October 2013 StartUp Health Insights Funding Report

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October 2013 StartUp Health Insights Funding Report

  1. 1. InsightsTM Funding Report October 2013 Produced By Steven McDonald, StartUp Health Fellow Tanner Yager, StartUp Health Financial Analyst Brian T. Edwards, StartUp Health Insights Fellow www.StartUpHealth.com/insights © 2013 StartUp Health
  2. 2. Fewer deals but investment totals soar in October 2013 Y/Y with average deal amount increase nearing 150% HIGHLIGHTS • • • • Larger but fewer deals suggest maturation in the digital health industry. Investors are setting a higher bar for entrepreneurs but rewarding those who can demonstrate potential. San Francisco, CA-based Basis received significant media attention this month raising $11.75M closing its series B round of $23M, continuing this year’s optimism for the wearables market.* With only 31 deals this month compared to 50 in October 2012 as well as a near 50% increase in over all investment resulted in an increasing average investment to nearly $4.2M. Consumer Health saw the largest expansion by individual deals led by Brighter who raised $15M of Series C funding to assist consumers find costeffective dental care *Note: Basis’ total Series B funding amounts to $23M though only $11.75M of this total was raised in October 2013 2 InsightsTM Funding Report October 2013 STATS Oct. 2013 31 Deals $131M US 30 Deals $130M Int’l 1 Deals $1M Oct. 2012 50 Deals $85M 2013 YTD 498 Deals $2,448M 2012 YTD 351 Deals $1,650M 32 Known Investors for October 2013 Disclosures Information, data, and figures represent publicly available data. www.StartUpHealth.com/insights © 2013 StartUp Health
  3. 3. Top fundraisers shy of September’s totals but indicate promise for sensors and genetics TOP 5 DEALS Genetic diagnosis support services Helping consumers find affordable dental care Intelligent orthopedic devices measuring placement and performance Health and heart rate monitor for fitness and wellness Automated, rapid bacterial strain typing for complex samples $15M $15M $13M $12M* $10M Series A Series C Series C Series B Series C ARCH Venture Partners, Polaris Partners Tenaya Capital, Mayfield Fund, Benchmark Capital Dignity Health, Ziegler Meditech Equity Partners Intel Capital, iNovia Capital, Dolby Family Trust, Stanford University, PeninsulaKCG, Mayfield Fund Ascension Health Ventures, Excel Venture Management, HealthCare Ventures *Note: Basis’ total Series B funding amounts to $23M though only $11.75M of this total was raised in October 2013 3 InsightsTM Funding Report October 2013 Disclosures Information, data, and figures represent publicly available data. www.StartUpHealth.com/insights © 2013 StartUp Health
  4. 4. Go to startuphealth.com/insights/oct2013 to download the full report for free 4 InsightsTM Funding Report November 2013 www.StartUpHealth.com/insights © 2013 StartUp Health

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