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Financing Your Digital Health Venture

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There has never been a better time to be raising capital for a digital health startup with the number and size of digital health deals increasing every year. The $100 million+ funding club continues to increase as companies grow and mature. Many digital health companies are growing to become Unicorns worth $1 billion or more. Driven by an active M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) environment, companies are able to raise capital, grow fast and provide liquidity for their investors. At the same time, with more and more digital health companies getting funded, it is getting harder to stand out from the crowd and digital health startups will have to show a strong awareness of activity in their space and present a clear differentiation from the rest. Having an understanding of the early stage funding environment is a critical step towards success, and yet the process and language of venture capital are unfamiliar to many. In this chapter we’ll cover some of the main points that lead to successful early stage digital health funding including the stages of funding and milestones, sources of funding, capital strategy, exit strategy, valuation and term sheets.

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Adams, P. (2023). Financing Your Digital Health Venture. In: Meyers, A. (eds) Digital Health Entrepreneurship. Health Informatics. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-33902-8_5

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