DOTmed July 30, 2021
Digital health companies raked in $15 billion in funding in the first half of 2021 (1H 2021), setting a new record.
Funding activity rose by 138% in 1H 2021, compared to $6.3 billion in 1H 2020. In addition, 136 digital health M&A transactions were agreed upon at the same time, compared to 83 in 1H 2020, and a record of 12 companies went public during the first six months of the year, according to Mercom Capital Group in a new report.
“Venture investments in digital health during 1H 2021 have already surpassed funding raised in all of 2020 and is the largest amount raised in a single year since 2010. Telehealth again led funding activity, accounting for almost 30% of...