Ava, a medical technology company focused on innovations in women’s health, has raised $9.7 million in a strategic Series A round led by European VC firm Polytech Ecosystem Ventures. The funds will fuel further product development and clinical research, scale production and support expansion into Europe and other new markets.
Dutch startup UgenTec has raised an additional €2.15 million from its existing investors, supplemented by a loan from BNP Paribas.
London-based Echo, health tech solution for managing prescriptions, has secured £1.8 million from LocalGlobe and Rocket Internet cofounder Oli Samwer. Echo’s app allows for the managing of prescriptions and home delivery. Users request a prescription update, which is forwarded to an NHS doctor for approval, dispensed at a partner pharmacy and then sent through Royal […]
After four successful years at the world’s leading IT fair CeBIT, CODE_n launches its own digital innovation festival in Karlsruhe, Germany, on September 20-22.
Sweden’s KRY, an app for connecting patients with doctors for video consultations, has raised a seed round of €6.1 million led by Index Ventures and Creandum. Project A also participated. KRY is currently available in Sweden and plans to launch in more markets in Europe with the aid of this seed round. The digital health […]
Nokia this morning announced plans to acquire Withings, a connected health product maker based in France, in a transaction that values the company at €170 million. The company had raised approximately €30 million in funding from IDInvest Partners, Bpifrance, Ventech and 360 Capital Partners. Withings, whose products include activity trackers, smart weighing scales, thermometers, blood […]
We spoke with some of the startups on the floor at last month’s 4YFN conference in beautiful Barcelona to talk business models, funding – and, of course, the future.