Alphabet's venture capital arm among top digital health investors for 2018, report finds

More than 1,000 investors poured $9.5 billion into the digital health space during 2018, according to a report by market research firm Mercom Capital Group.

Digital health startups raised $9.5 billion in 698 venture capital deals during 2018, a 32 percent increase from 2017's record-breaking $7.2 billion in 778 deals. A total of 1,396 investors — including private equity and corporate venture capital firms — participated in these digital health deals, up from 1,288 investors in 2017.

Seven most active venture capital investors in digital health, ranked by number of deals they completed in 2018:

1. Khosla Ventures: 11

2. New Enterprise Associates: Eight

2. Oak HC/FT: Eight

4. BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners: Seven

4. BoxGroup: Seven

4. GV, formerly Google Ventures: Seven

4. Sequoia: Seven

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