Global venture capital (VC) funding for digital health companies in 1H 2021 shattered all previous first half funding records, with $15 billion. Funding activity was up by 138% during 1H 2021, compared to $6.3 billion raised in 1H 2020.
Corporate funding into digital health companies, including VC, public market financing, and debt, totaled $19 billion in 1H 2021, according to the Mercom report.
In Q2 2021, digital health companies raised a record $7.7 billion in 195 deals, a 7% increase quarter-over-quarter compared to $7.2 billion raised in 179 deals in Q1 2021. Year-over-year funding was up by 175% compared to $2.8 billion in 161 deals in Q2 2020.