With $ 150 billion already invested, VC will have another record year

With 150 billion US dollars already invested, VC will experience another record year. In the second quarter of this year, an estimated $ 75 billion was invested in an estimated 4,302 transactions; While the amount invested stayed the same from quarter to quarter, the number of deals fell 4 percent. In total, the total for the first half of the year amounts to 150 billion US dollars, which was invested in 8,406 transactions. Another record year for ventures is now almost guaranteed: in 2021, more than 91 percent of the 164.3 billion US dollars raised in 2020 were raised and 68 percent of the 12,362 transactions recorded. Continue reading

Mantra Health: Mantra Health, a college student mental health startup, adds teletherapy services for Bipolar I Disorder. Mantra is able to integrate with its clients’ university health services to create a collaborative model. Students with Bipolar I can use teletherapy for support. The tool also offers ongoing screenings for symptoms between appointments, and students can text telemedicine providers with questions or share information with university medical professionals. Continue reading

Youper: Youper this week announced the results of a joint study with Stanford University confirming the success of its AI therapy in treating anxiety and depression. Confirming that digital mental health interventions are effective for anytime, anywhere treatment to manage emotional stress, Youper users saw a 24% decrease in anxiety and a 19% decrease in depression in just two weeks only notice two weeks and stop after four weeks. The benchmark study was recently published in JMIR. Continue reading

Stammson Therapeutics: Stemson Therapeutics is a San Diego-based startup dedicated to developing a hair loss treatment that creates brand-new hair follicles. Stemson Therapeutics raised $ 15 million in Series A funding. DCVC was led and supported by AbbVie Ventures and Genoa Ventures. Continue reading

Fast medicine: Swift Medical is a Toronto-based company whose software aims to streamline clinical and administrative wound care management workflows. Swift Medical has raised $ 35 million in Series B funding. Virgo Investment Group led the round on one of their managed mutual funds. In addition to numerous others, the former donors DCVC and the Women-in-Tech Fund from BDC Capital also took part in the round. Continue reading

role: Castor is Hoboken, NJ-based clinical trial software. Castor raised $ 45 million to fund Series B Eight Roads Ventures and F-Prime Capital led the way, along with Two Sigma Ventures and Inkef Capital. Continue reading

Entos: Entos is a San Diego-based developer of small molecule therapeutics. Entos raised $ 53 million in Series A funding. Coatue led the way, along with Catalio Capital Management. Continue reading

Ribon Therapeutics: Ribon Therapeutics is a Cambridge, MA-based clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on cancer and inflammation. Ribon Therapeutics has raised $ 65 million. Deerfield Management and US Venture Partners led the way, along with Avego BioScience Capital, GV, Monashee Investment Management and Peregrine Ventures. Continue reading

Primary medicine: Prime Medicine is a Cambridge, MA-based gene editing startup that was co-founded by biochemist David Liu. Prime Medicine raised $ 200 million in Series B funding. The company is supported by Arch Venture Partners, F-Prime Capital, GV, Newpath Partners, Casdin Capital, Cormorant, Moore Strategic Ventures, PSP Investments, Redmile Group, Samsara BioCapital and T. Rowe Price. Continue reading

Bayesian health: Bayesian Health is a New York-based startup developing models for detecting sepsis, patient deterioration, and bedsores. Bayesian Health emerged from stealth mode and has backed $ 15 million under the direction of Andreessen Horowitz. Continue reading

eucalyptus: Eucalyptus is a Sydney, Australia-based telehealth platform. Eucalyptus has raised $ 22.3 million in Series B funding led by NewView Capital, with previous investors Blackbird Ventures and W23, and new investor AirTree Ventures. The company has now raised a total of $ 32.8 million. Continue reading

Mytonomy: Mytonomy is a Bethesda, Maryland-based, healthcare-focused customer relationship management platform that aims to drive consumer Internet-like engagement by managing and delivering short video content with integrated surveys and real-time communications. Mytonomy has raised $ 25 million in Series B funding led by Level Equity, which has a minority interest in the company. Philips and Carilion Clinic also took part in the B series. Continue reading

Kriya Therapeutics: Kriya Therapeutics is a city in Redwood, California is a next generation gene therapy company focused on developing and developing transformative new treatments. Kriya has raised $ 100 million from previous investors Foresite Capital and JDRF T1D Fund participated in the new investors Woodline Partners LP, CAM Capital, Hongkou and Alumni Ventures. Continue reading

Hawthorn effect: is a San Francisco-based clinical trial decentralization startup. Hawthorne Effect raised $ 20 million in Series A funding. Northpond Ventures led the way, along with SignalFire and P5 Health Ventures. Continue reading

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