HLTH, a new event series covering innovation in healthcare, has raised $5m in venture capital funding.
The round was led by Primary Venture Partners and Launch Capital with participation from healthcare leaders and influencers.
The funds will be used to accelerate the development of the event.
Launched by Jonathan Weiner and Anil Aggarwal, the founders of the fintech (Money20/20) and commerce (Shoptalk) events and Venture Partners at Oak HC/FT, HLTH will be held on May 6-9, 2018 at the ARIA Las Vegas. More than 2,000 attendees – including established payers, providers, employers, pharma services, disruptive startups, prolific investors, representatives from government, analysts and media – are expected at the inaugural event, which covers the technologies and trends that are fundamentally reshaping healthcare and provides a platform to learn, collaborate and evolve.
It will feature more than 300 speakers, with more than 60 already confirmed, including healthcare focused startups that have raised over $3 billion.