Accenture found six main directions of investor funding in digital health


Accenture found six main directions of investor funding in digital health

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.

Those are:

  • 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.


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