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MATTER Startup Spotlight: metaMe Health

May 9, 2022

Improving quality of life for people with gastrointestinal conditions

According to Harvard Medical School, emotions such as anger, anxiety, sadness and elation can trigger symptoms in the gut and vice versa. Due to this gut-brain connection, physicians have been using hypnotherapy to treat people with gastrointestinal conditions at a high success rate since the mid-1980s. However, since few pr…

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Three MATTER startups acquired in Q1 2022

May 4, 2022

Highlighting startup acquisitions in the MATTER community

According to Emergen Research, the patient engagement industry is valued at $13.49 billion. In the first quarter of 2022, three patient engagement startups in the MATTER community were acquired: Pack Health was acquired by Quest Diagnostics; Healthy Interactions was acquired by VillageMD; and TapCloud was acquired by WellSky.

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Meet the newest members of the MATTER startup community

April 6, 2022

In the first quarter of 2022, 13 startups joined the MATTER community. MATTER’s newest startups are located across three countries and six U.S. states and are bringing digital health and medical device innovations to sectors across the healthcare ecosystem — from women’s health to aging.

If you’re interested in joining the MATTER community, you can apply today or request more information and a…

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MATTER Startup Spotlight: Seven Starling

March 28, 2022

Making high-quality mental healthcare more accessible for new mothers

According to the Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance, one in five women will experience maternal mental health conditions during pregnancy or the first year after pregnancy, and 75 percent of women who experience maternal mental health symptoms will go untreated.

Tina Beilinson, CEO and co-founder of MATTER member Se…

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MATTER startup shoutouts: March 2022

March 8, 2022

Every day, innovators across the MATTER community are building new solutions that accelerate innovation, advance care and improve lives. Here’s a look into some of the most noteworthy headlines from startup members in our community over the past few months.

MATTER members raised over $200M over the last three months.

AMOpportunities raised $2M in a Series A2 to invest in staffing, technolog…

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