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Healthline Receives $21 Million for Health Search Engine
July 17, 2007

Healthline raised $21 Million from GE/NBC Universal’s Peacock Equity Fund, Aetna Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, U.S. News and World Report, VantagePoint Venture Partners and Reed Elsevier Ventures.

What does Healthline do?

Healthline provides a search engine for health and health related items.

VCU says:

Healthline was founded as in 1999 and stuck around until it was re-launched as Healthline Networks in 2005. According to Healthline, they have become a top 10 health information destination site with over 4.2 million monthly unique visitors generating over 17 million page views per month.

Their current search engine provides comprehensive health content, from information on diseases to symptoms and drugs. Their search engine was developed in conjunction with physicians. They have an astounding terminology database of over one million medical terms and consumer-friendly synonyms, as well as 70,000 medical concepts. Their taxonomy gives structure and organization to the information.

Interesting virtual world and market place. Take a look at Heatlthline.




Read more about GE Commercial Finance here.

Read more about Kaiser Permanente Ventures here.

Read more about VantagePoint Venture Partners here.

Read more about Reed Elsevier Ventures here.

Aetna Ventures – NA
U.S. News and World Report – NA


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