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HealthTech Updates   |   2017/06/27

The HealthTech Hub: Asia’s first home for HealthTech innovators!

Galen Growth Asia is very proud to announce the creation of a regional first, located in Singapore: The HealthTech Hub.

We are at an exciting inflection point in HealthTech in Asia! Galen Growth Asia estimates that there are 3000+ HealthTech ventures in Asia Pacific with a significant number based in Singapore, the innovation hub for the region.

Snippets   |   2017/06/08

HealthTech in Taiwan: Policies and Past Successes in Electronics Pave the Way for Large and Small Entrants

The landscape of Taiwan’s HealthTech can mainly be categorized into two subsectors, hardware-IoT and data management and analytics. In the last five years, the types of HealthTech startups launched are very much a result of government policy for the future and Taiwan’s electronics and hardware supply chain..

Snippets   |   2017/06/01

Is 3D Printing Disrupting Healthcare?

Each week, we read or hear of new medical uses for 3D printing (also known as additive manufacturing). 

Snippets   |   2017/05/03

Impressive First Quarter of 2017 for Asia HealthTech Funding

Our HealthTech funding summary for Q1 2017, based on funding analysis from Startup Health, Mercom Capital, Rock Health and Galen Growth Asia, estimates that total venture funding of HealthTech companies in Q1 2017 exceeded $1.6B.

Snippets   |   2017/04/25

Can Precision Medicine Latest Solutions Make a Difference in Asia Healthcare?

Precision medicine is a new model of healthcare that entails the customization of healthcare services, in which all aspects of clinical decision-making such as diagnoses, procedures, and treatments will be tailored to the individual.


Snippets   |   2017/03/16

Reality Check on HealthTech in Asia

Last week, the Financial Times article Investors begin to sour on Chinese health apps by Tom Hancock and Don Weinland gave readers a brief overview and hypothesizes on the reasons behind China’s HealthTech investment hype fading and investors beginning to lose confidence in cashing in on the next big thing.


Snippets   |   2017/02/07

Global HealthTech funding reached 5B in 2016

Based on global funding analysis provided by Startup Health and Mercom (Rock Health is now only reporting US deals), we can estimate that venture funding of HealthTech companies in 2016 edged past the $5B mark, surpassing 2015.

– 622 deals in 2016 (vs 574 in 2015) with an average deal size $8.5M (similar to 2015)

According to Mercom, VC funding in HealthTech has risen to $18.5B across 2,672 deals since 2010! read more