Venture Capitalists Invested $2M in mHealth Start-Ups This Year

So far this year, venture capitalists have invested more than $2 billion into digital health start-ups, the largest sum to date, according to Rock Health, a San Francisco-based venture capitalist firm.

The first quarter of 2014 alone broke the record for digital health funding in a single quarter, bringing in $700 million, an 87 percent year-over-year growth over Q1 2013, according to the report.

Additionally, the average deal size increased 31 percent from Q1 2013 to Q1 2014, from $10 million to $13.1 million.

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