Fenwick & West Life Sciences Group

801 California Street
Mountain View, CA 94041, United States

Contact: Michael Shuster

  • 415.875.2413
  • 415.281.1350

Digital Health Investment in September Tops $700 Million

Digital health companies raised just over $730 million through venture, private equity and angel investments in September, according to our latest analysis, bringing the total for the third quarter to approximately $1.3…more
| Finance & Banking, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Will Namenda IR Withdrawal Force A Legal Switch on Product Hopping?

On September 15, 2014, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the specialty pharmaceutical company Forest Laboratories and its new owner, Actavis. In the suit, Schneiderman alleges the…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Consumer Protection, Science, Computers, & Technology

Three Things Tech Titans Have That eHealth Needs

Large tech companies have been virtually lining up to announce their foray into the digital health space recently. Industry analysts have long suspected that an incumbent industry with a strong customer base could come in and…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Mobile Health Technologies Rake in Largest Digital Health Investments of August

The top five digital health investments in August accounted for nearly half of the venture, private equity and angel investments in the sector during the month. Five companies raised $139 million of the $286.8 million invested,…more
| Communications & Media Law, Finance & Banking, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Digital Health Investments Top $2.6B* in the First Six Months of 2014

Thanks to an impressive showing in April, digital health investment in the first half of 2014 totaled $2.676 billion. There were a total of 38 deals for $20 million or more from January through June, with more than two-thirds of…more
| Finance & Banking, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Digital Health Investments Rack up Another Impressive Month in May

Digital Health investment in May totaled $691 million, down from the impressive $924 million netted in April. The nearly $700 million in new capital, however, compares favorably to the $421 million taken in in March and shows…more
| Finance & Banking, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Digital Health Investments Rebound In April

Private investment in digital health rebounded in April after a lackluster March with more than $924 million in venture capital and private equity going into the sector. That tops the $700 million garnered by the sector in all…more
| Finance & Banking, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Digital Health Investments Heat Up In 2014

Fundraising for digital health continued on its record pace in February with more than $320 million in venture, debt and private equity investment going into the burgeoning sector…more
| Finance & Banking, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

Top Ten Digital Health Investments Of 2013; Generating Momentum For The Year Ahead

Digital health investing started the year on a high note with four $20+ million rounds of funding in January alone for MD Live, TigerText, MC10 and WellDoc. That’s a very promising continuation of the tremendous funding growth…more
| Finance & Banking, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

The Five Key Questions Every Digital Health Entrepreneur Should Consider

Bob Kocher M.D. of Venrock has three words of advice for aspiring digital health entrepreneurs and investors: “Think Big Enough.” His point is that healthcare in America is so expensive and so inefficient that if you can’t…more
| Finance & Banking, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

12 Dos And Don’ts For Angel Investors

Earlier in the summer, Fenwick hosted a program for new angel investors with RockHealth. As part of the event, Ash Fontana of AngelList presented a primer for new angel investors that included a dozen dos and don’ts that are…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Science, Computers, & Technology

Strategies For Navigating The Life Sciences Capital Crunch

The need for innovation in healthcare has arguably never been greater. Originally Published in Navigating The Capital Crunch - April 15, 2013…more
| Finance & Banking, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Hot Companies In Digital Health

With venture capital funding of digital health up 45 percent in 2012, according to Rock Health, we're hearing a lot about mobile health apps and healthcare IT. You may be asking yourself what is digital health? Hear my take on…more
| Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Is Digital Health Poised To Grow Or Is It Hitting The Wall?

Recently, the Pew Internet & American Life Project (the “Pew Internet Report”) reported that nearly 70% of Americans are monitoring one or more health metrics for themselves or a loved one, but only 21% of those are using a…more
| Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Price Transparency And Active Wellness

The New York Times’ health and science blog, Well, recently published a post discussing the results of an informal quest to find the price of a hip transplant. The post received widespread attention and commentary because of its…more
| Health, Science, Computers, & Technology
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