Boston Tech Watch: Buoy Health, Cambridge Crops, Polarity & More

August 20, 2019

This week, we’re tracking venture capital deals in digital health, augmented reality for the enterprise, wellness, and food tech. Read on for details.

—Buoy Health said it snagged $15 million in a Series B funding round led by Hambrecht Ducera Growth Ventures, which was joined in the investment by Humana (NYSE: HUM), F-Prime Capital Partners, and Optum Ventures. Boston-based Buoy developed a chatbot that provides users with information about health symptoms they’re experiencing, and can guide them through next steps, such as visiting a nearby pharmacy or calling their doctor.

Buoy previously raised at least $9.2 million from investors. Last year, it formed a partnership with CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) to make it simple for patients who use Buoy’s app or website to get checked out at one of CVS’s MinuteClinic locations.

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