What health nerds should know about WWDC
Here’s what health nerds were excited about at WWDC: in lieu of a rumored noninvasive glucose sensor, the Apple Watch will connect to Dexcom’s continuous glucose monitoring system via a new bluetooth API—a sign that developers may soon be able to connect swappable health tracking smart bands to the device too. Meanwhile, Apple added new testing abilities to ResearchKit—and nabbed Stanford's digital health guru.
Despite growing excitement for women’s health, gender parity in leadership remains a huge issue. So how are women entrepreneurs navigating this environment—and what’s missing from the conversation? In our latest podcast episode, we spoke with two CEOs, Leah Sparks and Julia Cheek, to find out.
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- Rested raised $7.4M to help people identify their risk for sleep disorders
- Digital Pharmacist got $6.5M for pharmacy apps and engagement tools
- Neurocognitive testing company Savonix closed a $5.1M round
- Kenzen got $5M for its sweat-sensing wearable for athletes