Workweek July 17, 2022
Jared Dashevsky

Rock Health’s H1 digital health report showed a continued slowdown in funding this year compared to an explosive funding year in 2021. What’s the reason for the slow down and what digital health areas are on the come-up?


H1 funding totaled $10.3B in 2022 compared to $15.0B in 2021. 

There are a couple of reasons why digital health raised 1.5x less funding in the first half of 2022 vs. 2021:

  • Economic turmoil with Covid-19 variants, war and massive inflation (9.1%).
  • Decreased confidence in companies with high valuations to turn a profit.
  • Fewer new investors (30% in 2022 vs 45% in 2021).

Additionally, no companies went public in the first half of 2022 while 23 companies went public last...

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Topics: Digital Health, Investments, Survey / Study, Technology, Trends
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