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Digital Health Funding Reaches $4.3B in 2015 Matching 2014 Levels

Digital Health Funding Reaches $4.3B in 2015 Matching 2014 Levels
Record late-stage start up deals occurred in digital health this year with increasing average deal size, but overall digital health funding fell flat compared with amount raised last year.    

Arundhati Parmar

A funding report from Rock Health shows that digital health companies raised $4.3 billion in venture capital in 2015 matching, but not surpassing 2014 levels. A total of 278 companies raised that amount this year down from 294 startups that raised $4.3 million last year.

Digital health startups accounted for 7% of overall venture funding.

In 2015, 247 digital health companies each raised at least $2 million. Late stage startups had a great year.

Arundhati Parmar is senior editor at MD+DI. Reach her at [email protected] and on Twitter @aparmarbb

Learn more about the medtech industry trends at MD&M West, Feb. 9-11, at the Anahein Convention Center, Anaheim, California.
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