Digital Health In 2012: $1.4B Raised, Up 45% Y/Y; Qualcomm Most Prolific Of 179 Investors, Castlight Scored Largest Round

8 Jan

TechCrunch

As CES 2013 gets underway, it finds the Quantified Self movement to be a far more crowded market than a year ago, but as Matt Burns pointed out recently, the market is still hungry for smarter devices and “plenty of room” remains for startups for startups to push the envelope with innovation and press beyond movement and weight.

With digital health data proliferating, wearable health-tracking devices (and the sensors that makes them tick) maturing, the improvements in remote diagnosis and with the mobile health app economy beginning to boom, there were a lot of exciting developments at the crossroads of health and technology in 2012.

Digital health accelerator Rock Health had its own banner year in 2012, during which it’s been collecting data on all the activity in the world of healthtech startups. This morning, the accelerator released its year-end funding report, designed to give us a glimpse…

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