Healthcare AI startups have seen nearly 500 deals in the last 5 years. We dove into 11 categories within healthcare AI to understand which applications are driving the deal surge.
When it comes to AI in healthcare, investors aren’t scrimping.
The potential for AI to save and improve lives, reduce medical R&D spend, and improve the quality of healthcare has attracted not just pharma investors, but also big tech companies and smart money VCs.
Investors poured in $3.6B across 481 deals into healthcare AI startups from Q1’13 — Q1’18.
Much of this growth can be attributed to new startups entering the space. Over 150 healthcare AI startups have raised their first equity round since January 2016.
We dig in further to see what AI in healthcare categories have attracted the most deals.