Zebra Medical Raised $30M for Automated AI Based Radiology
10 June, 2018
Zebra Medical Vision uses deep learning to create Imaging Analytics Platform. It’s recent announcements were the CE approval of CT brain bleed and mammography lesion detection algorithms
Zebra Medical Vision from Kibbutz Shefayim near Tel Aviv completed a $30M in C round funding, bringing the total investment in the company to $50M. The company also company is unveiled its latest product: A comprehensive AI Chest X-Ray Reader. The investment round was led by aMoon Ventures with the participation of strategic healthcare investors Aurum, Johnson & Johnson Innovation JJDC Inc. and Intermountain Healthcare and leading global AI scientists Professor Fei Fei Lee and Richard Socher. These new investors are joining a list of existing investors Khosla Ventures, NVIDIA, Marc Benioff, OurCrowd and Dolby Ventures who also participated in this C round.
The chest x-ray AI analytics product was trained using nearly 2 million images to identify 40 different common clinical findings. The results of the study (Textray chest x-ray research) establish a new bar for AI research in medical imaging, demonstrating high rates of agreement between the algorithm and human radiologist experts. This publication continues Zebra-Med’s mission to drive a higher standard of care across the radiology domain and collaborate with the medical community to improve patient care.
Zebra Medical Vision uses deep learning to create its Imaging Analytics Platform. The Company was founded in 2014 by Eyal Toledano, Eyal Gura, and Elad Benjamin and funded by Khosla Ventures, Marc Benioff, Intermountain Investment Fund, OurCrowd and Dolby Ventures. It has received the CE regulatory mark for seven of its products, and continues to build a strong pipeline of AI based products. It’s most recent announcements were the CE approval of CT brain bleed and mammography lesion detection algorithms. On its path to build the world’s most comprehensive visual lab, the company’s current and future arsenal of AI algorithms is bundled into a unique $1 per scan offering to hospitals, in order to meet the vision of scalable and affordable care globally.