Digital Health VC

Observations by a European Venture Capitalist

Month: April 2019

15min Digital Health Briefing#3

Dear Friends and Digital Health Affiliates,

Thanks for all your great feedback so far and welcome to our new readers. Sharing again the articles that stood out (to us). Maximum read time of 15 minutes.

The FDA is asking for public feedback on its regulatory framework for devices that have machine learning algorithms (also known as: SaMD, software-as-a-medical-device).These SaMDs have the …

Digital Health Briefing China #1

Dear Friends and Digital Health Affiliates focused on China,

With this new bi-weekly newsletter, we want to bring the latest and exciting innovation digital health trends from China to you. We invite you to partially shift perspectives from Silicon Valley to Shenzhen/ Beijing and engage with a USD 1.2 tn healthcare market.

1 The Digital Health Silk Road Project

The initiative …

15min Digital Health Briefing #2

Dear Friends and Digital Health Affiliates,

We made a second one! Same approach: less is more. Sharing the articles that stood out (to us). Maximum read time of 15 minutes

Amazon started a healthcare focused joint venture with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase; bought PillPack for almost a billion dollars and launched a new service that extracts medical data from patient …

15min Digital Health Briefing #1

Dear Friends and Digital Health Affiliates,

There is so much going on in digital health and there are many great newsletter / websites covering the industry. Still, our idea here is that sometimes «less is more», and we want to share – once a week – crucial pieces we’ve read that will only take you 15 minutes of reading time (yes, …

Will China lead the Digital Health Data Industry?


Chinese Tech giants and government agencies are investing heavily in infrastructure to make datasets publicly available to other researchers and AI companies. In digital health, these AI companies need medical experts to annotate images to teach algorithms how to identify anomalies. The approach has been largely collaborative.  It was interesting to read this interview with Chinese Unicorn Yitu Technology in South …

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