Research

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…

Brief: COVID-19 and Reproductive Healthcare – What Businesses Can Do to Protect the Wellbeing of Their Workforce (Rhia Ventures)

Rhia Ventures has recently released a new issue brief about COVID-19’s impact on reproductive healthcare. As companies bring to scale expanded leave policies and remote work arrangements to meet the unprecedented demands presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, they can and must also look to the reproductive healthcare needs of their employees. Lack of access to reproductive healthcare is a hidden driver of…