UnitedHealth Group’s Health Services Business Creates Optum Ventures, a $250M Venture Fund
UnitedHealth Group (UNH)’s Optum health services business announced recently the creation of Optum Ventures, a $250M venture fund focused on investing in startup and early-stage companies whose innovations will help advance the health care system.
Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 133,000 people worldwide, Optum delivers intelligent, integrated solutions that help to modernize the health system and improve overall population health. Optum is part of UnitedHealth Group (UNH).
Optum Ventures specifically invests in digital health companies that use data and insights to help improve consumers’ access to health care services and how care is delivered and paid for, and that make the health care system more reliable and easier to navigate.