French-German medical booking startup Doctolib acquires its competitor MonDocteur

French-German startup Doctolib that has built a popular doctor appointment platform has acquired another French company that does exactly that—MonDocteur. The deal, the amount of which has not been disclosed, puts the new group among the biggest platforms of this kind in the world. The consolidated company will consist of all 600 employees of MonDocteur […]

Dutch medical research data startup Castor EDC raises €5.3 million

Castor EDC, an Amsterdam-based healthtech startup, has raised €5.3 million in a funding round led by INKEF with participation from several angel investors. The company is planning to use the fresh capital to expand its research data platform in the US. Founded in 2012, Castor EDC is working on an Electronic Data Capture (that’s what […]

Swedish startup KRY raises €53 million to expand to France and UK

Swedish digital healthcare startup KRY has secured a €53 million Series B funding round led by Index Ventures with participation from existing investors: Accel, Creandum, and Project A. The company, which has raised a total of €79 million to date, is planning to use the money to fuel the expansion of its video consultation app […]

Swiss startup Ava raises $30 million for its fertility monitoring bracelet

Zurich-based Ava, a femtech startup that makes a fertility monitoring bracelet, has raised $30 million in a Series B funding round. The majority of the new financing came from existing investors Polytech Ventures, btov, and SVC. The company’s product, Ava Bracelet, detects the 5.3-day fertility window in a woman’s menstrual cycle in real time. While […]

Netherlands-based fitness startup Virtuagym raises €6 million Series B

Virtuagym, an Amsterdam-based fitness platform and mobile app, has raised €6 million in Series B funding led by growth investor Endeit Capital. Virtuagym allows gyms and other fitness spaces to manage every aspect of their business on its platform, including scheduling and booking, nutrition software, coaching, membership management, and invoicing. The startup currently has over […]

UK-based startup Ultromics secures £10 million investment for its AI heart diagnostics

UK-based startup Ultromics, which uses artificial intelligence to diagnose coronary heart disease, has raised £10 million in a Series A round. The investment was led by Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), with participation from Neptune, RT Ventures, GT Healthcare, Tanarra, Fushia, and angel investors Andre Crawford-Brunt and Dieter Spälti. Heart disease affects almost 50% of people […]