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BioNTech, CureVac bag $745M in German funding for COVID-19 vaccine hopefuls

Two German biotechs, BioNTech and CureVac, have been at the cutting edge of the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine—a time-consuming and costly process. In order to get both over the finish line, the German government is making a big investment in both candidates’ development. The German government has awarded the mRNA-based vaccine makers a combined… Read More »

Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 139 | More Funding Deals & Livongo’s Diabetes Prevention Program

Health in 2 Point 00 Jul 30, 2020• Health tech deals are just back to back this week! On Episode 139 of Health In 2 Point 00, Jess asks me about Withings getting $ 60M in a new round to develop their connected devices & apps products, Neurovalens raising €5.5M to grow their headset technology… Read More »

Perinatal mental health lacks awareness, needs funding, report says

A new report puts a spotlight on women suffering from untreated perinatal mental health disorders and the lack of a national framework for improving the condition for this population of new mothers and their children. “Mind the Gap,” released April 1 by Postpartum Support International, calls for more awareness, research and education around perinatal mental… Read More »

Health tech funding snapshot—Bright Health scores $635M; Oak HC/FT invests in behavioral health – FierceHealthcare

Interoperability challenges are a major headache for healthcare organizations. One Tennessee startup is tackling the issue with products that can patch together disparate healthcare systems without extra coding or IT help. The startup, Bridge Connector, scored $ 5 million in funding led by hedge fund billionaire Jeff Vinik, who owns NHL team Tampa Bay Lightning. Additional… Read More »