The Lark Original and Lark Pro are devices which monitor sleep patterns, gently nudge users awake, and offer personalized advice on how to improve sleep patterns. Lark CEO Julia Lu told TechCrunch the company has sold “tens of thousands” of its devices, with 73 percent of users purportedly experiencing improvement after using Lark Pro for just one month. The company has now officially launched a daytime compliment to their sleep monitor, the Larklife, which shares many features with leading activity monitors like Nike Fuelband.
Physician social network Doximity raises $17 million Series B round from Morgenthaler Ventures.
Silicon Valley health IT startup Castlight Health (@castlighthealth) announced it has closed a $100 million Series D round, bringing their total capital raised to $181 million, leaving it poised for acquisitions or an IPO. Castlight has been pioneering the use of price transparency and comparison tools in health care, offering a B2B service that enables […]
Misfit Wearables announces $7.6M in Series A from Founders Fund and Khosla, tells inspiring story, but nothing yet on a product or service.
Editors note: The following article was a guest post by iMedicalApps Editor-in-Chief Iltifat Husain that was featured on TechCrunch. The iMedicalApps team is in the midst of a new initiative to analyze and write on patient centric apps, and this article is a preview of whats to come. The significant adoption of smartphones among […]