After the first half of 2015 ROCK HEALTH estimates that 2015 can even be equal to last year’s funding record. The following slides and images from ROCK HEALTH gives us a great overview and summary of the companies, investors and themes that drove digital health funding to $2.1B only halfway through 2015.
RockHealth provides an in-depth analysis which includes details on the deals, companies, investors, and geographies driving funding. The report also covers merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, along with IPOs, and public market performance of digital health companies.
Here a the key findings:
„Venture funding of digital health companies in 2015 is closely mirroring 2014’s record- breaking year, with funding surpassing $2B through the first half.“
„Digital health funding continues to grow faster than overall venture funding and funding in the software, biotech, and medical device sectors.“
„In the first half of 2015 136digital health companies each raised more than $ 2 million“
„The top six categories accounted for more than 50% of all digital health funding in 2015, three of which were not ranked within the top six in 2014.“
„Only halfway through 2015, there have already been 92 M&A deals, which is almost as many as all of 2014, but total disclosed dollars only reached $2.6B.“