15 Top Healthcare Startups to Watch

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Here at Startup Savant, we love startup culture. That’s why we identified the most exciting and innovative healthcare startups to watch in 2022 and beyond. From meditation to resources for healthcare in underserved communities — these are the top healthcare companies to follow.

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Top Healthcare Companies to Follow

Every year, new startups pull to the forefront of their industry through exciting innovation and industry-disrupting business models. We’ve rounded up the top healthcare startups of 2022 that startup-lovers, investors, and aspiring entrepreneurs should follow.

Disclaimer: With so many exciting startups launching and growing worldwide, we aren’t able to cover them all. Furthermore, the startups that are listed below are not officially ranked and are listed in no particular order.

1. Headspace

Location: Santa Monica, California
Funding: Series C, $215.9 Million

Headspace is an accessible digital health platform and app known primarily for its meditation and mindfulness exercises. This platform boasts hundreds of hours of content for users and a free introduction to the basics of meditation. App users also have access to a variety of videos and chat options to optimize their mental health and wellbeing.

2. Circles

Location: San Francisco, California 
Funding: Seed, $8M 

Circles is a mental healthcare startup that is revolutionizing the way consumers access support groups. Through the company’s laser-focused, professionally-led groupings and accessible pricing, users are able to more easily access the care and support they need.

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3. Modern Fertility

Location: San Francisco, California
Funding: Series A, $22 Million

Modern Fertility is changing the way women have access to fertility hormones by creating a simple at-home test. Women can consult with a doctor to determine if a test is necessary and then take a fertility test in the comfort of their own home. Results pop up in the app on any phone device, giving women reliable healthcare at affordable prices. 

4. Levels

Location: New York, New York
Funding: Seed, $12 Million

Levels is a health and wellness startup that offers a platform for monitoring metabolic fitness through real-time blood glucose tracking. The goal of the platform is to provide users with an effective tool to optimize their own health through diet and exercise.

5. Parsley Health

Location: New York, New York
Funding: Series B, $36 Million

Parsley Health is an innovative take on modern healthcare and primary care. By offering a platform that integrates cutting-edge medical testing and technology as well as impactful nutrition, wellness, and prevention research, Parsley Health provides customers with a holistic medicine experience. 

6. Bloom Diagnostics

Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Funding: Series B, $21 Million 

Bloom Diagnostics provides a democratized medical test experience, putting consumers' health back in their own hands. Users of Bloom Diagnostics’ products are able to track, maintain, and improve their health using the startups’ diagnostic devices.

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7. Trusted Health

Location: San Francisco, California
Funding: Series A, $25.5 Million

Trusted Health is a digital platform for nurses to utilize in order to find and obtain flexible work opportunities. Users are able to create resumes and share credentials to apply for opportunities all on one platform.

8. SonderMind

Location: Denver, Colorado 
Funding: Series C, $183 Million

SonderMind is a telehealth startup that is taking on the behavioral health industry to create a more accessible and effective patient experience. With their integrated provider network, software tools, and data-powered analytics, SonderMind provides valuable insights into health systems and connects patients with therapists inside their insurance network.

9. Wellframe

Location: Boston, Massachuesettes
Funding: Series C, $45.2 Million

Wellframe is a creative startup aimed at changing the process of onboarding to a health care plan. They aim to provide the necessary resources to make people feel confident and supported by their healthcare plans. The company increases the number of customer touchpoints and even sets up reminders and checklists.

10. HealthSherpa

Location: San Francisco, California
Funding: Series Unknown, $9.6 Million

Health coverage is more important now than ever before, and HealthSherpa provides users with everything they need to apply for, obtain, and utilize health insurance. This startup is a Heathcare.gov certified web broker that provides services to a litany of communities.

11. Opencare

Location: San Francisco, California
Funding: Series A, $24.6 Million

Opencare is a healthcare startup that aims to provide the best dental care to patients by developing the first premium dental care network. Users can find high-quality dentists through the platform, and top dentists can use the platform to grow their practices and find new patients.

12. Alan

Location: Paris, France
Funding: Series D, $363.9 Million

Alan is an innovative digital health insurance startup that prioritizes patient needs by focusing on price and quality. The goal of this startup is to create a better insurance industry by revolutionizing the health insurance industry to meet the needs of individuals and companies while building consumer trust.

13. PatientPop

Location: Santa Monica, California
Funding: Series C, $125 Million

PatientPop is a growth platform for healthcare providers that helps them to harness the power of technology to streamline processes and provide superior patient care. The platform automates each step of the patient’s journey, from booking to follow-up appointments, making the healthcare experience positive for the patient and provider.

14. Meru Health

Location: San Mateo, California
Funding: Grant, $53.3 Million

Meru Health combines modern technology with scientific data to create a comprehensive app with treatment plans for people with mental illnesses. They source professional therapists and psychiatrists with behavioral and mindful practices to create mental health solutions. They offer a 12-week program and conduct the entire course through their app.

15. Vori Health

Location: San Francisco, California
Funding: Series A, $50 Million

Vori Health is a healthcare startup that uses a holistic approach to healthcare, prioritizing musculoskeletal care. Their services are all-inclusive, providing physical medicine and therapy, rehabilitation care, prescriptions, imaging and labs, health coaching, and more. All of their services are provided by a network of board-certified physicians. 

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