Snippets | 2017/03/16
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
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
We launched our first-of-a-kind HealthTech CEO Summit, which brought together 30 of Asia’s most promising HealthTech entrepreneurs to debate the importance of technology in healthcare innovation as an unprecedented opportunity to address Asia’s healthcare challenges. In addition to entrepreneurs, the event featured over 150 business leaders in the healthcare sector representing each key stakeholder group in the Asia-Pacific’s ecosystem. read more
Thank you all for your great support in 2016.