Tagged: medical

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

Overfunding: SuperCarers Quickly Smashes £500,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

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Less than one week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, SuperCarers, has successfully secured its initial £500,000 from more than 100 investors. The online care platform, which curates a personal matchmaking service where families can find vetted, reliable and compassionate carers for loved ones, is seeking the… Read More

OurCrowd Launches $50M Digital Health Fund – “OurCrowd Qure”

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Global investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has announced the creation of the first digital health fund labeled OurCrowd Qure.  OurCrowd has partnered with Johns Hopkins University in the creation of the fund with management tasked to Dr. Yossi Bahagon and Allen Kamer. OurCrowd Qure will accept up… Read More

Online Care Platform SuperCarers Set to Hit Seedrs: Seeks £500,000 to Drive Growth

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On Monday, online care platform, SuperCarers, announced it was launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The website is seeking 500,000, which will be geared towards growth and development. The website curates a personal matchmaking service where families can find vetted, reliable and compassionate carers… Read More

Social Network For Health “HealthUnlocked” Quickly Raises £1M on Crowdcube

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HealthUnlocked, a social network for health, has recently launched a Crowdcube campaign to raise nearly £1.5 million as it plans to expand its team. The website reportedly raised £3.5 million from London and Silicon Valley investors before making its way to the equity crowdfunding platform…. Read More

Supporters of CNN Dubbed “Real Fault in Our Stars” Couple Launch GoFundMe For Them to See One Another

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Supporters of Katie and Dalton Prager, the dubbed real “Fault in Our Stars” couple by CNN, have launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise $15,000 so that Dalton may be able to see Katie before she passes away from cystic fibrosis. Both husband and… Read More

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

Brief: London Doctor Clinic Surpasses £600,000 Funding Goal on Crowdcube

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With less than 48 hours until its Crowdcube campaign is set to close, the London Doctors Clinic has successfully secured its initial £600,000 funding goal thanks to nearly 250 investors. The clinic launched the initiative earlier this summer. As previously reported, the London Doctors Clinic… Read More

Queen’s University Scientists Unveils Crowdfunding Platform Dedicated to Northern Ireland Cancer Research Projects

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A group of Queen’s University scientists announced this week the launch of their crowdfunding platform, ResearchFunderNI, which is dedicated to raising funds for various cancer research projects in Northern Ireland. ResearchFunderNi revealed it has partnered with cancer and medical research charities to collect funding for… Read More

Time For a Checkup: London Doctors Clinic Looks to Raise £600,000 on Crowdcube

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London Doctors Clinic has recently launched an equity crowdfunding initiative through Crowdcube with a mission to raise £600,000 as it prepares to expand its services throughout England’s capital. The clinic currently offers 15-minute consultations to the city’s residents starting at £55. Since its commercial debut in 2015,… Read More

Brief: Watsi Teams Up With Patientco to Fund Medical Procedures Throughout the World

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This week, crowdfunding platform Watsi has formed a new partnership with healthcare payments technology company Patientco to fund medical procedures throughout the world. According to the new partners, Patientco will pay it forward by donating $5 to Watsi for every attendee badge scanned at its 2016 Annual National Institute of the… Read More

Humans of New York Seeks $1M on Generosity to Fight Pediatric Cancer

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On Thursday, Humans of New York launched its 8th crowdfunding initiative through Indiegogo’s Generosity platform to raise $1 million for pediatric cancer research. The nonprofit organization teamed up with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for this new project.  Sharing details about the project, Humans of New… Read More

Former Apple Watch Developer Seeks Funds on Indiegogo For At-Home Blood Test Startup “Cor”

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Last week, former Apple Watch developer, Bob Messerschmidt, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $50,000 for his new at-home blood testing company, Cor. Cor reportedly measures consumer’s blood chemistry. It is described as a general wellness product that delivers personalized and customized health insights, while tracking… Read More

The American Cancer Society Seeks Funds on Crowdrise For Post-Doctoral Medical Research Grants

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The American Cancer Society, an organization dedicated to finding the cure for various cancers, has recently launched a funding initiative on Crowdrise to raise funds for post-doctoral research grants. The organization, which is will be looking to secure $200,000 for, stated: “Our CrowdRise initiative gives… Read More

Axol Bioscience Surpasses £600,000 on SyndicateRoom; Sought Funds For Expansion & Research

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Axol Bioscience, a UK-based startup that specializes in human cell culture, has captured £600,000 through its equity crowdfunding round on SyndicateRoom in just over four weeks. The company is raising funds to dramatically accelerate revenue growth and international expansion, as well as to support further product… Read More

Royal College of Surgeons to Deter Crowdfunding of Breast Implants

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Web sites such as MyFreeImplants may encounter a new challenge, at least in the UK. According to a report in the Sunday Times, doctors who perform surgery on women who have crowdfunded breast implants “could find themselves in front of the [ General Medical Council] GMC… Read More

Simon Fraser University Professor Jeremy Snyder on Crowdfunding Medical Bills: “It Ignores the Core Problem”

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As more and more people continue to turn to crowdfunding for personal needs, professor of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University, Jeremy Snyder, cautions those who use the funding method for medical bills. During a recent interview with CBC News, Snyder stated that rather than filling in… 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

Nonprofit Crowdfunding Platform Consano Launches “Honor Funds” Website For Medical Research

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Consano, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit crowdfunding platform that focuses on medical research campaigns, today announced the launch of Honor Funds, a new initiative that allows individuals and groups to create a dedicated online hub to raise funds for a specific research project. Consano developed the Honor… Read More