Fierce Health IT July 19, 2021
Global venture capital funding for digital health companies hit a $15 billion high in the first half of 2021, driven in large part by telehealth investment.
Funding activity was up by 138% during the first half of 2021, compared to $6.3 billion raised in the first half of 2020, according to a report from Mercom Capital Group, a global communications and research firm.
Corporate funding into digital health companies, including venture capital, public market financing, and debt, totaled $19 billion so far in 2021.
“The digital health sector had a spectacular first half of 2021. Venture investments in digital health during the first half of 2021 have already surpassed funding raised in all of 2020 and is the largest amount raised in a...