Posts Tagged: venture capital

meQuilibrium Raises $9 Million Series B Financing

Resilience training platform offers approaches to beat stress
 and build resilience for large companies and their employees Wayne, PA and Boston, MA, April 16, 2015 – meQuilibrium, an online platform that beats stress, builds resilience and promotes healthy behavior, announced that it raised a $9 million Series B financing round led by Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) with…
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Nashville Business Journal Profiles MyHealthDirect

Portfolio company MyHealthDirect CEO Tom Cox and senior vice president of sales and client services, Ryan Lynch speak with the Nashville Business Journal to discuss the company’s growth strategy in the digital health world. The article was originally published here. With $8 million in hand, MyHealthDirect sees room to grow in digital health world By Eleanor…
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Chrysalis Ventures Partner Wright Steenrod Speaks With Insider Louisville About iSqFt Acquisition

The article below was originally published here. San Francisco company acquires Chrysalis Ventures portfolio operation iSqFt, which digitized construction bidding by Terry Boyd – Insider Louisville       10/9/14 Louisville-based Chrysalis Ventures has a history of funding and nurturing early stage software-as-a-service companies, or SaaS, on the way to big exits. In 2014, companies that build sophisticated…
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David Jones Speaks With Health Plan Week

Health Insurers Track Startups for Ideas, Investment Amid Venture-Capital Boom By Patrick Connole, Managing Editor September 8, 2014Volume 24Issue 30 Venture capital is flowing into the digital health space at rates that by midyear 2014 had already eclipsed what was seen for all of last year, according to new industry data. That leaves health insurers to consider investments…
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Pedal To The Metal: The State of the Innovation Ecosystem in Michigan

Recently, Chrysalis managing partner Koleman Karleski spoke with MIBiz.com, to discuss the state of the current innovation ecosystem in Michigan.  Chrysalis Ventures has been investing in Michigan-based companies for nearly two decades and, as Koleman articulates, continues to see strong companies being built and grown there. The news article can be found here.  Koleman emphasizes…
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Health Care? There’s an App for That: David Jones Talks With BloombergTV

Yesterday, David Jones was on BloombergTV’s “In The Loop With Betty Liu” to discuss how VCs are investing in healthcare IT companies, related to the changes brought on by the Affordable Care Act.  Click on the box below to view the segment.   David explains there’s tremendous opportunity investing in healthcare IT right now.  There…
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Startups Innovating For Corporate Healthcare

Corporations are playing an increasingly important role in the innovation ecosystem — particularly in high-growth industries like healthcare and technology. Given the financing and exit momentum, CB Insights took a look at which large healthcare companies have been most active in acquiring and investing in emerging healthcare companies (biotech, pharma, medical device) as well as…
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Does Location Matter to VC Investors?

In our Monday post, we highlighted data from a recently published Kauffman Foundation report, comparing and ranking metro locations based startup density.  The report takes a look at the years 1990 and 2010.  We compared venture capital investment for those two years to see if the cities with high startup density were also attracting venture…
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HealthIT: Progress Shown, Challenges Ahead

In collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health and Mathematics Policy Research, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report analyzing health information technology in the United States. The report analyzed the following areas and we’ve detailed a few key points below: Progress on adoption of electronic health records In 2012, 40% of office-based…
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