Artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare startup Harrison.ai has raised US$97 million (A$129 million) in a series B to ramp up its global joint venture ambitions in medical diagnostics. Existing backer Horizons Ventures, the VC firm of Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing, led the round. It was supported byBlackbird Ventures and Skip Capital, with new investors Sonic… Read more »
Mable, a disability support tech platform backed by tennis champion Dylan Alcott, just raised $100 million
A health tech gig economy platform for aged care and disability support workers has raised $100 million. Mable, which counts US Open grand slam and Paralympic gold medal winner Dylan Alcott among its backers, has taken on the equity investment from global private equity firm General Atlantic. (Alcott’s US Open Quad title win today gave… Read more »
As people hope to travel again in 2021, a healtchare worker has come up with a tech solution to help navigate the covid-safe demands of airlines. Erika Harman, a dietician studying for her Masters in Healthcare Innovations at Bond University, developed the app VaxVisa to carry verifiable digital certificates for vaccination and laboratory test results. She… Read more »
We had a chat with the Slingshot Accelerator and HCF teams about everything HCF Catalyst and what kind of Startups and Scaleups HCF and Slingshot are looking for.
Meditrav is looking to capitalise on the growth of medical tourism and develop the market in Australia, with an initial focus on attracting Chinese patients.
An aspect of hospital TV dramas that’s somewhat true to life is staff relying on pagers as a key mode of communication. Medtasker wants to update this.
MedCorp Technologies has developed a wearable to bridge a communication gap between doctors and patients
After seeing a close friend’s battle with cancer, Jacqui Savage decided she had the background and skills to try to do something she hopes will save lives.
Alibaba Group’s has partnered with Chemist Warehouse, Blackmores, Swisse and Sanofi Consumer Healthcare to boost the profile of health products in China.
According to the Australia’s Health 2016 report, Australia’s health expenditure hit $155 billion in 2013-14, or 9.8 percent of the country’s GDP; this was up from $150 billion in 2012-13, and almost $95 billion, adjusted for inflation, in 2003-04. This spend is due to a population that is both growing and ageing, with advancements in… Read more »
Through a private mobile platform, Kindom allows parents to record their child’s medical and developmental data and store it in one secure space.
Sydney-based healthtech startup Whitecoat has announced the appointment of Cameron Clyne, former CEO of National Australian Bank (NAB) as its inaugural chairman.
Ask the Australian Government about our nation’s healthcare system and it will tell you that it is broken. From WellOne’s healthcare membership system to health job search platform HealthcareLink, the number of Australian startups that have emerged in the sector over the last few years confirms that there are quite a few problems to be solved.
One of the most innovative wearable tech product to reach Australia is Hexoskin. Although founded in North America, Melbourne-based entrepreneurs Dean Delia and Mark Milanese have been able to secure the rights to distribute Hexoskin’s products across the Asia Pacific region.