Healthcare is the hottest sector for artificial intelligence, with startups applying AI to everything from genetic research to emergency room management to clinical trials.
US-based pharmaceutical company Merck continues to lead the pack, with a dozen digital health deals in the past two years alone.
Companies focused on electronic health records, information management systems, and predictive analytics top the list of digital health acquirers.
Series A and B deals are increasing in the mental health tech industry, as startups from meditation apps to counseling programs seek funding.
VC firm General Catalyst, along with its student investing arm Rough Draft Ventures, backed 3 healthcare AI startups last quarter.
Our summer interns from UPenn and Columbia used the CB Insights platform to analyze emerging trends in real estate tech, blockchain, AI, retail tech, healthcare, and drones.
Deals to mental health-focused startups have been smaller but more frequent this year, with 19 VC-backed deals already taking place in 2017.