Funding & Deal Highlights:
DispatchHealth, a Denver, Colo.-based provider of in-home health care, raised $135.8 million in Series C funding. Optum Ventures led the round and was joined by investors including Alta Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures, and new investors Oak HC/FT and Humana.
Optimize.health, a Seattle-based provider of reimbursement software for remote patient care, raised $3.5M in seed funding from Bonfire Ventures.
Treehouse Games, a Los Angeles-based developer of cooperative games, raised $2.6M in seed funding. LVP led, and was joined by Transcend Fund and Kristian Segestrale.
Tatch is a New York startup that’s building a flexible, lightweight patch that can help users gather the data needed to diagnose sleep disorders, including sleep apnea. Tatch’s team tells TechCrunch that the startup just closed a $4.25M round of seed funding led by Spark Capital.
Armored Things, the crowd intelligence software company, announces it has raised $7M in additional seed funding led by Will Ventures with participation from Splunk, provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, and existing investors Glasswing Ventures, iNovia and MassVentures.
Velox, the future of front office technology, announces that it has secured $2.5M in strategic funding from ETFS Capital.
Satelytics, a Toledo, OH-based geospatial analytics company, receives a $5M investment from bp, through its venturing business.
Gilead, in the latest cancer bet, puts $275M into immunotherapy startup Pionyr.
French drugmaker Sanofi has agreed to a potential $2B vaccines deal with Translate Bio, expanding their collaboration in the development of an inoculation against COVID-19 and sending the U.S. biotech company’s shares soaring.
LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. announces that it has acquired the business and assets of Artegraft, Inc. for $90M, including $72.5M in cash paid at closing as well as potential earnout payments of $17.5M payable based upon future sales of the acquired business. Under the terms of the deal, LeMaitre will continue to operate Artegraft’s manufacturing facility in North Brunswick, NJ for at least three and a half years and will retain most of Artegraft’s employees, including 7 sales & marketing personnel.
RJD Partners acquires Improve International, a provider for continuing education in the veterinary sector.