Tag: Healthcare

[MeMed in Molecular Diagnostics Europe] Redefining the Set of Solutions for Antibiotics Misuse Using Host Response-Based Diagnostics

Dr. Kfir Oved outlines some of the greatest obstacles to controlling antibiotic misuse, advice for introducing new products in the clinical setting, describes some of the most exciting new developments emerging for AMR, and summarizes what he is looking forward to at the Advanced Diagnostics for Infectious Disease track at Molecular Diagnostics Europe Summit. Read more on Molecular Diagnostics...

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[Zebra in The Jerusalem Post] After Mobileye, the hunt is on for next ‘Israeli unicorn’

By harnessing advanced machine-learning techniques to analyze medical images, this Kibbutz Shefayim-based start-up aims to help medical professionals generate automated, accurate and timely diagnoses. After raising $8m. in 2015, just a year after its founding, the company received an additional $12m. investment last year. Zebra’s self-described mission involves “teaching computers to detect and diagnose critical medical conditions” through algorithms that strive to assist radiologists in detecting indications that might otherwise be overlooked, and in understanding the medical profiles of their patients. Read more on The Jerusalem Post...

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[Zebra in Entrepreneur] How 3 startups got a VC to say yes

Elan Zivotofsky is not your typical investor. Rather than just choose where his own firm’s money goes, he makes decisions that also influence thousands of smaller investors. That’s because he oversees investments at OurCrowd, an innovative digital equity crowdfunding platform that’s part Kickstarter, part venture capital firm. Read more on Entrepreneur...

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[Zebra in NVIDIA] NVIDIA adds six AI startups to its GPU ventures portfolio

Our new investments, which we’ll talk about at next month’s GPU Technology Conference, in San Jose – the world’s most important AI conference, set for May 8-11 – include the following: ABEJA – Tokyo-based startup focused on AI-powered retail analytics systems Datalogue – New York AI data-mining platform developed out of Cornell University Optimus Ride – MIT spinoff developing fully autonomous vehicles SoundHound – Silicon Valley startup building voice-enabled AI solutions TempoQuest — Boulder, Colo.-based startup doing GPU-accelerated weather forecasting Zebra Medical – Israeli-based startup using AI to read medical images Read more on NVIDIA...

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[MPIRICA in Crowdfund Insider] OurCrowd leads $4.6 million funding in MPIRICA Health

MPIRICA Health Inc., a Bellevue, Washington-based healthcare quality transparency startup, has received $4.6 million in funding led by OurCrowd, a global equity crowdfunding platform, with participation from a private Seattle-based equity fund. The digital health startup was founded in 2014 to “demystify” healthcare quality for both consumers and payers. MPIRICA will use proceeds from this round to fuel a national roll-out to customers in the Medicare Advantage and employer benefits space. The company intends on scaling its cognitive technology platform so that more people and organizations can readily access the best healthcare outcome information for their specific surgical needs. Read more on Crowdfund Insider...

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