Recently, The Mercom Capital Group published their 2Q 2013 report detailing venture capital investment in healthcare IT companies. Here’s a summary of the report’s data:
In Q2 2013, venture capitalists invested $623 million in healthcare IT companies. This compares to $493 million invested in the prior quarter (Q1 2013).
As of Q2 2013, 272 healthcare IT venture capital deals have been completed. That total exceeds the total deal count in all of 2012, which was 163 deals.
Mobile health companies were involved in the most venture-backed deals with 57 in Q2 2013.
- The Report concluded that VC funding in the healthcare IT sector is now on pace to exceed $2 billion in 2013.