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Cancer And Startups – 7 Principles For The Next 10 Years

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RockHealth supports digital health startups and their latest quarterly update suggests the VC dollars in the sector doubled and then doubled again. In other words, 2020 was a huge increase and doubled 2019 and...
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Why We Invested In Sound Health – Personalized Allergy Relief

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Excited to announce our investment in the $2M seed alongside TechU Ventures and Rhythm Ventures into Sound Health, which uses acoustic resonance to provide nasal relief. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon...
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Why We Invested In Marigold Health — Substance Abuse / Mental Health Platform

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Excited to announce our investment alongside KdT, Epsilon, Flare and Felicis in the $3.5M seed extension of Marigold Health. They use AI-augmented chat support groups to reach and retain patients with behavioral health needs...
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Why We Invested In Klivo — Chronic Disease Management Platform

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Excited to announce our investment alongside Valor Capital in the R$ 45M ($8M) series A of Klivo which provides a chronic disease management platform, starting with diabetes and Brazil. Tau Ventures is an AI-first...
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Why We Invested In Signos – Weight Loss Built For You

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  Excited to announce the $13M series A led by GV in Signos, which helps you lose weight through continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). Tau Ventures had first invested alongside Courtside Ventures and 1984.vc in the...
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At-Home Testing for COVID-19

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The currently available vaccines do not prevent a person from becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2. They give your immune system an introduction to the virus so that your immune system can respond using both parts:...
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Living in Denial with Indifference to Others

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Using vaccines to prevent disease is not new, and neither is opposition and fear to being vaccinated. Republicans decided to use a pandemic and more than 600,000 American deaths to maintain their grip on...
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Digital Health 2.0? The Next Generation Of Startup Business Models

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At Tau Ventures, these are three principles we continue holding as generally true: i) In healthcare typical sales cycle to get a true recurring contract are 9-18 months ii) Once you get a contract it’s hard...
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Improving Patient care must be part of every Electronic Health Record (EHR) System

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But, only a Few EHRs were designed to enhance Patient care — or flat fulfill the needs of Medical Doctors Electronic health record usability points to the later technology’s standing to drive medical practices efficiently...
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Medicine, Paperwork And How Startups Can Help

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If images speak a thousand words the following ones will illustrate the point resoundingly. A) We spend more on healthcare as a % of our GDP than other comparable countries: B) Higher administrative costs is very...
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Contemporary Healthcare needs an Open Free Market Access

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A marketplace, also called a market, is a business setting where the public gathers together to carry out the trade of provisions and goods. The history of the market is a centuries-old concept. It...
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Who Cares for Healthcare? Facing the Biggest Cybersecurity Challenges

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Since the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic, cybercrime has increased by 600%. It is not surprising, that the healthcare industry was one of the most vulnerable ones to cyberattacks in 2020 and 2021. In fact,...
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Why We Invested In HeyRenee - Personal Health Assistant

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Excited to announce our investment alongside Quiet Capital, Mucker Capital, Fika Ventures, Global Founders Capital, SaaS Ventures and Founders First in the $3.8M seed round of HeyRenee — your personal care concierge. HeyRenee is a first-ever...
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Why We Invested In Banjo Health – Simplifying Medical Paperwork Through AI

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  Excited to announce our investment alongside Epsilon Health Investors in the $5M series A in Banjo Health which employs artificial intelligence in prior authorization (PA) i.e., reduces medical paperwork. Tau Ventures is an AI-first...
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Why We Invested In Teiko — Mapping Immune Profiles To Improve Clinical Outcomes

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Excited to announce our seed investment in Teiko.bio, which calculates an immune fingerprint for each person. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon Valley investing primarily in mature seed, typically when there is...
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Why We Invested In Iaso.ai — High Quality Telemedicine

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Excited to announce our seed investment alongside Healthy.vc, Refactor Capital and Esther Dyson in Iaso.ai which helps reduce variability and increase quality of telehealth consultations. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon Valley...
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No Needles? The Breakthrough Innovation Of Measuring Blood Sugar Non-Invasively

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BBC Nov 19, 2018: Google halts glucose-sensing contact lens project Engadget Jan 12, 2021: Startup claims its new wearable can monitor blood sugar without needles 9To5Mac Jan 25, 2021: Apple Watch blood sugar measurement coming in...
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Today’s Continuity of Medical Care Lacks a Personal Touch

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Continuity of Medical Care must be on Patient terms with the full understanding of the Procedure Providing Medical care for a patient is more than just offering options and tools to heal them. Every patient’s...
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Physicians: The Culture of Complainers

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The Black Hat thinking Attitude is not working in Favor of Physicians, after All! In general, and by nature, physicians are Black Hat thinkers because they tend to stare at a decision’s potentially negative consequences...
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Meeting Healthcare Enterprise demand by Hybridizing Blockchain and MongoDB

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Added peek at the Utility of Centralized in conjunction with a Robust Decentralized medical Practice Systems Blockchain is a relatively novel decentralized or distributed data ledger system. Instead of banking health information in a single...