Thursday, Nov 12, 2020 | 1:00 PM ET

Trending Towards a Record-Breaking Year in Digital Health Investments

Trending Towards a Record-Breaking Year in Digital Health Investments

With $9.4B invested in digital health companies through the third quarter of 2020, this year will be one for the record books, in more ways than one. Digital health was thrust into the spotlight and proven to be the saving grace for many during the pandemic’s ups and downs. True digital health pioneers have known the benefits for years, but with an unintended and unfortunate proof of concept with COVID-19, everyone’s eyes have been opened. The increased funding is crucial to get these amazing technologies into the hands of more patients, providers and all those who need them to increase access, improve quality and reduce the gaps in care that have been widened by COVID-19.

Aside from the record breaking number, how else has the digital health investment landscape changed over the course of 2020? What can we expect moving into 2021? Top investment leaders from venture capital, private equity and strategic investing will walk us through their predictions, hopes and foreseen challenges in the space. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Review top deals throughout 2020 and what that means for the future
  • How have recent IPOs impacted the industry and who is next?
  • Where does VC, strategic and PE approach align and where does it differ?
  • How has each sector had to partner and work together in new ways?


Christopher DonovanPartner, Foley& Lardner LLP


Katherine WoodPrincipal, TPG Capital

Julie YooGeneral Partner, a16z

Richard J. MatteraChief Development Officer, United Health Group

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