Crowdfunding in healthcare isn’t easy – Health Tech Hatch turns to Indiegogo to make it work

Health Tech HatchHealth Tech Hatch, a site launched last fall as a crowdfunding site specifically for health startups, is joining forces with one of the biggest crowdfunding platforms on the web, Indiegogo.

From the beginning, the company planned to help health startups both crowdfund and beta test their products with patients and physicians. But now, founder and CEO Patricia Salber said Health Tech Hatch plans to focus more closely on the beta testing side, while working on the crowdfunding piece through Indiegogo.

“We quickly learned that it’s really, really hard to raise much money if you’re trying to raise for a startup company [that isn’t] any of the companies that have a cool device,” she said.

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