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Healthcare IT Rocks First Quarter with $1.4B in VC Funding

Spotlight on Limelight: Mobile-Focused Firm Attracting More InvestmentsOn Thursday, MHW was privy to a new report indicating the impressive growth of VC funding in the healthcare IT space during the first quarter of this year.

Mercom Capital Group is out with its latest report on funding and mergers and acquisitions activity for the Healthcare Information Technology (IT) / Digital Health sector for Q1 2016.

The report covers deals of all sizes globally.

VC funding, including private equity and corporate venture capital, increased 27 percent quarter over quarter, coming in at $1.4B (billion) in 146 deals compared to $1.1B in 145 deals in Q4 2015; it was also up 74 percent year over year. Corporate funding including VC, Debt and Public Market Financing for Q1 2016 was $1.5B.

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