AngelMD Releases Q1 2018 Private Healthcare Investment Report

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Pain Management and Addiction Medication saw investments total over $200 million in Q1

Top geographical areas for funding in Q1, as compiled by AngelMD.

Top geographical areas for funding in Q1, as compiled by AngelMD.

Today AngelMD has released its findings from the company’s quarterly report on private healthcare investing. By carefully analysing over 500 individual Federal Trade Commission Form D filings, AngelMD is able to provide a granular representation of the funding landscape for 2018 thus far to AngelMD Premium members.

The report details that, generally speaking, healthcare startups continue to attract significant funding in 2018, with a median investment size of $1.64 million. Among these seed-stage investments below $2 million, Endocrinology, Respiratory Services, and Emergency Services paced significantly higher than they did in 2017.

“The power of AngelMD is in our network,” said AngelMD CEO Tobin Arthur. “We understand that the more information our members have, the more they are able to make intelligent decisions as evaluators, investors, and advisors in cutting-edge healthcare innovations. Our Private Healthcare Investment Reports are one of several new tools being made available to AngelMD Premium members”

AngelMD research also unearthed interesting figures related to investments from different states. Geographically, Massachusetts gathered $721 million in Q1 funding, significantly closing the gap between the state and California. That said, California still outpaces the rest of the country, accounting for $821 million in Q1 funding. Interestingly, more money was raised in Boston ($634 million) than in San Francisco ($383 million), which elevates Boston to the top of the funding list for Q1 2018.

The full Q1 report is available to the public at Subsequent reports will only be made available to AngelMD Premium members. The AngelMD Premium package includes a host of features that enable better decision making for healthcare investors:

Exclusive intelligence - Business and Investor Insider reports feature promising startups, relay network feedback, and show polling results from AngelMD members.
Reporting - Access to the Quarterly and Annual AngelMD Private Healthcare Investment Reports
Content - The Startup Insider Podcast
Alpha Conference - AngelMD Premium members get discounted and early access to the premiere investment and healthcare event.

About AngelMD
AngelMD is an investment and networking platform connecting innovative medical startups, physicians, investors, and industry partners. Leading physicians from all over the US have joined AngelMD to help source, evaluate and advise companies in biotechnology, medical device, and healthcare technology. For more information, visit

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