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Noteworthy Digital Health Funding Statistics

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Guidance for Digital Health Entrepreneurs

 


 

Digital Health Startup Accelerators and Incubators

Startups thinking about working with an accelerator should consider the points made in the following TechCrunch piece: “Corporate Accelerators Are An Oxymoron

United States

  1. Pfizer and Galvanize Accelerator – San Francisco, CA
  2. 4Combinator – Guilford, CT
  3. Illumina Accelerator Program – San Diego, CA
  4. Samsung Open Innovation Center – Palo Alto, CA
  5. University City Science Center – Philadelphia, PA
  6. Henry Ford Health System’s William Davidson Center for Entrepreneurs in Digital Health (housed in the Henry Ford Innovation Institute) – Detroit, Michigan
  7. Blueprint Health – New York, NY
  8. Sprint Accelerator – Kansas City, MO
  9. Healthbox – Chicago, Boston, Nashville, Florida, and Salt Lake City
  10. StartUp Health – New York, NY
  11. New York Digital Health Accelerator – New York, NY
  12. DreamIt Ventures – Bryn Mawr, PA
  13. Jumpstart Foundry – Nashville, TN
  14. Tigerlabs Health – Princeton, NJ
  15. NewME – San Francisco, CA
  16. WellTech Funding – New York, NY
  17. Nike+ Accelerator – Portland, OR
  18. XLerateHealth – Louisville, KY
  19. Health Wildcatters – Dallas, TX
  20. SeedHIT Studio – Pasadena, CA
  21. The Iron Yard – Spartanburg, SC – CLOSED
  22. Project Lift – Miami, FL
  23. Startupbootcamp – Miami, FL & New York, NY
  24. Innov8 for Health – Cincinnati, OH
  25. StartX Med – Stanford, CA
  26. Entrepreneurship Lab – New York, NY
  27. Janssen Labs – La Jolla, CA and San Francisco, CA
  28. INFUSE Accelerator – Indianapolis, IN
  29. AVIA – Chicago, IL
  30. Wearable World Labs – San Francisco, CA
  31. Healthcare Innovation Lab (HITLAB) – New York, NY
  32. CTA Health IT by Canadian Consulate General – Philadelphia, PA
  33. Brigham Innovation Hub at Brigham & Women’s Hospital – Boston, MA
  34. athenahealth MDP Accelerator – Watertown, MA
  35. Launchpad Digital Health – San Francisco, CA
  36. River (Virtual Reality focus) – San Francisco, CA
  37. DHS EMERGE! Accelerator – Herndon, VA
  38. Indie Bio – San Francisco, CA & Cork, Ireland
  39. Relevant Health – Rockville, MD
  40. Wellville Accelerator – Simsbury, CT
  41. Forge Health Founders Forum – Atlanta, GA
  42. Cedars-Sinai and TechStars Healthcare Accelerator – Los Angeles, CA
  43. AT&T Foundry for Connected Health (press release) – Houston, TX
  44. Plug and Play Tech Center’s Health Accelerator – San Francisco, CA
  45. Innosphere – Fort Collins, CO
  46. Texas Medical Center accelerator (TMCx) – Houston, TX
  47. MassChallenge digital health accelerator – Boston, MA
  48. Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures to launch health accelerator – Baltimore, MD
  49. GE Healthcare’s five.eight accelerator (awaiting website link)
  50. StartUp Health Colorado – Aurora, CO

Australia

Canada

UK, Europe & Scandinavia

  1. Healthbox – London, UK
  2. Atlantic Accelerator – Cambridge, UK
  3. Dotforge Health + Data – Manchester, UK
  4. Digital Health London – London, UK
  5. XLHEALTH – Berlin, Germany
  6. Digital Health Masterclass (DHM) – Johnson & Johnson
  7. Bayer Grants4Apps Accelerator – Berlin, Germany
  8. EIT Digital – Berlin, Germany
  9. Helios Hub – Berlin, Germany
  10. EyeFocus Accelerator – Berlin, Germany
  11. Merck Accelerator – Darmstadt, Germany
  12. Startupbootcamp – Germany, Amsterdam, Turkey, Spain, UK
  13. Vertical Accelerator – Finland
  14. Hacking Health – Amsterdam, Strasbourg, Valais
  15. Rockstart Accelerator – Amsterdam
  16. Frogleap – Stockholm, Sweden
  17. Healthy Habits – Sweden
  18. West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) Digital Health Incubator  – Birmingham, UK
  19. BioUpper (Novartis) – Milan, Italy
  20. Technogym Wellness Accelerator – Italy
  21. Moebio – Spain
  22. Crea – Spain
  23. Embark InHealth Program – Spain
  24. F6S Fiware Accelerator Program – Finland
  25. Health Innovation Village (GE) – Finland
  26. Start-Up Academy by MedTechWorld – Germany
  27. Accelerace Life – Baltics (Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania) and Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
  28. Flying Health Incubator – Germany

Israel

India

Africa

Asia

 


 

Digital Health Organizations, Institutes, Centers, Labs, Efforts

United States

  1. UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation
  2. UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
  3. Harris Center for Precision Wellness
  4. Duke Global Digital Health Science Center
  5. Duke Obesity Prevention Program
  6. Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI)
  7. National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
  8. Partners HealthCare Connected Health
  9. Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation
  10. Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  11. Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
  12. Innovations at Cleveland Clinic
  13. Emergency Digital Health Innovation (eDHI) Program at Brown University
  14. USC Center for Body Computing
  15. Mt. Sinai’s App Lab
  16. CVS Health Digital Innovation Lab (announcement)
  17. UCSF Institute for Computational Health Sciences (announcement)
  18. Penn Social Media & Health Innovation Lab
  19. Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation
  20. Intermountain Healthcare Transformation Lab
  21. USC Institute for Creative Technologies
  22. Enable Community Foundation (3D Printing)
  23. Fogarty Institute for Innovation
  24. The Innovation Institute
  25. NYU ABILITY Lab
  26. Temple Lung Center’s Center for Digital Health (announcement)
  27. Caryl and Israel Englander Institute for Precision Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College
  28. Wearable Computing Center – Georgia Tech
  29. Kavli Institute for Fundamental Neuroscience at the University of California, San Francisco

Canada

  1. Canada Health Infoway
  2. Canadian Health Adaptations Innovations Mobilization Centre

UK & Scotland

  1. Digital Health & Care Institute
  2. UK Centre for Health Solutions at Deloitte
  3. UCL Institute of Digital Health
  4. Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine

 


Advocacy Groups & Technology Demonstrators

  1. American Telemedicine Association
  2. Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL)
  3. Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center
  4. Clinical Decision Support Coalition
  5. West Health Institute
  6. Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health
  7. American Society of Human Genetics
  8. Future of Life Institute

 


Submit to Venture Capitalists (indirect) + Crowdsourced Funding

 


 

Digital Health-focused VC Funds

Most Active VCs in Digital Health 2012 through 2015

  1. Khosla Ventures – 28
  2. Venrock – 19
  3. Andreessen Horowitz – 15
  4. Qualcomm Ventures – 13
  5. Sequoia Capital – 13
  6. KPCB – 13
  7. NEA – 13
  8. Norwest Venture Partners – 11
  9. Founders Fund – 10
  10. Aberdare Ventures – 10

 

Most Active in 2016 (Jan-Jun)

  1. Khosla Venture – 8
  2. GE Ventures – 8
  3. Startup Health – 7
  4. Social Capital – 5
  5. UPMC – 5
  6. Y Combinator – 5
  7. BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners – 4
  8. Founders Fund – 4
  9. Janus Capital – 4
  10. Sandbox Industries – 4

Most Active in 2015

  1. GE Ventures – 10
  2. Google Ventures – 9
  3. Khosla Ventures – 9
  4. NEA – 9
  5. Qualcomm Ventures – 8
  6. Rock Health – 8
  7. Tencent – 8
  8. Venrock – 8
  9. F-Prime – 7
  10. Sequoia Capital – 7

Most Active in 2014

  1. Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers – 7
  2. Khosla Ventures – 7
  3. Sequoia Capital – 6
  4. Andreessen Horowitz – 6
  5. First Round Capital – 5
  6. Venrock – 5
  7. Bessemer Venture Partners – 4
  8. Data Collective – 4
  9. Norwest Venture Partners – 4
  10. SC – 4
  11. Founders Fund – 4
  12. True Ventures – 4

Most Active in 2013

  1. Khosla Ventures – 9
  2. Andreessen Horowitz – 9
  3. General Catalyst Partners – 7
  4. Norwest Venture Partners – 7
  5. Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers – 6
  6. Maverick Capital – 6
  7. Sandbox Industries – 6
  8. The Social Capital Partnership – 6
  9. Venrock – 6
  10. Founders Fund – 6
  11. Excel Venture Management – 5
  12. Aberdare Ventures – 5
  13. SV Angel – 5

Most Active in 2012

  1. Qualcomm Ventures – 5
  2. Aberdare Ventures – 5
  3. Merck Global Health Fund – 5
  4. West Health Investment Fund – 4
  5. NEA – 4
  6. BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners – 3
  7. Council Capital – 3
  8. Khosla Ventures – 3

 

Also see: Top 12 Venture Capital Firms Funding the 50+ Market – StartUp Health

 


Organizations & Companies Running Digital Health Prizes, Challenges, and Code-a-Thons

University of Utah’s Sorenson Center for Innovation and Discovery

Aetna Foundation

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

2020Health

XPRIZE

Health 2.0

Other Innovation Catalysts

Various Grants

US Government

 

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