Swiss fertility tracking startup Ava closes $10 million Series A

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.

Medication management app Echo lands £1.8 million investment

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 […]

Nokia acquires French digital health company Withings for €170 million

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 […]