German fitness startup Freeletics raises funds from US investors for its AI-powered app

Munich-based fitness startup Freeletics has received a significant investment from a leading group of US-based venture capital firms including Courtside Ventures, Elysian Park Ventures, Causeway Media Partners, JAZZ Venture Partners, and ward.ventures. These VCs work with top US sports teams including the San Francisco 49ers, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Dodgers. “These investors […]

Healthera raises £3 million Series A to digitise health care across the UK

Cambridge-based digital health platform Healthera has raised £3 million Series A, in a round led by ADV with participation from Cambridge Enterprise. Healthera connects patients to a network of hundreds of pharmacies and NHS GPs, allowing them to order and track their prescriptions, access clinical services, and monitor their medication intake in one digital end-to-end […]

AI-based stress management app BioBeats raises $3 million

London-based AI medtech startup BioBeats has closed a $3 million funding round. The round was led by Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), White Cloud, and IQ Capital. BioBeats features a wellbeing course and app that helps one to understand where their stress one comes from, and how to cope with and reduce it. By harnessing user […]

Farmstand raises $3 million to make a healthier diet accessible to everyone

Farmstand, a London-based, plant-powered food company, has raised $3 million in a Series A financing round. The investment was led by London-based Kindred Capital. Farmstand offers healthy food that can be ordered online or purchased at a growing number of physical locations. “Eating a plant-powered diet increases your chances of living a happy, active life,” […]

London’s Causaly announces $1m seed investment

Causaly, a London- and Athens-based AI for cause and effect discovery announces the completion of a $1 million seed investment. Causaly’s machine reading platform analyses millions of documents to create unique knowledge graphs highlighting cause and effect relationships in biomedicine. These graphs have the opportunity to visualize connections between millions of variables and factors for […]

UK-based AI startup Healx raised $10 million to find rare disease treatments

Healx, a Cambridge-based medtech company that uses AI to discover and develop treatments for rare diseases, has announced a $10 million Series A funding round. The investment was led by Balderton Capital, with participation from existing investors Jonathan Milner and Amadeus Capital. Rare diseases affect 350 million people worldwide - or 1 in 20 people […]

German medical startup MediDate acquires its competitor Medical One

Berlin-based e-health startup MediDate has acquired its rival, the Medical One clinic group, in a deal funded by the VC firm Earlybird, MediDate’s largest investor. The price of the acquisition has not been disclosed. Started as a digital intermediary in the sector of plastic and aesthetic surgery, the post-acquisition MediDate itself becomes a provider of […]