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Stories from the news about advancements made in the digital health industry, within our portfolio companies, and at Olive Tree Ventures.

Olive Tree
Israeli pain monitoring co Medasense raises $18m

The company's technology uses a multi-parametric sensor platform and advanced AI algorithms to convert complicated data into a patient's "Signature of Pain."

September 22, 2020
Olive Tree
As Israel Lockdown its Tech Sector Scales up

Israel is in a second lockdown due to Covid-19 until at least mid-October, but that has not stopped its medical technology industry — indeed the pandemic has boosted demand for some of its products.

September 22, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Emedgene Automated CNV Classification

Emedgene has added automatic classification of copy-number variants to its genomic interpretation platform, following 2020 American College of Medical Genomics (ACMG) and Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) guidelines.

September 22, 2020
Digital Health
The Doctor Will See You Now - Without Leaving Your Home

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage, telemedicine is becoming the latest luxury residential must-have

September 22, 2020
Portfolio Companies
TytoCare and SWICA Partner to Improve Telehealth Offering Deployment Of TytoHome In Europe

Tyto Care, creator of the global healthcare industry’s first all-in-one modular device and telehealth platform for on-demand, remote medical exams, and SWICA, one of Switzerland’s leading health insurance companies, announced their partnership.

September 22, 2020
Digital Health
1H 2020 Digital Health Market Update

2020 midyear digital health market update by Rock Health

September 22, 2020
Digital Health
The Promise and the Peril of Virtual Health Care

During the coronavirus pandemic, telemedicine looks like the future of health care. Is it a future we want?

July 1, 2020
Digital Health
Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality?

Telehealth has helped expand access to care at a time when the pandemic has severely restricted patients’ ability to see their doctors. Actions taken by healthcare leaders today will determine if the full potential of telehealth will be realized.

July 1, 2020
Olive Tree
Lemonaid Health Taps Into $33M Series B for At-home Health Care Platform

Interest in telemedicine continues to increase, and Lemonaid Health raised an oversubscribed $33 million Series B round of funding to develop its on-demand platform for accessing health care online.

September 22, 2020
Digital Health
Health Innovation Sees Funding Boom

The first quarter of 2020 posted a record-breaking $4.5B in health innovation funding before the markets began their pandemic-induced decline.

April 16, 2020
Olive Tree
TytoCare Raises $50 million to Grow its Telehealth Examination and Diagnostic Platform

TytoCare announces that it has raised $50 million in a round of funding led by Olive Tree Ventures with participation from Insight Partners and Qualcomm Ventures.

April 8, 2020
Olive Tree
Scopio Labs Raises $16M in Series B Funding

Scopio Labs, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based advanced digital microscopy company, completed a $16m Series B funding round. The round was led by Olive Tree Ventures with participation from Aurum Ventures, OurCrowd, LR group and others.

July 1, 2020
Digital Health
FCC proposes $200M telehealth program to tackle Covid-19

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai rolled out plans for a $200 million fund to help healthcare providers purchase telehealth tools to handle Covid-19.

April 2, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Medasense to Provide Pain Index Solution for Treatment of Dementia Patients

Medasense was awarded a development grant from the Israel Innovation Authority in partnership with Dorot Rehabilitation and Geriatric Medical Center, to extend the application of NOL® pain response monitoring for noncommunicating dementia patients.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Micro Hotels Equipped With Smart Glass Are Changing The Way You Travel

Switchable Glass with liquid crystal nanotechnology, also known as smart glass or LCG® (light control glass), allows glass windows or glass partitions to switch from transparent to privacy mode with a button, application, or remote control.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Grand Opening of Gauzy Ltd. State-of-the-Art Factory to Make SPD-Smart Light Control Film

This facility is dedicated to the production of Research Frontiers’ patented SPD-Smart light control film for the entire SPD-SmartGlass industry.

January 13, 2020
Digital Health
Pain Monitor: Reality Or Fantasy In Ambulatory Patients

Recent evidence points to promising efficacy for monitoring modalities. More investigation is required to demonstrate differences in outcome compared with traditional care, and they need to be of sufficient import to achieve widespread adoption.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Global Digital Microscopes Market Analysis By Leading Players

The Research Report on Digital Microscopes market is a proficient and detailed analysis of the current situation of digital microscopes industry. Scopio Labs is listed as one of the key players.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Harbo Technologies Named Most Promising Energy and Clean Technology Company

HARBO Technologies was named Most Promising Energy and Clean Technology Company at the 17th Annual Energy & Clean Technology Venture Forum in Houston.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Top 10 Surgical Solution for Via Surgical’s Soft Tissue Fixation System

Many recent technological innovations have resulted in lesser surgical complications. Minimally invasive surgery is widely hailed as a groundbreaking healthcare milestone. Yet, there are many more challenges which need to be mitigated in due course.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Continuse Biometrics Wins First Place at Sompo Digital Lab's "Auto-Shiyori" Challenge

At the "Auto-Shiyori" Challenge, ContinUse Biometrics announced its collaboration with Sompo Digital Lab Tel Aviv.

January 13, 2020
Olive Tree
Hygieacare Closes $15.5M Investment Led by Olive Tree Ventures

"We welcome Olive Tree Ventures to Hygieacare. Their investment and partnership will greatly support our commercialization efforts to significantly accelerate the expansion of Hygieacare’s footprint.” - Gavriel D. Meron, chairman & CEO of HyGIeaCare

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Via Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for Its FasTouch™ Absorbable Fixation System

Via Surgical announced U.S. FDA clearance of the FasTouch™ Absorbable Fixation System. The FasTouch™ enables for the first time an automated lockable surgical mesh fixation that is strong and stable yet easily and consistently delivered.

January 13, 2020
Olive Tree
Emedgene Secures $6M in Funding for AI-Based Genomics Platform

Emedgene, a company that offers clinical genetic interpretation and diagnostics, today announced a $6 million funding round to scale genomics-based care with artificial intelligence (AI).

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Hygieacare: Revolutionizing the Patient Experience

Colorectal cancer is on the rise. The American Cancer Society recommends that people at average risk of colorectal cancer start screening at age 45 in order to find precancerous polyps so that they can be removed before they turn into cancer.

January 30, 2020
Olive Tree
Medical Monitoring Company ContinUse Biometrics Raises $20M

ContinUse Biometrics has announced that it has raised $20 million in a Series B financing round. The Tel Aviv based company, which is using groundbreaking research to revolutionize sensing solutions, has raised $27 million to date.

September 22, 2020
Olive Tree
Israeli Smart Glass Company Gauzy Raises $7M

The Tel Aviv based startup has been selected by Mercedes-Benz (Daimler) to participate in the Autobahn Plug and Play accelerator.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Decrease in Rare Genetic Diseases Possible With A.I. Assistance

Ninety-five (95) percent of rare diseases do not have an approved FDA treatment that increases the gravity of the situation. Moreover, medical companies also do not pay much attention to these rare diseases.

January 1, 2020
Portfolio Companies
How AI Is Helping Diagnose Rare Genetic Diseases

According to the Global Genes org., eight out of ten rare diseases are caused by a faulty gene, yet it takes an average of 4.8 years to arrive at an accurate diagnosis. 30% of children with a rare disease won't live to see their fifth birthday.

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
Industry Voices—At CES, Tech Will Show How It's The Key to Value-Based Care

Technology is improving the accuracy and efficacy of treatment, but bureaucratic precedence often wins.

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
The Digital Health Competitive Edge Report

How the big four US insurers rank on digital feature awareness - and what it means for customer satisfaction

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
2019 Closes The Year With 251 Digital Health Fundings

In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion. The three-month period was headlined by Bright Health’s $635 million Series D round and a $200 million raise from iFit...

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
Apple's Biggest Healthcare Moves in 2019 & How They Could Evolve in the Year Ahead

The biggest tech giants—Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft—all focused on their healthcare plays in 2019. Apple doubled down on its big consumer- and enterprise-facing health projects and seems to have a handful of small initiatives in the works.

January 1, 2020
Portfolio Companies
ScopioVet Digital Cytology System

Scopio Labs advances digital cytology through launch of automated, high-resolution imaging and decision-support solutions for veterinary market

February 24, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Rare Disease Diagnosis with Emedgene AI

Inspiring and touching story of one persistent mother and her journey to a rare disease diagnosis at Greenwood Genetic Center with Emedgene AI (via Metro)

February 24, 2020
Digital Health
Top 10 Tech Trends for 2020

What sectors will be disruptive and actionable in the coming year? Experts share predictions and name Israeli firms advancing these fields.

February 24, 2020
Digital Health
The Doctor Will See You Now - Without Leaving Your Home

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage, telemedicine is becoming the latest luxury residential must-have

September 22, 2020
Digital Health
1H 2020 Digital Health Market Update

2020 midyear digital health market update by Rock Health

September 22, 2020
Digital Health
The Promise and the Peril of Virtual Health Care

During the coronavirus pandemic, telemedicine looks like the future of health care. Is it a future we want?

July 1, 2020
Digital Health
Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality?

Telehealth has helped expand access to care at a time when the pandemic has severely restricted patients’ ability to see their doctors. Actions taken by healthcare leaders today will determine if the full potential of telehealth will be realized.

July 1, 2020
Digital Health
Health Innovation Sees Funding Boom

The first quarter of 2020 posted a record-breaking $4.5B in health innovation funding before the markets began their pandemic-induced decline.

April 16, 2020
Digital Health
FCC proposes $200M telehealth program to tackle Covid-19

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai rolled out plans for a $200 million fund to help healthcare providers purchase telehealth tools to handle Covid-19.

April 2, 2020
Digital Health
Pain Monitor: Reality Or Fantasy In Ambulatory Patients

Recent evidence points to promising efficacy for monitoring modalities. More investigation is required to demonstrate differences in outcome compared with traditional care, and they need to be of sufficient import to achieve widespread adoption.

January 13, 2020
Digital Health
Industry Voices—At CES, Tech Will Show How It's The Key to Value-Based Care

Technology is improving the accuracy and efficacy of treatment, but bureaucratic precedence often wins.

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
The Digital Health Competitive Edge Report

How the big four US insurers rank on digital feature awareness - and what it means for customer satisfaction

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
2019 Closes The Year With 251 Digital Health Fundings

In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion. The three-month period was headlined by Bright Health’s $635 million Series D round and a $200 million raise from iFit...

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
Apple's Biggest Healthcare Moves in 2019 & How They Could Evolve in the Year Ahead

The biggest tech giants—Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft—all focused on their healthcare plays in 2019. Apple doubled down on its big consumer- and enterprise-facing health projects and seems to have a handful of small initiatives in the works.

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
Top 10 Tech Trends for 2020

What sectors will be disruptive and actionable in the coming year? Experts share predictions and name Israeli firms advancing these fields.

February 24, 2020
Olive Tree
As Israel Lockdown its Tech Sector Scales up

Israel is in a second lockdown due to Covid-19 until at least mid-October, but that has not stopped its medical technology industry — indeed the pandemic has boosted demand for some of its products.

September 22, 2020
Olive Tree
Israeli pain monitoring co Medasense raises $18m

The company's technology uses a multi-parametric sensor platform and advanced AI algorithms to convert complicated data into a patient's "Signature of Pain."

September 22, 2020
Olive Tree
Lemonaid Health Taps Into $33M Series B for At-home Health Care Platform

Interest in telemedicine continues to increase, and Lemonaid Health raised an oversubscribed $33 million Series B round of funding to develop its on-demand platform for accessing health care online.

September 22, 2020
Olive Tree
Scopio Labs Raises $16M in Series B Funding

Scopio Labs, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based advanced digital microscopy company, completed a $16m Series B funding round. The round was led by Olive Tree Ventures with participation from Aurum Ventures, OurCrowd, LR group and others.

July 1, 2020
Olive Tree
TytoCare Raises $50 million to Grow its Telehealth Examination and Diagnostic Platform

TytoCare announces that it has raised $50 million in a round of funding led by Olive Tree Ventures with participation from Insight Partners and Qualcomm Ventures.

April 8, 2020
Olive Tree
Israeli Smart Glass Company Gauzy Raises $7M

The Tel Aviv based startup has been selected by Mercedes-Benz (Daimler) to participate in the Autobahn Plug and Play accelerator.

January 13, 2020
Olive Tree
Medical Monitoring Company ContinUse Biometrics Raises $20M

ContinUse Biometrics has announced that it has raised $20 million in a Series B financing round. The Tel Aviv based company, which is using groundbreaking research to revolutionize sensing solutions, has raised $27 million to date.

September 22, 2020
Olive Tree
Emedgene Secures $6M in Funding for AI-Based Genomics Platform

Emedgene, a company that offers clinical genetic interpretation and diagnostics, today announced a $6 million funding round to scale genomics-based care with artificial intelligence (AI).

January 13, 2020
Olive Tree
Hygieacare Closes $15.5M Investment Led by Olive Tree Ventures

"We welcome Olive Tree Ventures to Hygieacare. Their investment and partnership will greatly support our commercialization efforts to significantly accelerate the expansion of Hygieacare’s footprint.” - Gavriel D. Meron, chairman & CEO of HyGIeaCare

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
TytoCare and SWICA Partner to Improve Telehealth Offering Deployment Of TytoHome In Europe

Tyto Care, creator of the global healthcare industry’s first all-in-one modular device and telehealth platform for on-demand, remote medical exams, and SWICA, one of Switzerland’s leading health insurance companies, announced their partnership.

September 22, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Emedgene Automated CNV Classification

Emedgene has added automatic classification of copy-number variants to its genomic interpretation platform, following 2020 American College of Medical Genomics (ACMG) and Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) guidelines.

September 22, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Rare Disease Diagnosis with Emedgene AI

Inspiring and touching story of one persistent mother and her journey to a rare disease diagnosis at Greenwood Genetic Center with Emedgene AI (via Metro)

February 24, 2020
Portfolio Companies
ScopioVet Digital Cytology System

Scopio Labs advances digital cytology through launch of automated, high-resolution imaging and decision-support solutions for veterinary market

February 24, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Hygieacare: Revolutionizing the Patient Experience

Colorectal cancer is on the rise. The American Cancer Society recommends that people at average risk of colorectal cancer start screening at age 45 in order to find precancerous polyps so that they can be removed before they turn into cancer.

January 30, 2020
Portfolio Companies
How AI Is Helping Diagnose Rare Genetic Diseases

According to the Global Genes org., eight out of ten rare diseases are caused by a faulty gene, yet it takes an average of 4.8 years to arrive at an accurate diagnosis. 30% of children with a rare disease won't live to see their fifth birthday.

January 1, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Decrease in Rare Genetic Diseases Possible With A.I. Assistance

Ninety-five (95) percent of rare diseases do not have an approved FDA treatment that increases the gravity of the situation. Moreover, medical companies also do not pay much attention to these rare diseases.

January 1, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Continuse Biometrics Wins First Place at Sompo Digital Lab's "Auto-Shiyori" Challenge

At the "Auto-Shiyori" Challenge, ContinUse Biometrics announced its collaboration with Sompo Digital Lab Tel Aviv.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Medasense to Provide Pain Index Solution for Treatment of Dementia Patients

Medasense was awarded a development grant from the Israel Innovation Authority in partnership with Dorot Rehabilitation and Geriatric Medical Center, to extend the application of NOL® pain response monitoring for noncommunicating dementia patients.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Top 10 Surgical Solution for Via Surgical’s Soft Tissue Fixation System

Many recent technological innovations have resulted in lesser surgical complications. Minimally invasive surgery is widely hailed as a groundbreaking healthcare milestone. Yet, there are many more challenges which need to be mitigated in due course.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Via Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for Its FasTouch™ Absorbable Fixation System

Via Surgical announced U.S. FDA clearance of the FasTouch™ Absorbable Fixation System. The FasTouch™ enables for the first time an automated lockable surgical mesh fixation that is strong and stable yet easily and consistently delivered.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Harbo Technologies Named Most Promising Energy and Clean Technology Company

HARBO Technologies was named Most Promising Energy and Clean Technology Company at the 17th Annual Energy & Clean Technology Venture Forum in Houston.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Micro Hotels Equipped With Smart Glass Are Changing The Way You Travel

Switchable Glass with liquid crystal nanotechnology, also known as smart glass or LCG® (light control glass), allows glass windows or glass partitions to switch from transparent to privacy mode with a button, application, or remote control.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Grand Opening of Gauzy Ltd. State-of-the-Art Factory to Make SPD-Smart Light Control Film

This facility is dedicated to the production of Research Frontiers’ patented SPD-Smart light control film for the entire SPD-SmartGlass industry.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Global Digital Microscopes Market Analysis By Leading Players

The Research Report on Digital Microscopes market is a proficient and detailed analysis of the current situation of digital microscopes industry. Scopio Labs is listed as one of the key players.

January 13, 2020