senior care

By Aditi Pai February 17, 2016
Hometeam, which offers a caregiver service for seniors, has raised $5 million from Kaiser Permanente Ventures, according to a report from Fortune.  This brings the company’s total funding to at least $32.5 million. Hometeam raised its most recent round last month from Oak HC/FT, Lux Capital, IA Ventures, and Recruit Strategic Partners. The company’s executive board includes Christine...
By Aditi Pai January 4, 2016
Hometeam, a senior-focused, home care company, has raised $27.5 million from Oak HC/FT as well as existing investors Lux Capital, IA Ventures, and Recruit Strategic Partners. “Hometeam is about creating beautiful days for older adults while giving family members peace of mind,” Hometeam CEO Josh Bruno said in a statement. “The marriage of technology and high quality in-home care will...
By Aditi Pai May 7, 2015
San Bruno, California-based CareLinx, which offers a service to connect seniors with caregivers, has raised an additional $1 million from Generator Ventures and Ziegler Link-age Longevity Funds. This brings the company's total funding to at least $5.2 million. An SEC filing explains that this amount includes $2.1 million in forgiveness of debt. Families can use CareLinx's service to browse ...
By Aditi Pai August 21, 2014
Medical device maker HealthSense raised $10 million in equity, debt, and securities in a round led by Mansa Capital with additional investment from existing investors Merck Global Health Innovation Fund and Radius Ventures. Another existing investor that wasn't mentioned in this round is Fallon Community Health Plan. This brings the company's total funding to date to at least $17 million. “Mansa...
By Brian Dolan May 21, 2014
San Diego-based Independa, which has developed a telehealth platform for seniors, has raised about $2.8 million in its second round of funding, according an SEC filing. The company announced part of the round last October when it had raised $1.85 million of the round, which it said was led by longtime backer City Hill Ventures. Previous investors in the company include LG Electronics USA, which...
By Jonah Comstock April 29, 2014
The My Health Care Wishes Pro app for Android A new healthcare app this month was released by an unlikely source -- the American Bar Association. As the New York Times' "The New Old Age" blog picked up, the ABA offered up a freemium app for iOS and Android devices to help people make their advanced directives available easily to doctors and loved ones in emergency situations. The app, called...
By Jonah Comstock December 10, 2013
As yesterday's baby boomers become tomorrow's seniors, America's already overburdened healthcare system is in trouble. And according to Stephen Johnston, cofounder of Aging 2.0, and Laurie Orlov, founder of Aging in Place Technology Watch, technology represents our best hope to avoid the crunch. "If you make it to 65 today, you have another 20 years on average," Orlov said at the mHealth Summit...
By Neil Versel September 18, 2013
Aging-in-place startup Lively has put its home monitoring product in general release this week after landing $4.8 million in venture capital. Cambia Health Solutions led the Series A round, while Lively's seed investor Maveron also contributed, San Francisco-based Lively announced Tuesday. Lively, which combines stylish wireless sensors and a data-collection hub with biweekly printed mailers, is...
By Neil Versel January 14, 2013
Independa, the San Diego-based developer of telehealth products for senior care and aging in place, has made its flagship Integrated CloudCare suite commercially available on LG televisions and its Angela social engagement platform on Samsung touch-screen tablets. Additionally, Independa also will be looking for resellers of its products, the company announced at last week's Digital Health Summit...
By Neil Versel January 4, 2013
Independa, a developer of telehealth products for senior care and aging in place, has closed its Series A funding at $5 million after landing $1.65 million in new investments from, among others, existing partner LG Electronics USA and earlier financier City Hill Ventures. Last October Independa announced $1 million in funding and in April 2012 it disclosed a $2.35 million raise, which along with...

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