Research

Report: The Untapped Potential of Women-led Funds (Women in VC)

Women in VC  recently released a data report outlining the VC community’s positive progress on gender diversity, which found that in the last five years, the number of women-led funds has nearly quadrupled, and the 275 new VC funds started and led by women represent a massive economy-wide opportunity. These funds are poised to invest in 7,000 companies in the coming years,…

Diversity in Digital Health: 2020 Annual Report (Rock Health & Dr. Ivor Horn)

Digital Health VC Rock Health & Dr. Ivor Horn have recently released a new report to assess the state of diversity in digital health. In 2020, Rock Health and Dr. Ivor Horn launched a new Diversity in Digital Health initiative. This post showcases key findings from the 678 digital health startup leaders who completed our survey, offering insight into the current state…

Report: COVID-19 Impact Survey (Women in Cloud)

Women in Cloud, a community-led economic development organization, has a massive mission: to take action with global leaders, corporations and policymakers to help women entrepreneurs create $1 billion in economic access and opportunity by 2030. The outcomes of the COVID-19 impact survey, and challenges women entrepreneurs are facing as a result of the pandemic, increase the need and importance of Women in…

Analysis: StartUp Health’s 2020 Midyear Funding Report

StartUp Health just released their 2020 Midyear funding report and overall it shows a robust, diversified Health Innovation Market. The first quarter of 2020 came out swinging. With $4.9B raised, it was the most-funded quarter on record for health innovation. But then the world changed. On January 11, China reported its first coronavirus death, and two months later the World Health Organization declared that…

Employer Handbook: U.S. Fertility Care in 2020 (Carrot)

Fertility care startup Carrot has recently released a new employer handbook and annual report sharing insights into U.S. fertility care, trends, and workplace impact. Topics include: The evolution of the pursuit to parenthood Many factors have led to a cultural shift that impacts how we think about parenthood. We’ll look at how a handful of these trends have contributed to this change.…

Survey: The COVID-19 pandemic is influencing consumer health behavior. Are the changes here to stay? (PwC)

PwC’s Health Research Institute has recently released the results of a survey among more than 2500 Americans. The goal was to understand whether the changes in consumer health behavior observed during the COVID-19 pandemic are here to stay. The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the economy, the way we work and the health system. A comparison by PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI) of…