Tagged: health

London Doctors Clinic to Finish Crowdcube Run With Over £800,000

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Set to finish its Crowdcube campaign today, London Doctors Clinic has successfully secured over £800,000 from nearly 350 investors. The clinic took to the equity crowdfunding platform last month to raise a minimum of £600,000. The clinic currently offers 15-minute consultations to London’s residents starting at a low… Read More

Indiegogo Alum ieCrowd Announces Crowdfunder Initiative Launch

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On Tuesday, Indiegogo alum, ieCrowd, announced the launch of its Crowdfunder equity crowdfunding campaign. The company’s key focus is to bring health innovations to the marketplace and its previous Indiegogo campaign was dedicated to its DEET-free mosquito repellent, Kite Shield. The company revealed: “ieCrowd’s commercialization process… Read More

Health & Wellness Brand Chris James Mind Body Taps Into Crowdfunding: Seeks Funds on AngelsDen For UK & International Expansion

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Chris James Mind Body, a premiere health and wellness brand, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on AngelsDen to raise £100,000. The company currently offers products of health supplements and protocols, this includes 12Days, 3R Cleanse, Gorgeous Greens, Brilliant Biotic, Magical Multi, Hello Aloe and… Read More

Hench Nutrition Seeks £300,000 on Crowdcube For Sports Products & Accessories Expansion

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Norwich-based Hench Nutrition has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £300,000 as it prepares to expand its sport nutritional products and accessories. The company, which was launched in 2011 by John Horwell, offers a range of premium quality sports nutrition products that have been advertised… Read More

Pebble’s Third Crowdfunding Campaign Nears $12M During the Final Week on Kickstarter

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With its third Kickstarter campaign set to close on Wednesday, tech startup Pebble has successfully secured nearly $12 million from over 62,700 backers. Pebble launched the campaign on the funding portal last month to raise $1 million for its new products,  Pebble 2, Time 2, and… Read More

Despite Kickstarter Fame Pebble Lays Off 25% Of Its Staff

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Last year, Pebble hit Kickstarter for its new watch and surpassed its initial goal within just mere hours. By the end of its funding round, the startup gained $20,338,986 from 78,471 backers, which made its initiative the most funded project on the crowdfunding giant’s platform. The company previously found… Read More

Brief: HBO to Air Quincy Jones’ Kickstarter-Funded Standup Special (Video)

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Following his appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show last week, Quincy Jones’ Kickstarter-backed standup special is set to air on HBO. The crowdfunding initiative was launched by Quincy’s friend and fellow comedian Nicole Blaine alongside her husband Mickey Blaine. It secured $50,273 from 1,204 backers. While on the talk show, Quincy shared… Read More

Revlon’s LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge Secures $2.75M for Women’s Health

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On Wednesday, beauty empire, Revlon, announced the winner of its LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge, the company’s new crowdfunding philanthropic platform. Beginning in September, organizations dedicated to women’s cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, competed to raise the most funds to win a million dollar… Read More

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

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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