Tagged: cancer

Update: UK Biotech Imagen Set to Close Crowdcube Round With Nearly £900,000 Raised

  Imagen, a UK-based biotech company, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with nearly £900,000 in funding secured. The funding round was launched last month originally seeking £600,000. It has now attracted more than 640 Crowdcube investors.  As previously reported, Imagen… Read More

Overfunding: UK Biotech Imagen Quickly Surpasses £600,000 Crowdfunding Target on Crowdcube

Imagen, a UK-based biotech company, has successfully secured its initial £600,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2007, Imagen is on a mission to improve the outcomes of cancer patients by accelerating drug discovery and the development of new cancer… Read More

20/20 Gene Systems Biotech SeedInvest/Crowdcube Campaign Now 1090%+ Overfunding

Machine learning, algorithms, early cancer detection, successful intervention? 20/20 GeneSystems, a digital diagnostics company with the core mission of reducing cancer mortality in the U.S. and around the world through early detection, sells what it believes to be the first multi-cancer blood test powered by real-world… Read More

CataloniaBio Member Cebiotex Crowdequity Round Now Live on CapitalCell: Fighting Pediatric Cancer

Cebiotex, a CataloniaBio member, has launched a new crowdequity campaign to raise €650,000 through CapitalCell in order to ensure its first drug, CEB-01 for post-op treatment of soft-tissue sarcomas, reaches pediatric oncology. The campaign is part of a larger €1.6-million round of funding; since launching, the… Read More

Batu Biologics Completes Equity Crowdfunding Round With $1.3 Million in Funding

Batu Biologics, an immuno-oncology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapies, announced on Monday the closing of its Regulation 506(c) equity crowdfunding offering on EquityNet after successfully securing $1.3 Million in funding. The funding round was launched in May 2017 and was… Read More

BCN Biotech Aromics Nears 100K€ Crowdfunding on Capital Cell

Aromics, a privately-owned development stage pharmaceutical company founded in 2005, is based in Barcelona, Spain and focused on developing novel first-in-class therapies for the treatment of human diseases. The company has received the seal of Innovative SME from MINECO and achieved different R&D awards from international,… Read More

Fans of the Delays Bandmate Greg Gilbert Raise £100,000 on GoFundMe For Oversea Cancer Treatments

Earlier this week, the family of Delays singer and guitarist, Greg Gilbert, launched a GoFundMe campaign with a mission to raise £100,000 for his cancer treatment. Within a matter of days, over 4,600 fans of the Indie band gathered on the crowdfunding platform and raised… Read More

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

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

Brief: Humans of New York Raises Over $1.2M In Less Than Two Weeks on Geneorsity For Pediatric Cancer Research

Earlier this month, Humans of New York took to Indiegogo’s Geneorsity 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.  Founder of Human’s of New York, Brandon Stanton stated that key… Read More

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

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

Brief: Quincy Jones’ Kickstarter-Funded Standup Special Gets HBO Premiere Date

Last month, terminally ill comedian, Quincy Jones, received news from talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres, that his 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. Now, HBO… Read More

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

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

Skin Analytics Seeks Funds on Crowdcube to Battle Melanoma Using Smartphone App & Attachable Camera

Hoping to put an end to mortality rate for Melanoma, Skin Analytics has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £450,000 for its new early cancer detection device. The company shared: “Every 4 minutes someone is diagnosed with Melanoma. Every 10 minutes someone dies… Read More

Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 to Dancer’s GoFundMe Campaign

  Ready to repay someone who has helped her in the past, Taylor Swift hit GoFundMe once again to donate $50,000 towards one of her dancers, Toshi Davidson, who’s nephew is sick. The campaign’s description reads: “Baby Ayden is 13 months old. He was just… Read More

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

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

Revlon Teams Up With Crowdrise to Launch LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge

Beauty brand, Revlon, announced on Thursday the second phase of its new philanthropic platform designed to have a greater impact on women’s health initiatives with the Revlon LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge. The Revlon LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge is inviting charities dedicated to three leading health… Read More

Castle Biosciences Closes $11.7M Tranche of $20M Series F Financing

Castle Biosciences, Inc., a provider of molecular diagnostics to improve cancer treatment decisions, today announced it has closed the first tranche of a $20 million Series F financing, raising $11.7 million. The funding will be used to accelerate the growth in clinical adoption of Castle… Read More

“Bob’s Burger” Writer Wendy Molyneux Jokingly Launches GoFundMe Campaign to See “Entourage” Movie For Cancer Charity

Despite her loathing for the HBO series Entourage, Wendy Molyneux, the writer of Bob’s Burger has launched a GoFundMe campaign with a mission to see the show’s upcoming film. Molyneux set up the campaign with a goal to raise $10,000, which would force her to “see the worst movie of the year and… Read More

Fans of Surfer Blood Guitarist Thomas Fekete Flock to GoFundMe Following Rare Cancer Diagnosis

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

Uber Detroit Launches #UberPartnerKen Movement; Seeks Help For Sick Driver’s GoFundMe Campaign

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

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