Healthcare Health/Fitness

Blue Ocean invests $5M in Colorado dental firm St Renatus

Investment management firm Blue Ocean invested $5 million in Fort Collins, Colorado-based dental firm St Renatus for the latter's drug application for its needle-free anesthetic.

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Augmedix closes $3.2M in venture funding round

Digital health company Augmedix announced that it was able to secure venture funding amounting to $3.2 million from DCM and Emergence Capital Partners, a statement about the financing said.

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Ping An Insurance Group Co partners with Ctrip.com to offer tourists smog insurance

Ping An Insurance Group Co has worked with Ctrip.com International to provide smog insurance to visitors traveling to Beijing, Xi'an, Harbin, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shijiazhuang and Shanghai, Bloomberg reported.

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UK health firm Cambian Group plans £20M London IPO

Cambian Group intends to hold its initial public offering in London to raise £20 million or $33.2 million, Reuters reported. The healthcare firm is owned by private equity firm GI Capital.

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New York startup AbilTo bags $6M in Series B round to keep people mentally healthy

New York, US-based remote behavioral intervention startup AbilTo bagged $6 million in a Series B funding round led by Blue Cross Blue Shield to help maintain people's mental health from afar.

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California's iHear launches crowdfunding campaign for personalized hearing aids

San Leandro, US-based hearing product developer iHear Medical launched a crowdfunding campaign via Indiegogo to make personalized hearing aids available for 350 people worldwide with hearing impairment.

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Troubled American dietary supplements maker Star Scientific secures $9.3M from investors

Star Scientific Inc, a dietary supplements maker based in Henrico County, US, secured $9.3 million through equity and funding deals from its investors as it struggles to achieve profitability and conquer liquidity problems.

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US health insurance marketplace Gravie scores $10.5M in first funding round

Minneapolis, US-based health insurance marketplace Gravie scored $10,5 million in its first funding round which was led by Aberdare Ventures to help its clients understand their best option for coverage.

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Waters Corp invests €400K in Irish premature birth testing center

Milford, US-based analytical lab instrument manufacturer Waters Corp invested €400,000 in Cork, Ireland-based INFANT centre in the University College Cork (UCC) where a test for premature birth is being developed.

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Herbalife says FTC now probing firm's operations

The US Federal Trade Commission has begun an inquiry into the operations of nutrition and weight loss firm Herbalife, an inquiry that has long been asked for by activist investor William Ackman, Reuters reported.

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Private equity firm Thoma Bravo completes purchase of Global Healthcare Exchange

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo Llc has closed its acquisition of Global Healthcare Exchange or GHX, a company that has transformed the healthcare supply chain through its software solutions.

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LA Fitness Group looks to divest 33 of 80 gyms to reduce debt

LA Fitness Group will be selling 33 of its 80 gyms in the UK and Ireland as part of debt-reduction strategy. It had also signed company voluntary arrangements to help reduce its rent, Bloomberg reported.

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Norwest Venture takes controlling stake in NY-based firm iCardiac

California, US-based venture capital firm Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) took a controlling stake in Brighton, New York-based medical device firm iCardiac Technologies for an undisclosed sum.

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Alfred Mann Foundation launches medical device startup in Minnesota

The Alfred Mann Foundation (AMF) launched Minnesota-based medical device startup Medallion Therapeutics to develop implantable infusion pumps that will administer drugs to patients with diabetes and neurodegenerative disease.

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Intel said to have acquired wristwatch maker Basis

Sources told tech news website TechCrunch that Basis Health Tracker Watch maker Basis Science has been bought by Intel for anywhere from $100 million to $150 million.

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