Rock Health: Digital Health Funding Breaks $2.3B In First Half of 2014

Jasmine Pennic | HIT Consultant | June 30, 2014

Digital health funding totals $2.3B in the first half of 2014 according to recent 2014 Midyear Digital Health Funding Report by Rock Health.

Rock Health, provider of full-service funding to promising entrepreneurs breaking into healthcare today released their 2014 Midyear Digital Health Funding Report, an in-depth analysis report of digital health funding in first half of 2014. The report found funding of digital health companies continued to grow overall, totaling $2.3B in the first half of 2014, representing a 168 percent year over year growth in investment. 143 digital health companies raised over $2M with one-third of all funding attributable to the eight largest deals of the year. In addition to the mid year funding report, Rock Health has created the first Digital Health Public Index to track the progress of the public digital health companies

The report produced by Malay Gandhi and Teresa Wang with help from Sonia Havelle, Mitchell Mom, Shelia Shah and Halle Tecco sources data from Capital IQ, SEC company websites, Crunchbase, NVCA, press releases and the Rock Health funding database...