Ovuline rebrands as Ovia Health, raises $10M to expand benefits business

October, 2016
Source: MobiHealthNews

Ovuline rebrands as Ovia Health, raises $10M to expand benefits business

Ovuline, which makes a suite of women’s and family health apps, has raised $10 million in new funding and is renaming the company “Ovia Health”.

New Gadgets That Could Give Telemedicine a Boost

September, 2016
Source: The Wall Street Journal

New Gadgets That Could Give Telemedicine a Boost

Telemedicine offers patients the chance to meet with a doctor, 24/7, without leaving home. But many physicians are wary of participating because they can’t peer into patients’ ears, look down their throats or listen to their lungs remotely. A new genre of home diagnostic devices aims to address those concerns by giving patients some of […]

LionBird Completes $25 Million Initial Closing of Second Fund to Make New Investments in Emerging Software Companies Transforming Traditional Businesses

July, 2016
Source: LionBird

LionBird Completes $25 Million Initial Closing of Second Fund to Make New Investments in Emerging Software Companies Transforming Traditional Businesses

TEL AVIV – July 1, 2016 – LionBird, the Tel Aviv- and Chicago-based venture capital firm investing in early-stage software companies operating in the healthcare, commerce and enterprise sectors, announced today it has completed the initial closing of its second fund, LionBird II, at over $25 million in initial closing commitments of the $50 million fund […]

Drug tracking tech developer Kit Check raises $15M in Series C round

June, 2016
Source: MedCityNews

Drug tracking tech developer Kit Check raises $15M in Series C round

Kit Check, a company that uses RFID technology to automate the error-prone process of manually taking inventory for drug and operating room supplies, raised a $15 million Series C round.

Bento for Business Closes $7M Series A Financing Round Led by Comcast Ventures

June, 2016
Source: Bento

Bento for Business Closes $7M Series A Financing Round Led by Comcast Ventures

Bento for Business, a leading provider of employee expense management solutions for small businesses, today announced a $7 million Series A round of funding led by Comcast Ventures. Existing investors include Anthemis Group, Blumberg Capital and LionBird. As part of the financing, Dave Zilberman, managing director of Comcast Ventures, will join Bento’s board.

No lawyer? This online tool uses AI to review your contracts

April, 2016
Source: PC World

No lawyer? This online tool uses AI to review your contracts

Business documents written in foreign languages are no longer the problem they once were thanks to technologies like Google Translate, but what about contracts written in legalese? That’s where LawGeex hopes to help with an AI-based online tool.

It’s official: Meet 4 of the country’s most impressive healthcare startups

April, 2016
Source: MedCityNews

It’s official: Meet 4 of the country’s most impressive healthcare startups

physIQ won the digital health category as part of this year’s Best of INVEST awards.

Jerusalem startup Sweetch nets $3.5M investment for diabetes prediction technology

April, 2016
Source: GeekTime

Jerusalem startup Sweetch nets $3.5M investment for diabetes prediction technology

With tech giant Philips and hybrid venture capitalist group OurCrowd leading the way, another Jerusalem health startup is celebrating a multimillion dollar Series A right now. Sweetch announced on Thursday that it had raised $3.5 million for its diabetes prediction platform. The round also included Pontifax LP and Lionbird LP.

US co Twist Bioscience buys Israel’s Genome Compiler

April, 2016
Source: Globes

US co Twist Bioscience buys Israel’s Genome Compiler

Twist Bioscience Corporation, a San Francisco-based company accelerating science and innovation through rapid, high-quality DNA synthesis, today announced the acquisition of Genome Compiler Corporation, an Israeli-based company providing software for genetic engineers, molecular and synthetic biologists.