Digital health is booming. Investors poured $4.1 billion into digital health in 2014 and the investment is expected to outpace 2014’s total in 2015. Even Google ventures, capital investment arm of Alphabet Inc, saw the potential and invested more than one-third of their capital in healthcare and life sciences companies between 2014 and 2015. With Google ventures continued commitment to disrupt the health sector, their investment into health startups is expected to grow in 2016 and beyond. Let’s review Google Ventures investment into healthcare in 2015 with an infographic:Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below):
For 2016, Google ventures remains committed to healthcare and promise to bring more focus to artificial intelligence, machine learning, antibiotics reinventions, understanding brain, genetic repair, fighting cancer, the microbiome, organ regeneration, and stem cell technology. Whether finding a new class of genome editing therapeutics or developing a complete healthcare solution to enable customized health benefits, Google ventures interest into healthcare and life sciences ought to bring medical advancement and best medical care for everyone.