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 […]

Honor Adds Rapid Response On-Demand Home Care Service

Home care startup Honor has added an on-demand feature to its caregiver booking portal that allows seniors to request visits on an as-needed basis, enabling rapid responses for patients being discharged from the hospital and in other situations, the company announced last week. The new facet of Honor, deemed Honor Now, guarantees that customers will […]

What the Tech Startup Boom Means for Home Care’s Future

As cutting-edge tech startups continue to make a splash in the home health sector, their success could perhaps pave the way for mega companies like Google to make a play in the space. But industry professionals have differing viewpoints on what such a future might look like. At a time when investment dollars in senior […]

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 […]

CEO Interview: Why Honor is Donating $1 Million in Free Home Care

Home care startup Honor generated a lot of buzz by locking down $20 million from a group of high-profile investors in April. Now, the company that is seeking to disrupt the private duty industry is rolling out to a broader market and will be donating a total of $1 million in free home care across […]