Hometeam Scores $27.5 Million from Investors

After a year in which home care startups secured eye-popping sums from investors, 2016 has started out with yet another extraordinary funding: New York-based Hometeam on Monday announced a $27.5 million Series B round. Venture-growth equity fund Oak HC/FT joined existing investors Lux Capital, IA Ventures and Recruit Strategic Partners in this round. The capital […]

The Biggest Home Health Care News of 2015

Home Health Care News kept readers on the forefront of breaking news throughout the home health and home care industry in 2015. The year was marked by rapidly-changing regulations and a booming emergence of app-based caregiving services. From policy changes to major acquisitions and reports on the biggest players in the industry, here’s a list […]

High-Profile Startup Honor Expands to New Market

Honor, the home care startup that raised $20 million earlier this year, is branching out from its Bay Area hub to begin offering services in Los Angeles as of today. As part of the L.A. rollout, Honor is making $100,000 available for free home care in the Southern California metropolis. It’s part of a pledge […]

Home Care Startup Doubles Down on Affordability

Affordability is the name of the game for eCaregivers, a home care tech startup touting caregiver rates approximately 50% below the national median hourly rate. It’s one of the latest entrants in an increasingly crowded field of startups leveraging technology to match clients and caregivers. Launched in May, eCaregivers provides a centralized platform through which […]

HomeHero’s 12-Minute Formula for Matching Seniors, Caregivers

It appears that speed is of the essence among high-profile tech startups looking to shake up how home care providers connect with clients. Seniors will be able to connect with home care professionals in 12 minutes or less thanks to a new 15-point algorithm developed by California-based startup HomeHero, a company that’s been likened to “the […]

Hometeam Joins Startup Fray with $11 Million and Expansion Plans

By transitioning out of stealth mode and announcing an expansion to nine new markets, New York-based Hometeam has become the latest home care startup to make waves as an increasing number of companies vie to transform the industry. Among its new markets will be San Francisco and Los Angeles, meaning that Hometeam will go from concentrating on […]

Editor’s Picks: Face-to-Face Reform, $20M HomeHero Investment

The HHCN team wishes all our readers a star-spangled 4th of July. If you’re looking to catch up on some reading during the long weekend, here are some of our most popular recent stories. HHCN Most Read Proposed Law to Reform Face-to-Face Requirement—Simple in theory, unworkable in practice. So says Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) of […]

Disruptive Home Care Startup Raises $20 Million to Expand

HomeHero, a California-based startup disrupting the way in-home caregivers and clients connect with each other, has secured $20 million in Series A funding and is expanding into new markets. The company, which launched in January 2014, now has raised a total of $23 million. This round was led by Graham Holdings Company with participation from Social+Capital […]

New Tech Startup Launches Online Resource for Hiring Home Care Aides

Families looking to hire an in-home caregiver for their loved ones now have another resource at their disposal with the launch of a new tech-based startup company. HomeHero, a Santa Monica, California-based startup backed by technology studio Science Inc., provides an online marketplace families can visit to find, hire and manage in-home care for seniors.  […]