Tagged: medical

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

Give To Cure Launches Crowdfunding Nonprofit to Accelerate Drug Clinical Trials (Infographic)

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This week, Give To Cure announced the launch of its nonprofit platform that accelerates drug development through “cure-funding,” or funding promising clinical trials directly and transparently by harnessing the power of the crowd. Lou Reese, co-founder of Give To Cure, stated: “We’ve created a science-driven community that… Read More

Crowdrise Teams Up With TV Personality Nicole Myint to Launch Fourth 24 Hour Impact Project

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Earlier this week, crowdfunding platform Crowdrise initiated its fourth 24 Hour Impact Project. This campaign was created to help change lives of certain individuals within 24 hours. According to News Medical, Crowdrise flew Saturday night personality, Nicole Myint, to El Campo, Honduras with the goal of helping… Read More

Electrospinning Company Seeks £450,000 on SyndicateRoom For Synthetic Corneal Epithelial Transplant

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Electrospinning Company, a UK SME that was established in 2010 to develop products utilizing the world-class electrospinning platform, has launched an crowdfunding campaign on SyndicateRoom to raise £450,000 for what it believes to the world’s first synthetic corneal epithelial transplant. The company noted that corneal blindness affects around… Read More

Rare Genomics Institute’s Ana Sanfilippo Reveals Details About New Crowdfunding Campaigns With Indiegogo

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Earlier this week, Rare Genomics Institute (RG), announced that the launching of ten separate crowdfunding campaigns to help patients with rare diseases pinpoint the causes of their illnesses. All amounts raised will go towards exome sequencing, which is a method of partial genome sequencing to find… 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

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

Picwell Secures $4M in Series A Funding Led By MassMutual Ventures

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Picwell, the company that focuses on providing a recommendation engine for health plan selection, today announced that it has closed its Series A round of funding totaling more than $4 million. MassMutual Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), led the… Read More

Overfunding on SyndicateRoom, Fertility Focus Says Exit Could Deliver 10X Return to Investors, According to Company

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The UK company Fertility Focus  and its product Ovusense is said to deliver a 99% accuracy in predicting ovulation.  The company states that 30% of women have ovulatary issues – most of which are difficult to discern.  They also state that over 50% of women are… Read More