Cigna is launching a $250 million venture fund called Cigna Ventures. Cigna Ventures will be tasked with finding startups and growth stage companies in healthcare, specifically with focuses on analytics, digital health, retail, and managing and delivering care. The hope is to tap into companies at earlier stages who might have new ways to make healthcare more affordable and simpler. Cigna, one of the largest health insurers in the US, is getting serious about venture capital. On Wednesday, the $45 billion insurer said it had launched a $250 million venture fund, called Cigna Ventures.