Fundbox Welcomes First CFO Signaling An IPO In The Making

January, 2020
Source: Forbes

Fundbox Welcomes First CFO Signaling An IPO In The Making

Fintech startup Fundbox, which lends money to small businesses, signaled on Tuesday its intention to go public by naming its first finance chief officer, a crucial hire for late-stage private companies preparing for an eventual IPO. The San Francisco-based Fundbox, which frees up cash flow by extending a credit line to small companies against unpaid […]

Protenus cofounder Robert Lord is returning to JHU medical school, joining LionBird Ventures as partner

January, 2020
Source: Technical.ly

Protenus cofounder Robert Lord is returning to JHU medical school, joining LionBird Ventures as partner

Lord will become chairman of the board at the Fells Point-based healthcare analytics company: “Every founder dreams of building something that endures beyond the original founding team.” When Robert Lord cofounded Protenus with Nick Culbertson in 2014, it required choosing to put medical school on hold. After six years and plenty of growth at the Fells Point-based healthcare analytics company, […]

Digital Health Expert Robert Lord Joins LionBird as New Partner

January, 2020
Source: LionBird

Digital Health Expert Robert Lord Joins LionBird as New Partner

Co-founder of Protenus will provide strategic insight in anticipation of the firm’s third fund, LionBird III, which will increase investment focus on pre-scale digital health companies CHICAGO/TEL AVIV-YAFO (January 7, 2020) – LionBird has a new partner: Robert Lord. Lord is the co-founder of Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics company from LionBird’s second fund. Lord […]

New Hope for Migraine Sufferers

January, 2020
Source: New York Times

New Hope for Migraine Sufferers

There are now a number of medications that may prevent or alleviate migraines, as well as a wearable nerve-stimulating device that can be activated by a smartphone. If you live with or work with someone who suffers from migraine, there’s something very important you should know: A migraine is not “just a headache,” as many […]

Trade Credit: When ‘Status Quo’ Means It’s Time For A Change

December, 2019
Source: PYMNTS

Trade Credit: When ‘Status Quo’ Means It’s Time For A Change

For Eyal Shinar, CEO of Fundbox, understanding the burden that cash-flow bottlenecks and delayed invoice payments have on B2B companies came through personal experience. His mother, who owned a small staffing business, regularly faced cash-flow constraints as business clients would wait months to pay for staffing services provided. The business grew quickly, but high growth means […]

Theranica: Journal of Expert Review of Medical Devices Publishes Profile of Nerivio™

December, 2019
Source: PR Newswire

Theranica: Journal of Expert Review of Medical Devices Publishes Profile of Nerivio™

NETANYA, Israel, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Theranica Bio-Electronics (Theranica), a bio-medical technology company developing advanced electroceuticals for migraine and other pain disorders, announced today that the journal of Expert Review of Medical Devices has published a device profile of its novel smartphone-controlled, prescription migraine wearable device, Nerivio™. The article explores the safety and efficacy of the product, demonstrating the promise of the FDA-cleared remote […]

TIME’s Best Inventions of 2019

November, 2019
Source: TIME

TIME’s Best Inventions of 2019

Every year, TIME highlights the Best Inventions that are making the world better, smarter and even a bit more fun. Of the ten healthcare companies selected, two of LionBird’s portfolio companies made the list – Theranica and Tyto. See the full list.

Avera, Tyto Care Team Up to Make Telehealth Visits More Comfortable

November, 2019
Source: mHealth Intelligence

Avera, Tyto Care Team Up to Make Telehealth Visits More Comfortable

Avera eCARE and Tyto Care are partnering to give schools, senior living facilities and clinics across the Midwest access to easy-to-use telehealth technology that can replicate the doctor’s exam. Read more…

Event marketing and management are ripe for disruption

November, 2019
Source: PE Hub

Event marketing and management are ripe for disruption

To this day, many organizations still use a hodgepodge of outdated tools and Excel spreadsheets to manage their corporate events. Read more…