Silicon Valley entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes’s journey shows that not all Ivy League-dropout stories are those of success. At 19, Holmes dropped out of Stanford to start Theranos, a health-tech company that set out to revolutionize healthcare by detecting diseases with a single drop of blood. The idea was innovative and promising, so much so that Vice President Joe Biden called it “the future of laboratory science”. Seeing its potential, investors poured over US$400 million into the business.
By Relena Sei The pandemic has upended lives and affected work, leisure, and personal health. Of the three, perhaps health took the worst hit. And
Whether you’re a startup seeking capital and exposure, or an investor seeking new deals, Venture Summit Virtual Connect [Global] presented by youngStartup Ventures – is
India is in the midst of a health tech boom. Alekhya Boora talks to Jumpstart about how she, along with her co-founder, built their healthtech
Wearables that tick the boxes for fitness-tracking, disease-prevention, and exercising with style By Alice Chuck Wearable technology, or “wearables” for short, are technological devices that
PHASE Scientific International has built rapid antigen tests based on the easy-to-use home pregnancy testing mechanism. The device is designed to enable mass rapid testing
Ferne Health Co-founder Xi Liu talks to Jumpstart about the stigma associated with sex, its consequences, and what startups can do to improve sexual healthcare.
Analyzing the effectiveness of mental health apps in a world where we need to take a break Mental health is one of the most pressing
Expara is launching global virtual accelerator program VirTech in response to COVID-19 The three-month program will accept 30 companies, and provide funding of up to
CureFit valuation likely to cross US$800 million Health and Fitness startup CureFit raised US$110 million in its second Series D funding round led by Singapore-based
The investment was led by SIG and Huaxing New Economic Fund Chinese insurtech startup Insgeek raised US$25 million in a Series C round of funding,
PolicyPal CEO and Founder Val Yap expected to continue leading the company post-acquisition AMTD Digital, the integrated digital finance platform of Hong Kong-based AMTD Group,
Another decade has come and gone. As we enter the 2020s, we will inevitably be confronted by a host of new technologies that will improve