Irish company Accenture analyzed digital health companies funding, and made projections based on the results. According to experts, the volume of investments in the sphere will reach as much as $ 7 billion in 2017.
This goal has already been achieved in 2015, but the sector sunk down to $ 6.4 billion in 2016. This year's trend was investing in late-stage startups. The main technology types, that received 73 percent of investor funding, were also identified.
- provider efficiency;
- virtual care;
- personalized medicine;
- enhanced diagnostics;
- wearable devices;
- big data.
The company analyzed data on 4,000 companies, that received funding, none of which gone public on their list. At the moment, Health Catalyst project received $ 446 million in 2017, Flatiron Group is next with $ 313 million, and Welltok raised $ 239 million.