Tagged: healthcare

OurCrowd’s Qure Fund Leads Investment in DarioHealth Corp

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  Investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd was the lead investor a $5.1 million funding round for DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ:DRIO).  OurCrowd’s funding came via their dedicated digital health fund Qure which invested $2.5 million of the $5.1 million total with $2 million of gross proceeds being subject… Read More

SyndicateRoom Reports First Exit for Investors as Oval is Acquired by US based Healthcare Manufacturer

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Oval Medical raised £1,118,647 in August 2014 crowdfunding on SyndicateRoom. The offer saw the participation of 40 SyndicateRoom investors. The company offered 25% equity in the EIS qualified investment.  Today Oval is announcing it has been acquired by SMC Ltd., a US-based contract manufacturer in… Read More

UK & India Partner on Tech Summit. Fintech Labeled Next Big Transformation in India

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Fintech is emerging as the next big transformation in India India and the UK held a joint Tech Summit on November 7-9 in New Delhi, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India emphasized close collaboration between the two nations during his remarks because it was “vital that India… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Platform For Healthcare RedCrow Launches

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On Tuesday, RedCrow officially launched its equity crowdfunding platform. that is dedicated to investments in the healthcare and medtech sectors. RedCrow was founded by a former Morgan Stanley financial Advisor, CEO Brian Smith, and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and entrepreneur, chairman Jerry Harrison. The… Read More

Brief: Healthcare Crowdfunding Platform Medstartr Announces Winners of the Momentum 2015 Conference

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On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform focused on Healthcare Innovation, MedStartr, announced the winners of the MedStartr Momentum 2015 Conference. More than 200 attended the conference held at NYC’s Microsoft Technology Center generating 12 million impressions on Twitter with hashtag #MedMo15. Speakers at the first full-day conference included:… Read More

MPIRICA Health Secures $400K OurCrowd First Investment; Eduardo Shoval Joins Board

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MPIRICA Health Inc., a healthcare transparency company based in Bellevue, Washington, today announced a $400,000 investment from OurCrowd First, an early­stage seed fund with OurCrowd, one of the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platforms. The funding coincides with a free­to­employers release of MPIRICA’s Surgeon Quality Scores,… Read More

New Marketplace Lender PrimaHealth Credit Finances Elective Healthcare

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Internet finance is quickly replacing brick and mortar banks. While the days of healing to your local branch to try and charm a curmudgeonly loan officer may be numbered, there is still tons of finance verticals prime for disruption.  PrimaHealth Credit is targeting one of… Read More

American Healthcare Lending Renames to Prosper Healthcare Lending Just A Few Months After Prosper Marketplace Acquisition

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Patient financing company, American Healthcare Lending (AHCL), announced this week that it has officially changed its name to Prosper Healthcare Lending (PHL). This change comes after AHCL was acquired in January by Prosper Marketplace, which operates the largest privately held online marketplace for credit. PHL will continue… Read More

Healthcare Crowdfunding Platform Right to Live Seeks to Help Those Struggling with Medical Issues in India

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A medical crowdfunding platform called Right to Live is looking for donors to help those struggling with healthcare expenses in India. The Bangalore-based platform is on a mission to create a transparent healthcare network that will enable financial donors, organizations, the corporate section and the government to come together to… Read More

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame Teams Up With Kickstarter-Success WakaWaka Portable Solar Power Technology To Enhance Global Health & Safety

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Extreme energy poverty serves as a critical issue facing the global community. In fact, over 90% of residents in Liberia and Sierra Leone, which serve as hotbeds for the Ebola virus, suffer from a lack of access to electricity. In an effort to defeat extreme energy poverty and… Read More

CEO of MD Insider Shares Details About Crowdfunding Success

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With his company continuing to enjoy the success of its recent crowdfunding campaign, CEO of MD Insider, David Norris, discussed his experience with the funding method with the Wall Street Journal this week. As previously reported, the data healthcare innovator, which significantly reduces healthcare costs for employers, announced… Read More

American Heart Association Launches Chicago Open Innovation Challenge

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The American Heart Association announced today (August 11th) the launch of its first Chicago Open Innovation Challenge, a crowdsourced, crowdfunded and judged competition to uncover new innovative tools to prevent or manage heart disease and stroke. The top three finalists will receive grants from the… Read More

Ryan Lewis Launches 30/30 Project Campaign on Indiegogo

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Raising funds for a cause so close to him, American rapper Ryan Lewis launched the 30/30 Project campaign on Indiegogo and is seeking to raise $100,000 to help build HIV clinics in Malawi. During a recent interview, Mr. Lewis revealed that his mother, Julie Lewis,… Read More