Berlin’s Ada Health raises $90 million in Series B round led by Leaps by Bayer, reveals “longer-term strategic partnership”

Berlin-based digital healthcare provider Ada has raised $90 million in a Series B round led by the investment arm of pharmaceutical giant Bayer, Leaps by Bayer. Samsung Catalyst Fund, Vitruvian Partners, Inteligo Bank, F4 and Mutschler Ventures also participated in the round. The funding will be used to expand its product offering as well as […]

UK digital triage provider eConsult Health phones one in, acquires Q Doctor

London-based digital triage provider eConsult Health has acquired cross-town, NHS doctor-founded friend, video consultation and SMS platform Q Doctor. The combined service will offer a seamless digital solution for GPs and patients and promises to give said GPs some duly deserved downtime via easier patient management and a priority system based on symptoms. The financials […]

London’s NHS-commissioned mental health startup Hello Tomo acquired by ICAS

London-based mental health startup Hello Tomo has been acquired by crosstown friend ICAS. Through the acquisition, ICAS will gain access to some 80,000+ mental health coaching and therapy professionals, as well as access to Hello Tomo’s technology and employee skillsets. Co-founder and CEO Gus Booth-Clibborn will stay on as newly appointed Head of Digital Transformation […]

Vienna’s hi.health launches Europe’s first digital health account, solves private insurance cash flow gap

While universal healthcare is something we know as normal life here in Europe, it’s not always all-inclusive. In Germany alone, 26.8 million people have some form of supplementary insurance, for example covering hospital stays or dentures.  Unlike the statutory health insurance programmes that interface directly between government agencies and healthcare providers, private insurance programmes often […]