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Longitude Capital Closes New Healthcare Fund With $585M | Mcguirewoods Llp

Longitude Capital has announced it has closed its fourth fund with $585 million in capital commitments....By: McGuireWoods LLP. : Longitude Capital has announced it has closed its fourth fund with $585 million in capital commitments. The new fund -- Longitude Venture Partners IV -- will invest in biotechnology, medical technology and health solutions companies. Longitude Capital, with offices in Menlo Park, Calif., Greenwich, Conn., and Boston, is a healthcare venture capital firm. Founded in 2006, the firm invests in privately held and publicly traded companies through a variety of investment approaches.
Read by 34% of LPs September 16, 2020

On-demand Healthcare Service, Ready, Raises $54M In Series C Financing

The company continues to expand its clinical services and advance its technology to better service patients most in need NEW ORLEANS, September 16, 2020-- Ready, an on-demand healthcare service, today announced that it closed $54 million of new funding to finance the expansion of its operations and clinical programs that bring medical care directly to patients in their homes. GV, Deerfield Management Company, City Light Capital, Town Hall Ventures, Frist Cressey Ventures and others have invested over $100 million across two funding rounds in less than a year.
Read by 31% of LPs

September 10, 2020

Focusing On The Telehealth Revolution

Healthcare is one of the largest sectors of the economy, both in the United States and globally. But it has lagged in terms of venture capital investment relative to the industry's size and potential for disruptive innovation.
Read by 41% of LPs September 09, 2020

Healthcare Tech Company Truepill Raises $75M

Truepill, an online pharmacy powering delivery for direct-to-consumer healthcare brands, announced Wednesday (Sept. 9) that it closed on a $75 million Series C funding round. The San Mateo, California-based company said the cash will be used to introduce an at-home lab testing platform. The new service is expected to expand Truepill's direct-to-patient capabilities. Connecticut-based healthcare and FinTech [...]
Read by 59% of LPs September 08, 2020

Three Predictions For Healthcare Platforms

Healthcare has finally discovered the internet, and venture capital and private equity are taking notice. For decades, healthcare has cited privacy concerns as the reason for siloed and antiquated back-office systems, but those days are gone.
Read by 30% of LPs September 03, 2020

Point72 Ventures Launches Investing Division Focused On Healthcare | Mcguirewoods Llp

Point72 Ventures has announced the launch of a new investment team focused on healthcare....By: McGuireWoods LLP. : The team will invest globally in early-stage founders. The effort will be led by healthcare investor Scott Barclay. Point72 Ventures, based in San Francisco, is an early-stage venture capital firm that primarily invests in healthcare and other technologies. It is backed by Steve Cohen. DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.
Read by 60% of LPs August 20, 2020

China's Healthcare-focused Investor Huaige Capital Closes $43M Third Fund

The fund will back medical devices, innovative medicine, and biological product startups, among others. The post China's healthcare-focused investor Huaige Capital closes $43m third fund appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 42% of LPs August 17, 2020

Science, Innovation Must Help Fuel Our Post-Covid Recovery

Tech companies and manufacturing capabilities have quickly pivoted and responded with the development of COVID-19 tests, genomic tracking of cases and innovation in vaccination technology.
Read by 49% of LPs August 17, 2020

Former Kkr Dealmaker Launches Healthcare-focused Buyout Firm - Cna

Jim Momtazee, a former dealmaker at U.S. buyout firm KKR & Co Inc , has launched his own firm to pursue private equity deals in the healthcare sector.
Read by 67% of LPs August 13, 2020

10 Healthcare Startups That Are Are Promising Acquisition Targets

On August 5, telehealth giant Teladoc struck an $18.5 billion deal to buy Livongo, a chronic-care company. The record deal is sending shockwaves through an industry that analysts say is ripe for more mergers and acquisitions. Business Insider asked 10 venture capitalists and analysts about the impending consolidation in digital health. They listed 10 startups in mental health, drug research, telehealth, and more that are likely to be acquired or make deals of their own soon. For more stories like this, sign up here for our healthcare newsletter, Dispensed.
Read by 37% of LPs