metaMe Health Announces First Subject Enrolled in Pivotal Study of a Digital Therapeutic for Treatment of IBS

November, 2019
Source: MetaMe

metaMe Health Announces First Subject Enrolled in Pivotal Study of a Digital Therapeutic for Treatment of IBS

CHICAGO (October 31, 2019) — metaMe Health, Inc., a Chicago-based prescription digital therapeutics company committed to the treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), today announced that the first subject has enrolled in a pivotal study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of an all-digital, self-administered behavioral therapy for the treatment […]

The Difference Makers: Creating Personalized Precision Medicine Feat. Gary Conkright

October, 2019
Source: Closerlook's The Difference Makers

The Difference Makers: Creating Personalized Precision Medicine Feat. Gary Conkright

Eighty percent of the cost of healthcare delivery in this country is attributed to chronic illness. What would happen if artificial intelligence applied to data from wearable technology could bend the cost curve by detecting subtle changes in patients’ health? Delivering the right personalized therapy to the right patient at the right time? CEO of […]

Fundbox Founder Honored For The Third Year by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

October, 2019
Source: Globe Newswire

Fundbox Founder Honored For The Third Year by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

San Francisco, CA, Oct. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing Eyal Shinar, the founder and CEO of Fundbox as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2019 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California. This is the third time that Goldman Sachs has recognized Shinar for his entrepreneurial accomplishments. […]

Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry

October, 2019
Source: CB Insights

Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry

The most promising 150 private digital health startups working to transform the healthcare industry with new models of primary care to emerging tech solutions for providers. Read more…

Meet Chicago Inno’s 2019 50 on Fire

September, 2019
Source: Chicago Inno

Meet Chicago Inno’s 2019 50 on Fire

Chicago tech is officially on 🔥. Today, we’re announcing the 50 people and companies that are heating up Chicago tech in our annual 50 on Fire list. We invite this year’s winners and their team, friends, family—and anyone that wants to network with Chicago’s startup community—to join us Nov. 14 at Moonlight Studios to celebrate the 2019 […]

Fintech Fundbox Raises $176 Million to Lend to Business Using AI

September, 2019
Source: Bloomberg Technology

Fintech Fundbox Raises $176 Million to Lend to Business Using AI

Fintech Fundbox Inc. has raised $176 million in a new funding round from investors including Allianz SE and General Catalyst. The company plans to announce the funding on Tuesday, along with a new $150 million credit facility. A Fundbox spokesman said the new round valued the company at between $500 million and $1 billion, but would not disclose the exact […]

Corvia Medical taps PhysIQ for remote monitoring in interatrial shunt study

September, 2019
Source: https://www.massdevice.com/corvia-medical-taps-physiq-for-remote-monitoring-in-interatrial-shunt-study/

Corvia Medical taps PhysIQ for remote monitoring in interatrial shunt study

Corvia Medical said it launched a heart failure device trial that will include the collection and analysis of data with PhysIQ’s continuous remote monitoring platform. The Phase III trial is designed to evaluate the efficacy of Tewksbury, Mass.-based Corvia’s interatrial shunt in patients with heart failure. The randomized, controlled, double-blinded study includes plans to provide patients […]

Sheba Medical Center partners with startup to offer new telemedicine programme

September, 2019
Source: MobiHealthNews

Sheba Medical Center partners with startup to offer new telemedicine programme

Israel’s Sheba Medical Center and Telesofia Medical, provider of personalised videos that aim to improve patient engagement, are introducing a telemedicine programme to help cancer patients talk to their doctors straight from their homes, enabling oncologists to better monitor their condition and offer support. The initiative is starting as a pilot in the oncology department […]

Chicago Tech Companies Raised $215M in August

August, 2019
Source: American Inno

Chicago Tech Companies Raised $215M in August

Chicago tech and startup companies raised at least $215 million in venture capital throughout the month of August, according to data compiled by Chicago Inno. The month’s fundings were led by SpotHero, which raised $50 million, and LanzaTech, which raised $72 million. August’s venture capital fundings were significantly up compared to July’s. Last month, Chicago tech and […]