From left, Beam Therapeutics CEO John Evans and cofounders David Liu, J. Keith Joung and Feng Zhang. Beam had the largest fundraise among healthcare startups in March, raising $135 million in its Series B round. COURTESY OF BEAM THERAPEUTICS For the second month in a row venture capital fundraising among healthcare startups is down year-over-year, …

by Heather Smith

Venture capital fundraising among healthcare startups was down on a year-over-year basis last month. Startups raised $1.88 billion in February, according to an analysis conducted by Pitchbook for Forbes. That’s down 28% from February 2018’s record $2.61 billion total fundraising count. But don’t be fooled, startups still raised a lot of money last month. The …

by Heather Smith

Start-up Bind uses proprietary algorithms, powered by machine learning, to lower health-care costs. Bind discovered that it could break out certain procedures and reduce health benefit costs more effectively than with a high-deductible plan. It is backed by Ascension Ventures, Lemhi Ventures and UnitedHealthcare. Watch interview here Technology has made on-demand services a reality for …

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