Healthcare DIVE January 25, 2022
After a year of historic startup funding across every investment phase, from seed to late stage, some market watchers expect VC investment as a whole to moderate in 2022. Digital health could be no exception amid rising interest rates and as startups flush with cash eye next moves, including M&A or exits.
However, some expect funding levels to only continue rising, cheered by factors such as a healthy mix between first-time and existing investors marrying an infusion of new interest with continuing bets from digital health veterans, and moves from outside players — including deep-pocketed tech firms like Amazon and Microsoft — to invest and acquire in digital health.
In addition, the adoption of digital health products and services seems...