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Health and Wearables

Health and Wearables

About the Sector

Wearables are becoming increasingly popular with more Apple Watches and Fitbits being released each year.  Smart wearable devices provide both users with the ability to monitor their own health condition.

These wearables are available in many formats such as clothes, watches, earphone, headphone, patches and more.

We elected to do a combined search in this burgeoning market, combining wearable hardware with health to provide insights into the more recent investments and activity in the health and wellness sector.

 

Investment Activity

Wearables are becoming increasingly popular with more Apple Watches and Fitbits being released each year.  Smart wearable devices provide both users with the ability to monitor their own health condition.

These wearables are available in many formats such as clothes, watches, earphone, headphone, patches and more.

We elected to do a combined search in this burgeoning market, combining wearable hardware with health to provide insights into the more recent investments and activity in the health and wellness sector.

 

Key Players

The top investor in this space is also globally focused. Startup Health, with 13 investments in 13 companies, has 4 investments overseas, in the UK, Pakistan, India and Israel. The other top two investors, Techstars and HLM Venture Partners, have 12 investments in 6 companies and 9 investments in 4 companies respectively. All of these companies are based in the US.

 

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