Posts Tagged ‘health platform’

IBM Invests in Welltok, a Health Platform Using the Power of Watson


Dan Primack of Fortune reports, “Last month, IBM committed to invest $100 million in tech startups that are leveraging Watson, the company’s famed cognitive computing platform. [Wednesday], IBM [announced] that the first portfolio company in its ‘Watson Fund’ is Welltok, a Denver-based health optimization platform. IBM is participating in Welltok’s new $22 million Series C funding round, which is being led by venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates. Also investing is Qualcomm Ventures and existing Welltok shareholders Emergence Capital Partners, InterWest Partners, Miramar Venture Partners and Okapi Venture Capital.” Read more

Healthways Partners with Roundarch to Explore Emerging Technologies

Healthways has announced “the introduction of significant new online and mobile capabilities for the Company’s industry-leading Embrace(TM) 5.0 platform. The result of a year-long development effort with Roundarch, Well-Being Connect(TM) and wellbeingGo(TM) will begin being rolled out for existing Embrace users later this month. As a result of the successful development effort, the Company also announced it has entered into a five-year, $50 million strategic agreement with Roundarch. Under the terms of the agreement, the partnership will be responsible for collaborative design, and Roundarch will be responsible for the development, testing, deployment, maintenance and operations for both current and future versions of web, mobile and social applications for Embrace.” Read more