Research Leads as Most Funded North American Digital Health Cluster in Blockbusting Half-Year
29 Jul 2021
Digital Health Ventures focused on Research moved from 5th place at the end of 2020 to 1st place in H1 2021, emphasizing the power of digital health beyond telemedicine.
Find more in-depth analysis of the North American Digital Health ecosystem, including investment trends and deep dives into mental health, cardiovascular diseases, and more in our latest H1 2021 North America report.
Diagnostic Solutions Fuel Growth within Oncology-Focused Digital Health Ventures
14 May 2021
Within Oncology-focused ventures in Digital Health:
5 out of the top 6 largest funding deals in 2020 were from ventures with solutions focused on Medical Diagnostics. In total, funding grew 1.8x YOY in 2020 to $3.6B.
Superstars of 2020 include:
Looking for more venture funding key trends, noteworthy deals, exits, and investors in 2020? Stay at the top of your game with more insights and analytics into the Oncology therapeutic focus area by downloading our latest Oncology Report.
Mental Health Solutions Proven Again to Be Key Focal Point Amidst COVID-19
28 April 2021
From 2019 to 2020, Mental Health-focused Telemedicine ventures saw a huge increase in venture funding (4.1x from 2019).
60% of venture funding in Mental Health went to Late-Stage funding rounds.
Globally, venture funding in Telemedicine ventures totalled $4.8B in 2020, up 1.8x from 2019.
90% of the telemedicine ventures are focused on teleconsultation.
The pandemic has brought on an increase in open dialogue around Mental Health, raising the demand for Telemedicine ventures that are tackling those issues. Does this mark the beginning of a sustained period of investment in Mental Health or a temporary response to the impact of COVID-19?
For more data and trends around Telemedicine, download our latest report here
Digital Health Global Investments Skyrocket in the First Quarter of 2021
14 April 2021
At the end of Q1 2021, digital health global investments hit $29.6B, a 4.4x increase on Q1 2020.
Three drivers of record investment:
A flurry of M&A activity to start 2021. Notably Optum’s acquisition of Change Healthcare for $13B.
Global activity remaining high within the Telemedicine area.
Growing momentum in SPAC-type deals.
Q1 2021 is building strongly upon the momentum of 2020’s digital health investment performance. Learn more about the FY2020 Digital Health ecosystem and trends in our recent FY2020 Key Trends Reports, covering the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
APAC FOCUS: How High Will the Deal Size for Digital Health Ventures Go?
31 March 2021
The average deal size in APAC continues to rise. The share of deals valued at more than $100M doubled from 2020 to 2019.
Funding rounds in 2021 so far indicate a sharper increase.
There is a growing share of larger deal sizes despite the pandemic.
While larger deals are gaining momentum, deal sizes <$25M still remain the majority.
Will the average deal size of digital health ventures in Asia Pacific continue to rise past previous years? What are your thoughts on the increasing share of larger deal sizes throughout the years? Learn more about the APAC HealthTech ecosystem in our APAC FY2020 Key Trends Report.
What Makes a Well-Funded Venture? Location, Location, Location!
25 March 2021
Digital Health venture funding in France and the United States outperform. India and Germany underperform.
United States and China lead the globe in average venture funding.
Germany lags with $1.86M in average venture funding.
Funding per venture in China is 6.6x to those in India, despite a similar ecosystem volume.
Do these numbers surprise you? What are some of your takeaways? Is GDP always an indicator for venture support in digital health? Visit our research page to find more insights and data on the FY2020 HealthTech ecosystem.
APAC Leads in the Number of Digital Health Ventures Focusing on Women’s Health
17 March 2021
APAC leads the globe in the number of incorporated digital health ventures focusing on Women’s Health with 115 ventures in 2020.
Despite that, the U.S. leads the globe in the total venture funding deployed in 2020 in the Women’s Health digital health space with more than $700M. Download our full Women’s Health report now to get more insights and get a better understanding of the ecosystem.