New York-based wellness app maker Noom has raised another $1.1 million to complete a $16.1 million round led by InterVest, a Korea-based venture capital firm, with participation from LB Investment, Hanmi IT (a subsidiary of Hanmi Pharmaceutical), RRE Ventures, TransLink Capital, and Qualcomm Ventures. The first $15 million of the round was noticed in an SEC filing posted in early January. […]

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Apple’s newest offering, the Apple Watch, is set to launch April 24th. When the watch launches in a few weeks, Apple will launch a new section in its app store specifically for Apple Watch apps. The Apple Watch, which was announced September 2014, will track movement through a built-in accelerometer and heart rate through optical sensors in the […]

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Smart cane, smart jump rope, and 3 other crowdfunding digital health projects From Mobil Health News

by Admin 03.31.2015

Our last crowdfunding roundup had health-tracking body suits, bed covers and glow-in-the-dark headphones, as well as some more standard health monitoring devices. The last few weeks have been a little thinner on health projects, but there’s still plenty of hopefuls launching on Indiegogo and Kickstarter. Read on for a round up that includes smart jump ropes, […]

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Spruce raises $15M for app that connects consumers to dermatologists asynchronously From Mobil Health News

by Admin 03.31.2015

San Francisco-based direct-to-consumer remote dermatology care service Spruce has raised $15 million from Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers, Google Ventures, Baseline Ventures, and Cowboy Ventures. This brings the company’s total funding to $17 million to date. Spruce offers consumers an app that helps them get treatment for some skin problems without having to interact with a […]

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