UK medical app Echo raises £7 million Series A round

UK prescription delivery app Echo has raised £7 million in a Series A round led by White Star Capital with participation from MMC Ventures, LocalGlobe, Global Founders Capital, Rocket Internet, and Public.io. Echo’s app allows people to re-order their prescriptions from NHS GPs and have them delivered for free with reminders for adhering to their […]

Finnish healthcare marketplace Lääkärihinta acquired by subsidiary of The Orange Company

Finnish healthcare marketplace Lääkärihinta, or “Doctorprice”, and also known as eMedi Innovations, has been acquired by Palvelutili, a subsidiary of The Orange Company. No terms were disclosed. Palvelutili is a company providing services for government-issued digital vouchers and personal budgeting solutions used by public bodies to refer to and fund health services for people. Through […]

Mental health therapy platform Ieso raises £18 million

UK-based Ieso Digital Health, a platform for online mental healthcare, has raised £18 million in funding led by Draper Esprit and Touchstone Innovations. The new funds will be used to continue its growth in the UK and expand into the US market as well as invest in therapist education and training. Ieso delivers online-based psychological […]

Diet planning app makers The Mealplanner secures €1 million in seed funding

Finnish healthtech startup The Mealplanner, the developers of the FoodToDo app, has raised additional funding that brings its seed round to €1 million, from VCs and government funds. It recently landed €400,000 from TEKES, a Finnish public funding agency under the Ministry of Employment and the Economy, and €300,000 from investors whose names have not […]