Data-driven emergency response platform RapidSOS announced the closing of a $75 million funding round, bringing its total capital raised to over $250 million.

The New York-based company provides emergency responders with real-time health and location data before they arrive on scene, collected from smartphones and other connected devices ranging from wearables to motor vehicles and nearby surveillance systems.

NightDragon led the latest round of funding, with additional investments from Honeywell, BAM Elevate, Axon, Insight Partners, the Citi Impact Fund, M12, Highland Capital Partners, Playground Global, Forte Ventures, Avanta Ventures and C5 Capital.

In 2021, RapidSOS announced the closure of a $85m Series C funding round led by Insight Partners, noting that its platform was used by more than 4,800 emergency communications centers across the United States

Currently, the company reports a presence in more than 15,000 first aid agencies on four continents.

“For a decade, we’ve had the privilege of learning from our nation’s first responders to develop technology that supports their vital work,” said Michael Martin, founder and CEO of RapidSOS, in a statement. “Hundreds of millions of lives are touched each year by the heroism of these people, and we are honored to have partners on this journey who share a vision to transform safety, security and emergency response.”


Chicago-based HealthJoy, a digital employee benefits platform, raised $60 million in Series D funding that it will use to accelerate its growth.

The current round was led by Valspring Capital, with participation from new investors Endeavor Vision and CIBC Innovation Banking, bringing the total raised to over $108 million.

Existing investors, GoHealth co-founders Brandon Cruz and Clint Jones, US Venture Partners, Nueterra Capital, Health Velocity Capital and Epic also participated in the round.

HealthJoy, founded in 2014, expanded from the individual health insurance market to employee engagement and cost containment in 2016.

The company offers Joy, a virtual assistant that helps users understand their benefits and navigate their care options through AI-guided conversation. In addition to displaying an individual’s coverage, the platform includes 24/7 live support, as well as a log of historical claim information and past conversations.

HealthJoy’s recent funding comes after its Series C funding round of $30 million in 2020 and Series B funding round of $12.5 million in 2019.


Pediatric school-based telehealth provider Hazel Health announced the closing of a $51.5 million Series C1 funding round with participation from Owl Ventures, Tao Capital Partners, Memorial Hermann, Firework Ventures and Carrie Walton Penner through Fiore Ventures.

Hazel Health is partnering with school districts to offer virtual care clinics inside the school nurse’s office. Hazel also provides schools with equipment, such as thermometers and over-the-counter medications, and trains school nurses and staff to initiate a visit and take students’ vital signs.

The new funding round will support the company’s expansion and enable continued product innovation.

Hazel announced a Series C fundraising of $33.5 million led by Owl Ventures and Bain Capital Ventures in 2020.


Navina, an Israeli startup developing an AI-based platform for primary care providers, announced a $22m Series B funding round led by ALIVE Israel HealthTech Fund, with participation from existing investors Grove Ventures, Schusterman Family Investments and Vertex Ventures Israel.

The company’s tool creates “patient portraits” that reorganize disparate patient data for accessible clinical review and highlight information that might be clinically relevant for each case.

The latest round, which doubles the total investment to date to $44 million, will be used to accelerate the company’s growth and adoption among US physician groups and the enterprise healthcare market.

Navina will also invest more in its AI technology and clinical algorithms and expand its integration of emerging data sources.


Galen Robotics, which touts a service model for its surgical robotics platform, announced the first closing of an oversubscribed $15 million Series A funding round led by Ambix Healthcare Partners.

Galen used the Series A funding to complete its final robot prototype and submit the new collaborative soft tissue surgical robot for FDA review. It will also use the funds to expand clinical care teams, expand engineering, expand surgeon training programs and increase product development.

The company opened a second closing for the Series A funding round for an additional $5 million, which it expects to close soon.


California-based Midi Health, a virtual menopause care clinic, has received a $14 million seed investment co-led by Felicis and SemperVirens.

Other participants in the raise include Emerson Collective, Operator Collective, Icon Ventures, Muse Capital, Steel Sky Ventures and Anne and Susan Wojcicki.

Midi Health provides virtual care guided by physicians and researchers who oversee a network of nurse practitioners and provide interventions ranging from lifestyle coaching to prescription medications.

The company currently provides insurance-covered care in California and will use the new capital to expand its operations nationwide and launch partnerships with US hospital systems and employers.


Lumata Health, a practice management platform for ophthalmology, raised $4 million in a Series A round.

The round, led by Cortago Ventures with participation from Wolfpack Investor Network and 30 practicing ophthalmologists, will help the smart eye care management platform expand its U.S. presence and enhance its platform, developing predictive analytics and integrating automated communication channels with patients.

The startup previously received over $2 million in research funding from the National Eye Institute.