Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 million in private funding

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million (£11 million) in a funding round led by life science analytics firm IQVIA IQV.N.

Belong.Life said it planned to use the funds to advance its cancer social network, which is gaining traction among global healthcare providers, payers and life science companies.

It is also investing in a new platform designed to improve patient engagement, education, compliance and satisfaction.

The funding round included The Group Ventures and existing investors.

“Belong can utilise and complement IQVIA’s solutions to transform patient engagement,” said Tal Rosenberg, senior vice president of global technology solutions at IQVIA.

Reporting by Steven Scheer; Editing by Tova Cohen