Soonicorn Club

  • Unicorn

           HeartFlow (2007, Redwood City, $316.8M) – Provides cardiovascular diagnostic support using analytics.
          Market: Healthcare Analytics > Clinical Analytics > Diagnosis > Image Analysis > Cardiology

Funding Rounds

Series E, $90M
HeartFlow (2007, Redwood City, $316.8M) – Provides cardiovascular diagnostic support using analytics.

Series B, $30.2M
12Sigma (2016, Nanjing, $31.7M) – AI based medical diagnosis system tools

Investors: SB China Capital, CDBI Partners, German Capital, ZhenFund, Matrix Partners China

Series B, $30M
Arterys (2012, San Francisco, $42M) – SaaS analytics platform for Medical Image Analysis

Investors: Temasek, Northwell, NewYork-Presbyterian, GE Ventures, Varian Medical Systems, DNA Capital, Emergent Medical Partners

Series D, $30M
Syapse (2008, Palo Alto, $69.5M) – Molecular profiling platform for diagnosing and treating patients

Investors: Ascension Ventures, GE Ventures, Intermountain Healthcare, Safeguard Scientifics, Social Capital, Medidata, Amgen Business Development, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Roche

Series B, $26M
LeanTaaS (2010, Santa Clara, $39.4M) – Tools for resource utilization and patient time optimization

Investors: Insight Venture Partners

Series C, $20.5M
Prognos (2010, New York City, $42M) – Analytics company utilizing lab data for improving care quality

Investors: Hermed Capital, Maywic Select Investments, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Safeguard Scientifics, GuardianLife, Cigna, Hikma Ventures

Series A, $17.3M
DeepWise (2017, Beijing, $22.6M) – AI-based radiology image solution primarily for cancer diagnosis

Investors: Danhua Capital, Tao Tong investment, Tongdu Capital, Kunzhong Capital

Series B, $15.1M
1MData (2015, Beijing, $15.1M) – Medical information management system and doctor assistant platform

Investors: Shenzhen China Venture Capital

Series B, $4.2M
Intervention Insights (2009, Cambridge, $11.4M) – Evidence-based decisions support tool for molecular oncology

Series A, $3.5M
DreamQuark (2014, Paris, $3.5M) – Uses machine intelligence to develop prevention and diagnostic systems

Investors: CapHorn Invest, Plug and Play Tech Center

Grant (prize money), $697K
GripAble (2016, London, $199K) – A Bluetooth-enabled personal rehabilitation device with a companion app

Investors: UK Government

Series B, $575K
WiserTogether (2008, Washington D.C., $19.3M) – Personalized treatment comparison and selection platform for patients through healthcare organizations or employer.

Seed, $199K
GripAble (2016, London, $199K) – A Bluetooth-enabled personal rehabilitation device with a companion app

Investors: Oxford Technology

Conventional Debt, $50K
Persivia (2005, Lowell, $5M) – Offers chronic care management by aggregating all types of data for patient stratification


  • Roche to acquire Viewics, Inc. to provide data-driven lab business analytics and add further digital capabilities along the laboratory value chain PressReleasePoint
  • Royal Philips : Philips expands its Radiology Solutions portfolio with the acquisition of Analytical Informatics, Inc. 4-Traders
  • Imagia Completes Acquisition of Cadens Medical Imaging PR Newswire
  • The Advisory Board Company Stockholders Approve Merger Agreement With Optum PR Newswire
  • MYND Analytics Announces Acquisition of Arcadian Telepsychiatry Services to Expand AI & Data Analytics Platform in Telemedicine GlobeNewswire

New Fund Launch

  • Optum Ventures is looking for startups that will make fundamental changes to healthcare system Healthcare Finance News

FDA Approval

  • FDA Approves World’s First Digital Drug The Wall Street Journal
  • MIM Software Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Post-Treatment Dosimetry of Yttrium-90 Microspheres PR Newswire
  • Arterys Receives FDA clearance for Arterys MICA, its web-based medical imaging analytics platform PR Newswire

New Product Announcement

  • Infervision Launches First Artificial Intelligence Platform to Help Radiologists Diagnose Stroke Faster Using CT Brain Scans 4-Traders
  • Innovaccer Announces the Launch of Datashop Beacon – a Product Offering Over 10 Million Data Points for Care Research PR Newswire
  • Omnicell Introduces Revolutionary New Solution to Automate Critical Workflows in Central Pharmacy PressReleasePoint
  • Lunit Unveils ’Lunit INSIGHT,’ A New Real-time Imaging AI Platform on the Web at RSNA 2017 PR Newswire
  • Volpara Solutions Launches Two New Products at RSNA PR Newswire
  • XIFIN Announces Next-Generation Revenue Cycle Management with RPM 9 to Help Laboratories Improve Revenue, Patient Engagement and Reporting During Unprecedented Market Disruption Business Wire
  • Vital to Unveil Newest Vitrea® Advanced Visualization Release at RSNA 2017: Building Excellence for the Future GlobeNewswire

Business Partnership

  • Change Healthcare Announces Strategic Relationship with Google Cloud PR Newswire
  • Zebra Medical Vision to Collaborate with Google Cloud to Bring a Transparent All-in-One Model to Healthcare Business Wire
  • DiA Imaging Analysis Enters Partnership with GE Healthcare on Automatic Imaging Analysis Tools PR Newswire
  • NTT DATA Accelerates Adoption of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging through Partnership with Business Wire
  • Change Healthcare Teams with Zebra Medical Vision to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Medical Imaging PR Newswire
  • BurstIQ Partners With Unified Signal to Launch Crypto-Wallet Integrated Mobile Phone Service HIT Consultant
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health Expands Relationship with Conifer Health Business Wire
  • Sunquest Information Systems Partners with NGS Clinical Interpretation Leader, N-of-One PR Newswire
  • Empiric Health Announces Strategic Partnership with Health Data Company BurstIQGlobeNewswire
  • Elsevier and WiserCare Team up to Offer Patients Personalized Shared Decision Making with Trusted, Consistent Patient Information PR Newswire
  • HealthTrust Teams with Valify for Purchased Services Benchmarking Business Wire
  • CarePredict and LifeWell Expand Partnership to Implement AI Technology at New Senior Living Community PR Newswire

Company Announcement

  • Aidoc Receives CE Mark for First Commercial Deep Learning Solution Streamlining Head and Neck Imaging for Radiologists PR Newswire
  • Ventripoint Invents a New Way to Track Ultrasound Probes that will Speed up ExamsGlobeNewswire

Earnings Release

  • NantHealth Reports 2017 Third Quarter Financial Results; GPS Revenue Doubles from Preceding Quarter Business Wire
  • Tabula Rasa HealthCare Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results GlobeNewswire
  • Evolent Health Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results PR Newswire

Key People Movement

  • EarlySense Appoints New COO to Support Continued Global Growth PR Newswire
  • CitiusTech Names William Winkenwerder, Jr., MD as Chairman of the Company Citybizlist
  • Oncology Analytics Appoints Rick Dean as Chief Executive Officer Business Wire

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