerge $2.1M Grazyna Kulczyk, undisclosed MobiHealthNews


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