The Future of Healthtech 2021
Investments hit record $34B across 1,040 global deals, with alternative care receiving 38% of total funding
The global pandemic has elevated the demand for virtual services. Founders are shaping the future of health services and investors are eager to invest in disruptive and scalable tech.
Mixed public market performance, but exit window remains wide open
HealthTech’s exit window remained healthy despite the pandemic with a record 12 venture-backed IPOs this year. However, post-IPO performance remains largely negative, showing the public market’s unwillingness to pay premiums stemming from overvaluations on the private side.
Mental health funding hit a record $2.4B in 2021
Mental health investments indicate the growing need and acceptance of virtual/hybrid mental health solutions. Keep a close watch on this market for investment opportunities and technologies to support employees and families.