Flow Neuroscience raises $1.1 million for its headset to treat depression

Sweden’s Flow Neuroscience, a medical tech startup, has announced a seed round of $1.1 million from Khosla Ventures, SOSV, and angel investor Daniel Andersson. Flow is developing a brain stimulation headset used in treatments for depression. Around 21 million people in Europe suffer from major depressive disorder (MDD). This new tranche of funding will be […]

Medical data analysis startup OWKIN raises $11 million

OWKIN, a French predictive analytics company working on medical data, has raised $11 million in funding led by Otium Venture. Cathay Innovation, Plug and Play, and NJF Capital also participated in the Series A round. The company develops OWKIN Socrates, a predictive analytics and machine learning platform for pharmaceutical researchers to analyse large amounts of […]

Fitness app Sweatcoin raises $5.7 million to reward people for exercise

Sweatcoin, a fitness app that rewards users in monetary value, has raised $5.7 million in a seed round led by Goodwater Capital with participation from Greylock Partners, Rubylight, Seedcamp, and SmartHub. Angel investors Justin Kan, founder of Twitch and Justin.tv, and Rain Lohmus, founder of LHV Bank, also contributed to the investment. The Sweatcoin app, […]

Biotech startup Nuritas raises €16 million in Series A funding

Nuritas, an Irish biotech startup, has raised €16 million in a Series A round led by US firm Cultivian Sandbox Ventures. Nuritas has built a medical platform that uses artificial intelligence to analyse peptides in food, which it claims is 500 times faster than current technology. “Our artificial intelligence platform has already disrupted this antiquated […]

German medtech startup heartbeat medical raises €3 million

Cologne-based heartbeat medical has raised €3 million from HV Holtzbrinck Ventures and High-Tech Gründerfonds. The company develops heartbeat ONE, a patient-reported outcomes (PROs) software that tracks and follows up with patients and helps doctors compare data sets on patient outcomes. The software is currently being used with 50,000 patients in Charité university hospital in Berlin […]