Entries by Jayme Crawford

Distance mental-health provider Regroup merges

The Chicago-based startup has combined with an established player to form what it hopes will be an industry juggernaut. Regroup Therapy, an innovative startup that uses technology to fill gaps in mental health coverage, has merged with established industry player InSight Telepsychiatry. Regroup founder David Cohn will stay on at the combined company as chief growth […]

Exclusive: Waze partners with SpotHero

SpotHero is integrating Waze, a navigation app owned by Google, into its app, Kia Kokalitcheva reports. Waze will navigate SpotHero’s customers to their pre-booked parking spots. Why it matters: Americans spend 17 hours per year on average searching for parking, costing them $345 per driver in wasted time, fuel and emissions, according to INRIX. Both companies say […]

Impossible Objects Unveils Next-Generation 3D Printer, Partners with BASF to Bring Industry-First Composite to 3D Printing

The CBAM-2 3D printing system delivers complex parts at production speeds and volumes, while partnership with BASF makes strong, heat-tolerant PA6-carbon fiber composite parts printable at scale Impossible Objects’ new 3D printer, the CBAM-2, delivers complex parts on an industrial scale — speeding up the additive manufacturing process as much as 10x. May 21, 2019 […]

Astarte Medical Secures $5 Million in Series A Financing to Advance its Technology for Improving Preterm Infant Outcomes

Company’s NICUtrition® suite of digital tools and diagnostics is designed to standardize feeding, optimize nutrition and quantify gut health in premature infants NEWS PROVIDED BYAstarte Medical  May 07, 2019, 08:31 ET YARDLEY, Pa., May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Astarte Medical, the only precision medicine company using software and predictive analytics to improve premature infant outcomes, today announced it […]

Progentec Gains Additional Funding for Lupus Detection and Management Platforms

NOVEMBER 9, 2018 BY MARY CHAPMAN Completion of a second round of funding could help bring closer to market Progentec Diagnostics‘ new tool for predicting lupus flares and a biomarker-based index that monitors underlying disease activity. Funding for Progentec’s biomarker-based diagnostic testing was led by venture capital outfits i2E and OCA Ventures, with participation by global healthcare provider NMC Lifesciences. Using technology created […]

Progentec Diagnostics, Inc. Raises Funds to Support Advances in Lupus Detection and Management

— New funding brings lupus-detection tools closer to commercialization — Acquisition of LupusCorner marks a step forward in developing a first-in-class lupus-management platform OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Progentec Diagnostics, Inc. (“Progentec”), a leader in the development of technological innovations in the field of diagnostics, today announced the completion of a second […]

Pitch Perfect Winner Spotlight: The startup tackling cardiac rehab with technology

Moving Analytics is a startup trying to address socio-economic factors that make it difficult to complete rehab in a traditional brick-and-mortar facility through a tech-enabled home rehab system. By KEVIN TRUONG Oct 21, 2018 at 3:39 PM From L to R: Medical Alley Association CEO Shaye Mandle, MedCity News Editor in Chief Arundhati Parmar and Moving […]

Balto Software raises $1.2 million and is ‘aggressively hiring’

Balto Software of St. Louis, which uses artificial intelligence to make call-center representatives more effective, announced Thursday that it has raised $1.2 million in capital. Chris Kontes, president and founder, said that with the money in hand, Balto is “aggressively hiring” for sales and engineering positions. The firm currently employs 13 people. The investment round was led by Stage Venture […]