Final Closing of LionBird I Fund

February, 2014
Source: LionBird

Final Closing of LionBird I Fund

We are pleased to announce the successful conclusion fundraising for LionBird I. The fund will enable LionBird to continue to invest in and support promising startups utilizing online tools to meaningfully improve traditional offline processes in healthcare, commerce and the business enterprise. From this new $20 million fund, LionBird will partner with 20-25 startups, making […]

Kit Check Automates 10 millionth Item Check on 850,000 Medications Tagged with RFID

January, 2014
Source: Kit Check

Kit Check Automates 10 millionth Item Check on 850,000 Medications Tagged with RFID

Kit Check™ (http://kitcheck.com), the leading provider of automated hospital pharmacy kit processing software, today announced that its customers through December 2013 have tagged and tracked over 850,000 medications with RFID and its cloud-based software solution. The solution has eliminated 10 million item checks that were previously done manually. This has saved Kit Check users over […]

Fertility pro Ovuline expands to pregnancy tracking, promise better health and peace of mind through big data

November, 2013
Source: Pando

Fertility pro Ovuline expands to pregnancy tracking, promise better health and peace of mind through big data

Thankfully, despite the prevalence of photo-sharing and “box of the month” startups, there are many bold entrepreneurs turning to technology to address really ambitious life problems. Ovuline co-founder and CEO Paris Wallace and his team have been doing exactly this for nearly two years, harnessing the power of big data and machine learning to help women get pregnant […]

Proud to support 2 of the 5 finalists at the United Health Care Start-up Challenge

October, 2013
Source: UHC

Proud to support 2 of the 5 finalists at the United Health Care Start-up Challenge

UHC and AVIA have announced the 5 digital health company finalists in the UHC’s Start-up Challenge: Innovation Delivered, to be held at the UHC Annual Conference 2013, “Pulse,” on October 17-18 in Atlanta, Ga. Each company will showcase its innovative medical solution to a panel of judges and an audience of health care professionals. The winning company, based on […]

מגייסת 20 מיליון דולרים לקרן חדשה Lionbird

October, 2013
Source: GeekTime

מגייסת 20 מיליון דולרים לקרן חדשה Lionbird

קרן ההון סיכון הישראלית-אמריקאית תשקיע בעיקר בסטארטאפים בשלבים מוקדמים ותעזור להם להרחיב את פעילותם לשוק האמריקאי חדשות מצויינות לסטארטאפים ישראלים: קרן ההון סיכון הישראלית-אמריקאית Lionbird, בראשות יצחק פרידמן, אד מייקל וחיים פרידמן, הודיעה על השלמת גיוס קרן ראשונה להשקעות בסטארטאפים ישראלים ואמריקאיים. הקרן החדשה תקרא Lionbird I, והיא ההשקעות שלה יעמוד על 20 מיליון דולרים, אותם […]

8 Hospitals Using Kit Check Choose Safecor Health to Apply RFID Tags to Pharmacy Kit Medications

August, 2013
Source: Kit Check

8 Hospitals Using Kit Check Choose Safecor Health to Apply RFID Tags to Pharmacy Kit Medications

Kit Check’s collaboration with Safecor Health enables mutual customers to receive hospital pharmacy kit medications pre-tagged with RFID labels.

Kit Check Raises $10.4 Million To Automate Hospital Pharmacy Process

July, 2013
Source: Forbes

Kit Check Raises $10.4 Million To Automate Hospital Pharmacy Process

Kit Check, a one-year-old digital health start-up, raised $10.4 million in a series A round. Life science venture firm New Leaf Venture Partners led the investment, with participation from Sands Capital Ventures, Easton Capital Investment Group, and LionBird. Kit Check is a graduate of Rock Health, a San Francisco-based accelerator.

Big Data Knows When You’re Fertile

July, 2013
Source: Information Week

Big Data Knows When You’re Fertile

Ovuline’s Smart Fertility tracker uses big data and machine learning to help women get pregnant faster. Want to make a baby, like, today? The tried-and-true method — meaning without algorithms and big data — isn’t the way to go if you’re in a hurry. On average, it takes a woman 4 to 6 months to […]

Powering The Facebook Card, Marqeta Raises $14M From Greylock Israel To Recreate The Starbucks Loyalty Card For Merchants

May, 2013
Source: TechCrunch

Powering The Facebook Card, Marqeta Raises $14M From Greylock Israel To Recreate The Starbucks Loyalty Card For Merchants

Marqeta, the startup that helps businesses nationwide attain the Starbucks loyalty Card “pay-in-advance for your coffee” model, is announcing $14 million in new funding from Greylock IL (an affiliate fund of Greylock Partners), Granite Ventures, new investor Commerce Ventures, and a number of leading new angel and unnamed strategic investors.