Israel digital health investments were up 30% in 2016

Israel’s digital health sector grew significantly in 2016, both in terms of funding and in terms of the number of companies, with investments jumping almost 30 percent to $183 million in 2016 from 2015, a report released by the nonprofit Start-Up Nation Central organization shows. Personal health tools and health analytics accounted for over 70% of deal volume in 2015 and 2016, the report said. The health analytics subsector, relating to companies that collect and analyze data to solve medical problems for businesses and consumers, received the most funding in the past two years: $84 million in 2015, 59% of total investments, and $58 million in 2016, 32% of total investments.

 

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Author: Ethan Goldspiel

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