Tagged: health

Indiegogo Life Debuts New Medical Fundraising Page

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On Wednesday,  Indiegogo announced a new feature on its other platform, Indiegogo Life: A fundraising page dedicated to medical projects. The global crowdfunding platform declared: “Though the uninsured rate among US adults has dropped more than 4 percentage points since passage of the Affordable Care… Read More

The Kingii Crowd-First Tactics & Go-to-Market Strategy with Crowdfunding

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After losing a close friend in a drowning accident, California-based entrepreneur, Tom Agapiades, created Kingii. Founded in early 2014, Kingii is dedicated to water safety, and is on a mission to affect the sad statistic of more than 372,000 people who die from drowning accidents… Read More

Aescuvest is New Investment Crowdfunding Platform Focused Totally On MedTech & Health


When the Crowd Helps Women to Become Pregnant Entrepreneurs Juliane Zielonka and Julia Lazaro are two energetic founders in the sprawling Berlin startup scene. Their latest creation, LARACompanion, is designed to help families with their desire to have children. LARACompanion is the derivative of a women’s… Read More

Crowdfunding is Impacting the Global Economy

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  Innovation means creating something that makes a process or product more efficient. The result can be a price reduction passed on to consumers in the short run, or an increase in the speed at which a business operates. Ultimately, innovation serves as the backbone… Read More

Reminova Offers US & UK Investors Chance to Fund “Revolutionary Tooth Building Invention”

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A trip to the dentist is right up there with visiting your bank or calling your ISP. While probably not as bad as calling your ISP, dentistry today will be consider barbaric in the not so distant future and Reminova views itself as a significant… Read More

Acar’Up Raises €100,000 in Under One Hour on MyMicroInvest in Belgium

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Acar’Up, a pharmaceutical laboratory specialising in the fight against allergies set itself a challenge to raise €100,000 in 1 hour.  The goal was met in just 8 minutes. According to company representatives, Acar’Up set a window to invest on June 1st, from 12 noon to 1PM…. Read More

Crowdfunding Platforms Continue to Raise Millions of Dollars For Nepal Nearly 60 Days After Devastating Earthquake

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Back in April, the country of Nepal was devastated by earthquake that killed more than 8,800 people and injured more than 23,000. This caused various organizations to spring into action and launch campaigns on crowdfunding platforms to help those in need. Now, nearly 60 days later, various… Read More

Nike & Sonos Designers Hook Up on Crowdfunding Campaign for “Cur” Pain Relief Wearable

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Nike, Jibo and Sonos design veterans have partnered up to create a “Cur” a smart pain relief wearable that wants to provide a solution to chronic pain, something that impacts more than half of the adults in the US. If you are someone that lives with chronic… Read More

Fans of Surfer Blood Guitarist Thomas Fekete Flock to GoFundMe Following Rare Cancer Diagnosis

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Seeking the help from his fans, Surfer Blood’s Thomas Fekete launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise $76,000 for his medical bills. The alternative rock band’s guitarist revealed the news that he was diagnosed with the rare cancer, which continues to spread throughout his body:… Read More

Seth Rogen Participates in Crowdrise Holiday Challenge to Raise Funds For His Alzheimer’s Organization Hilarity for Charity

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Seeking support for the battle against the disease, Alzheimer’s, Knocked Up star Seth Rogen has joined forces with Crowdrise to raise funds for his charity organization Hilarity for Charity during the Crowdrise Holiday Challenge. Hilarity for Charity is an organization that takes a new approach to fighting… Read More

Uber Detroit Launches #UberPartnerKen Movement; Seeks Help For Sick Driver’s GoFundMe Campaign

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On Tuesday, popular car service, Uber Detroit, asked riders to help a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe for a driver with stage four cancer to pay off his mortgage. According to Detroit News, Uber announced that it will donate $1 to the crowdfunding campaign for each rider that… Read More

Female Health App Club Announces New $2 Million Funding Round

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The female health app Clue, which helps women around the world track their periods and understand their bodies, today announced its latest funding round of $2 million. Brigitte Mohn, a German private investor, French Groupe Arnault, the controlling shareholder of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis… Read More

UFC’s Mark Coleman Shares Appreciation For GoFundMe Donors


Last week, Crowdfund Insider shared details about a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe that was dedicated to former UFC champion, Mark Coleman. The initiative was started by his longtime training partner and friend, Wes Sims and the funds were to help pay for medical bills that Coleman… Read More

UFC’s Wes Sims Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Help Mark Coleman with Medical Bills


Seeks to help a friend in need, UFC alum, Wes Sims has hit GoFundMe to raise $100,000 for his longtime training partner and notably “The Godfather of Ground and Pound ” Mark Coleman. Stating what made him turn to the crowdfunding platform for help, Sim wrote:… Read More

Valencia Technologies Implants its 48th Blood Pressure Patient; Continues Equity Crowdfunding


The employees of Valencia Technologies Corporation announced on Monday that they have implanted their 48th patient with the company’s radically small device for the treatment of high blood pressure last month. Early results in this randomized, double-blinded, controlled trial are compelling and provide the Valencia with a high degree… Read More

First Time Dad Refuses to Give Up on His Special Needs Son; Launches GoFundMe Campaign For Living Costs

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Auckland, New Zealand native and first time father, Samuel Forrest, was so excited when his wife told him that they were expecting a child. Everything went well during the pregnancy and there were no worries what’s so ever on the delivery day. Unfortunately, Forrest’s life… Read More

PathoMap Finds DNA Fragments of Anthrax & Bubonic Plague in NYC Subway

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PathoMap ran a small crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in 2013. While the organizers did not fare so well in raising funds from the crowd, that did not deter the project from moving forward. The flexible crowdfunding campaign by Weill Cornell Medical College only raised $757… Read More

FitLinxx Hits Indiegogo to Raise Funds for New Heart Rate Wearable Device

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On Tuesday (December 30th), Massachusetts-based FitLinxx launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $50,000 for its product, AmpStripTM. The new device is a heart rate and activity wearable revolutionizing athletes’ ability to make better training decisions and improve performance. Interested athletes, fitness enthusiasts and… Read More

Supporters Near & Far Help to Raise Funds on GoFundMe for Rare Cancer Research

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Seeking to help her terminally ill sister battle an extremely rare cancer, Louisiana resident Ann Marie Haynie has launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe called Love for Liza Fund. According to the campaign, Liza discovered she had Synovial Sarcoma, which is found in the joints of the arm, neck… Read More

Parkinson’s Institute & Clinical Center Quickly Raises Over $140,000 on Indiegogo

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The Parkinson’s Institute & Clinical Center located in Sunnyvale, California, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo last week and the project quickly jumped to over $140,000 on a quarter million dollar goal.  The flexible funding project has received a nice Holiday Season boost as the… Read More