Gene analysis startup FitnessGenes raises $5 million in Series A

FitnessGenes, a London-based health startup that carries out gene analysis, has raised $5 million in a Series A round. The funding round was led by investment firm Sino-German High Tech Fund (SGHF), a fund jointly run by China’s Donghai Securities and Germany’s High-Tech Gründerfonds. The firm invests in health and life sciences. The startup plans […]

Diabetes app mySugr acquired by drugmaker Roche

Austrian healthtech startup, mySugr, which makes a diabetes management app, has been acquired by Swiss medical multinational Roche. No terms for the deal were announced. The Vienna-based startup was purchased 100% by the Swiss health industry giant. The app’s tech will help inform Roche’s digital strategy for the diabetes market moving forward. “[The deal] means […]

KRY raises €20 million for its online doctor consultation platform

Digital health startup KRY has raised €20 million in its Series A round led by Accel. Previous investors Index Ventures, Creandum, and Project A also participated. The Swedish company provides video-based doctor consultations for patients via an app. It will invest the money into reaching new markets; it’s currently available in Sweden, Norway, and Spain. […]

Stress management app Welltory raises $1 million

The stress-management app Welltory has just raised $1 million. Investors in the round included Max Bass, General Director of Rusagro, Boris Ryabov, founder of Bright Capital, Artem Rudy, co-founder of the biomedical company Atlas, Dmitry Sysoev, Anton Yudintsev, and others. The company had previously raised $400,000.

Ottonova raises €10 million to bring digital insurance to Generation Y

Munich-based insurtech startup Ottonova has raised €10 million from Debeka, Germany’s largest private health insurance provider. In return Debeka is receiving slightly more than 10 percent of the shares in the startup. The capital comes just after the startup raised €15 million in March from several investors, including Vorwerk Ventures and Tengelmann Ventures.

Russia’s DOC+ raises $5 million to expand its telemedicine services

DOC+, a Russian digital health tech startup, has raised $5 million in a Series B round from Yandex and Baring Vostok. The Moscow-based startup provides an on-demand service for doctor visits and remote telemedicine consultations. The new injection of money will be used to continue the development of these services. The Russian legislature is currently […]